Category Archives: Nevada

Picture Perfect: Christmas 2012 at Bellagio!

(We are republishing this post from Christmas 2012 so you can take a look at one of the most over-the-top holiday rooms we’ve ever seen — the Bellagio Conservatory in Las Vegas.  You just may get inspired to deck out … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime

If there’s a more lively place at nighttime than Las Vegas, we just haven’t been there (although Shanghai’s Bund comes close)!  It’s “lights on” everywhere — from the dancing Bellagio fountains to the uplighted Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas to the brown … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

It’s only fitting that the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge would focus on the word Beginning at the start of a new year.  The word itself makes me think of many personal beginnings — plans for work, renovations that need to … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: High

Sue Llewellyn who writes A Word in Your Ear posted the Word a Week Challenge for this week.  The word is HIGH, and her pictures of Victoria Falls in Zambia inspired me to go back through my photos taken at … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Tropical

We rarely travel to the tropics.  In fact, aside from a trip to Maui a few years ago, I can’t remember a time that the term tropical paradise had any direct bearing on us. But looking at these pictures from … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Metallic

When I saw the Word a Week Challenge for this week with the word METALLIC, I remembered something that caught my eye this past January. I was driving from the Las Vegas Strip on I-15 to a school in Clark … Continue reading

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Seven swanky lobbies to see: Vegas hotels (Part Two)!

Come to think of it, selecting just seven hotels from all that Vegas has to offer is a daunting task, to be sure.  But thinking of which ones we’d like to see again, these really are our top sites to … Continue reading

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Seven swanky lobbies to see : Vegas hotels (Part One)!

No matter where you stay in Vegas, you can’t escape (nor would you want to) the lights, sounds, and excitement of The Strip.  It’s where people from all over the world gather, roam, raise a toast, and stand in awe … Continue reading

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Bellagio’s Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrate Chinese New Year in style!

Although the official date for Chinese New Year is February 10th this year, the gardeners, artists, and designers at Bellagio have been ready to ring in the Year of the Snake since . . . well, maybe since last year! … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fall at Bellagio — It’s Vegas, Baby!

Call me old.  Call me silly.  Call me small-town girl gaping at the site of big-city Vegas.  And you’d be justified. It was my inaugural visit to Sin City, and I was wowed. Not by the casinos, the shows, and … Continue reading

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