Las Vegas: the Underground @ the Mob Museum

The Mob Museum is located in the downtown part of Las Vegas. The museum is located where the old courthouse and post office was in the 1930’s. The courthouse also prosecuted gangsters! I discovered that…

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Las Vegas: Virgin Hotel

Las Vegas is booming and there’s a few new hotels and resorts. There’s going to be a new one opening in June called the World Resort. It’s close to Circus Circus and it’s located where…

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Las Vegas: Shaq’s Big Chicken

We heard Shaquille O’Neil opened a chicken place in Las Vegas. The Big Chicken restaurant is located across from the famous Hofbrauhaus in a strip mall. We went mid week at around 5:30 pm, so…

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Las Vegas: Barry Manilow at Westgate @BarryManilow @WestgateVegas

This is a late post, but back in September, Karen and I went to see Barry Manilow in concert. He’s playing at the Westgate Las Vegas through June 2019, and Karen’s brother was given free…

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Las Vegas: Flamingo hotel’s renovated rooms @FlamingoVegas

I use the Total Rewards “loyalty” cards from the Caesar’s Entertainment properties, where you earn points for free food, rooms, shows, and for any of their casinos throughout the world. I was in Las Vegas…

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Las Vegas: Metallica at T-Mobile Arena #METinVegas

Metallica was playing in Las Vegas the Monday after Thanksgiving.  I was able to get seats through Citibank, in section 19, Row H.  On the night of the event, we arrived at 5:45pm so we…

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Las Vegas: Bellagio, Celebrating Year of the Dog #LunarNewYear

After the Golden Knights game, Karen and I cut through the Monte Carlo hotel and took the free tram/monorail to the Bellagio, which was also the final stop. The station is located in the back…

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Las Vegas: Anaheim Ducks vs Vegas Golden Knights (#ANAvsVGN)

My bucket list is to visit every NHL arena, and after checking off T-Mobile, I only have 3 arenas left to go… so when I say this a 5 star venue, it’s because I have been to…

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Las Vegas: Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers is a Boston burger restaurant owned by chef Paul Wahlberg in partnership with two of his celebrity brothers Donnie and Mark.  There are 14 locations, but only 1 in Nevada… and this one is located in…

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Las Vegas: Cosmopolitan

So it’s been 2 months, and that means it’s time for another Vegas visit. Now that the casinos have started charging for parking, I try to stay at a Caesar’s Entertainment property. However, the Cosmopolitan…

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Las Vegas: Bellagio Conservatory

The Bellagio Hotel has a conservatory, where they have the most amazing seasonal display made from flowers and plants.  You just have to stop by when they have the exhibit, and its free. The rotation…

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Las Vegas: Viet Noodle Bar

Las Vegas has plenty of food to offer. You can find almost anything you want, on and off the Strip.  We try to get away from the Strip and eat where the locals eat.  About…

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Las Vegas: Neon Boneyard museum (@NeonMuseum)

Las Vegas isn’t a very old city. It was founded in 1905 but has a lot of history, and this place has the signature part of Sin City, the neon lights!  The Neon Boneyard is…

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Las Vegas: Caesar’s Palace

December is probably the best time of the year to visit Las Vegas. For one thing, it’s not scorching hot!  The weather is actually quite cool, even as low as 47 degrees, and the high…

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Las Vegas: Gritz Café (@gritzcafe)

I’ve had this place bookmarked for the longest time.  They serve fried chicken, waffles and grits… sinful, comfort food.  The reviews on yelp said the place is tiny, a bit slow (as they cook to…

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Las Vegas: Rao’s (@RaosRestaurants)

This place has been bookmarked for the longest time, as I definitely love the Rao’s sauce that you can get at the market. Best sauce on the market, hands down. So I decided to bite…

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Las Vegas: Elton John, the million dollar piano 

I was fortunate to get these tickets for free as I am a Platinum holder for the Total Reward program. I wasn’t sure what sort of seats I’d get for free, but I scored Rear…

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