USA series: Las Vegas to San Francisco

Goodbye Luxor - goodbye Las Vegas

Goodbye Luxor – goodbye Las Vegas

Alex and I have spent the last couple of days in Las Vegas and had a fantastic time.  Today we are leaving the bright lights of Las Vegas and travelling to San Francisco where we will spend 4 days exploring the city. 

Some of the highlights of San Francisco we are hoping to see include a trip out to Alcatraz, walking the Golden Gate Bridge and visiting Pier 39 & Golden Gate Park. Continue reading

USA series: Las Vegas casinos including New York-New York, MGM Grand and Paris


Excalibur is gloriously lit

Excalibur is gloriously lit

Alex and I are venturing out on our second day exploring the various hotels and casinos along the Las Vegas Boulevard “Strip”.

Today’s focus is on the eastern side of the Las Vegas Boulevard, working our way north from our first stop at New York-New York Hotel and Casino. New York- New York… a city so fantastic, they name it twice.

Other casinos on our list today include the MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood and Paris. Continue reading

USA series: Las Vegas hotels and casinos from Caesars Palace to Wynn

Fremont Street is so old school cool

Fremont Street is so old school cool

Today Alex and I will visit about 10 Las Vegas casinos, mainly focusing on some of the main hotels and casinos on the West side of Las Vegas Boulevard.

Some casinos we will walk to, others we can take a monorail to. Later tonight we will take a taxi to the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, which is otherwise referred to as the “old Vegas”. Continue reading