Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Drink Vodka in an Ice Bar

Having a drink in an ice bar first made it onto my bucket list a few years ago after my friend, Tina, posted pictures of her visit to The Absolut Ice Bar in London. I had not realised that these places existed outside of cold countries! My partner was less excited, and refused the London […]

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Visit to The Valley of Fire, Nevada

We ended up missing our flight home from Las Vegas, but Virgin Atlantic were very good and allowed us to transfer our flights home for the next available flight. There was some sort of holiday weekend going on, so the next day’s flight was already fully booked, as were many of the hotels. In the […]

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Visit Hoover Dam

I first saw the iconic Dam in person when we flew over it on our way to the Grand Canyon a few days earlier.  It is a pretty spectacular feat of human engineering.  We were told that there was enough cement in the Dam to put a sidewalk around the equator! It’s actually as wide […]

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Helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon, and a night in a tipi at Grand Canyon Working Ranch

One of the things we wanted to do during our stay in Las Vegas was take a few days out to visit the Grand Canyon. We um-ed and ah-ed about whether to hire a car and drive down, or whether to take a helicopter tour, but I thought it would be awesome to fly through […]

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Zip-Lining from the top of Red Mountain, Nevada

Bootleg Canyon Flightlines – Zip Lining Experience from The Top of Red Mountain Before we left, for our trip to Las Vegas, I did a ton of research on the Internet about cool things we could do whilst we were out there, since we didn’t want to spend an entire week on the Strip.  You […]

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Las Vegas!

Well, I think everyone should visit Las Vegas once in their life… It’s never been a place that tops my personal list, but we had the opportunity of a holiday away from the kids in May of this year (3 months ago now), and decided to go somewhere that we couldn’t go with them normally. […]

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The Bucket List

After deciding my new life approach, I got around to the hard part… Deciding what I actually wanted to put on MY list.  It’s very easy to put things on that you think you ‘should’ want to do, or things that other’s perceive as important, and why not I guess?  However, I wanted my list […]

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