i think this 48 hours in fill-in-the-blank city could become a thing. i’m really really enjoying it. it gives me an excuse to travel more and to try a bunch of new places. i used to go to cities with no plan. now i’ve got all kinds of plans.
one of my biggest travel complaints is that it’s hard to find the best stuff to do in cities. you can google, but most of the stuff you find is written for the masses and we are not the masses.
this weekend i took on vegas for the super bowl. i’ve been to las vegas a lot. in fact, i’ve been so much that i don’t feel like throwing out a number. i have a love / hate relationship with that city. i used to joke that i’ll just send them a check once a year for $1000 and skip the hangovers and long plane flight. with that said, each year i go i feel like i get better at it and with this last trip now in the books, i can safely say i’ve finally got it down.
since there were three of us this past weekend, we stayed at the venetian. hat tip to the venetian for being awesome – not super expensive for 3; easy check in; huge room with 2 queen size beds and a pullout sofa; convenient to most of the other casinos; and easy checkout. boom! what more could you want. Continue reading