Las Vegas

The Importance Of Taking Time For You

Dina Pestonji | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Living
Dina Pestonji

A few months ago, a lovely little birdie (aka my smart, insightful sister) told me something that I took to heart. She said "You don't want to be the reason you fail." If I work so hard and burnout, I will not be able to build a successful company.

Drug Smugglers Got So Stoned They Called 911 On Themselves

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada

We don’t have weapons or anything, “just a bunch of snacks.”

There's More To Downtown Las Vegas These Days

AmongMen.com | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada Travel
AmongMen.com

With all of the lights, the non-stop party scene, the gambling, over-the-top restaurants and shows, Vegas is a flashy adult playground that resonates with certain personalities. But with more and more developing in downtown Las Vegas, there's now a more low-key way to enjoy this city.

Gritty Freemont Street Makes For A Unique Vegas Experience

Julia Rosien | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Julia Rosien

A trip from the strip to downtown Vegas will cost you $30 - but the drinks are cheaper here and so is the food. And while you won't get the glitz of the strip, you'll get a slew of stories to tell when you get home.

Las Vegas Sidewalk Crash 'An Intentional Act'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada

A woman intentionally swerved her car onto the busy sidewalk two or three times, police said.

In Old Las Vegas, a New Culinary Movement Emerges

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

The best new restaurant in Las Vegas isn't housed in a gaudy hotel on the Strip. Nor is it adorned with the first name of its celebrity chef or a menu with prices that equate to the cost of one of the city's pricey theatre shows. It is on East Fremont Street, a downtown district with a sketchy reputation that is the epicentre of a revitalization project.

Quebec City, Las Vegas Invited To Phase 2 Of NHL Expansion

CP | Posted 08.06.2015 | Canada Business

The Quebec City and Las Vegas bids are the only two currently in the running

Only Quebec City, Las Vegas Submit Bids In NHL Expansion Process

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada

Expansion would be for the 2017-18 season, commissioner Gary Bettman said last month.

11 Things to Do in Las Vegas That You Won't Need to Keep Secret

Ayngelina Brogan | Posted 05.06.2016 | Canada Travel
Ayngelina Brogan

Sin City. City of Lights. The Gambling Capital of the World. If you're the kind of person who doesn't need what happened in Las Vegas to stay in Las Vegas then you may want to consider these seven fun activities.

How to Viva Las Vegan on the Strip

Sarah Deveau | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada Travel
Sarah Deveau

If you follow a plant-based diet, you won't want to leave finding food you can eat and still stay true to your vegan or vegetarian ideals to chance. Here are a few sure bets for vegans and vegetarians on the Las Vegas Strip.

WATCH: Las Vegas Hotel Implodes

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada

LAS VEGAS - In the end, demolition workers used an Old West method on Tuesday to finish an incomplete casino implosion in Las Vegas. "They lassoed ...

What to Do in Las Vegas

Sean Shannon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Travel
Sean Shannon

Canadians just can't seem to get enough of Las Vegas. According to the Conference Board of Canada, between January and July 2014 the number of arrivals from Canada increased by 12 per cent compared to the same time 2013. Here are a few unique itineraries, as curated by Expedia.ca and our Sin City Insiders.

11 Unique Experiences beyond the Las Vegas Strip

Abi Paul | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

Claiming to find uniqueness within one of the most unique places in the world is a conundrum in itself. Therefore during a recent media trip to Las Vegas, I was not sure what to expect. Turns out, most visitors, especially first timers, are so enchanted by the Strip, where the famed themed hotels and casinos are located, that they miss out on other attractions located on and beyond the Strip. This list showcases some of the unique experiences that visitors may not be aware of.

What Alberta Can Learn From Las Vegas' Downtown

Abi Paul | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

Calgary and Edmonton also benefit from greater concentration of people per square mile than Las Vegas. This is the reason why the Alberta model of revitalization works well up here. However, it would be interesting to see if the Las Vegas model can be imported north of the border. In the end, a successful model of downtown revitalization requires residential densification no matter how well the commercial component is developed.

What I *Wrote* This Week: The World's Greatest Card Trick

Andy Nulman | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada
Andy Nulman

Some veg out by a beach. Others sight-see incessantly. But for me, vacation time allows me to catch up on two passions, namely reading and writing...

What Vegas's #1 Impersonator Can Teach you about Hope

Abi Paul | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

Kenny Wizz was like every other normal kid growing up in Los Angeles during this decade. Well, almost. The peculiarity of having the aforementioned hair style and break dancing skills led many to remind him often of his uncanny resemblance to the Gloved One. Obviously, MJ's breakthrough meant a massive change in trajectory of the destiny of this normal kid.

This Toilet Costs You $40,000 A Night

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - From Grecian marble columns and heated toilet seats to steam showers that feature colour therapy, some of the most over-the-top bathroom...

Would You Buy From a Kindle Vending Machine?

Mitch Joel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

When last year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) rolled into Las Vegas, many were surprised and intrigued by Amazon's presence. They didn't have a typical booth on the trade show floor. Instead, they set up a Kindle vending machine inside the Las Vegas airport (near the ATM and soda pop).

There's More to Vegas than The Hangover Lets On

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

According to TripAdvisor users, there are two types of people: those who love Las Vegas and those who don't. I thought I was firmly in the second camp, until my partner suggested we go to Vegas for my first Travelzoo Experience. These tips should help gamblers and non-gamblers, luxury lovers and deal hunters alike to plan the perfect Vegas vacation.

SavvyMom Roundup: Concussions, Thanksgiving and Sinead vs. Miley

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Concussions, Thanksgiving, a runaway kid, Sinead and Miley and BlissDom all caught my attention this week. 1. I'll tell you what has caught most of...

The Cabana Scene in Las Vegas

AmongMen.com | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Travel
AmongMen.com

Sure, you can just grab a chaise longue at the main hotel pool, but if you're craving your own private space with staff dedicated to making sure your cocktail and food needs are met, splurge and book a cabana at any one of these hotels. We put in the research and soaked up some sun, enjoyed some nibbles (and a few cocktails), and found three of our favourite spots for cabana living, Vegas-style.

You Are The Headliner: Electric Daisy Carnival 2013

Dani Oliva | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Music
Dani Oliva

I really didn't like electronic music. I had no desire to listen to it. I grew up listening to Oldies, '77 Punk, Psychedelia, and '90s Alternative Roc...

10 Las Vegas Travel Tips

Travelzoo | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo

Whatever happens in Vegas certainly doesn't need to stay in Vegas. We've collected some of our Deal Experts' favorite tips and memories for traveling ...

Vegas "Sex" Casino: Would You Go With Your Spouse?

Debra Macleod | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Living
Debra Macleod

M.S. Shadlock's controversial sexual thriller, The Inferno, is about a "sex hotel and casino" in Las Vegas where you gamble with sex, not money. It explores -- among other things -- what happens when couples push the limits of their sexuality in an effort to spice-up their marriages. Would couples really go to a place like this?

Does Toronto Really Want to Be Las Vegas?

Samuel Getachew | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada
Samuel Getachew

Earlier this week, I attended a luncheon inside the historic First Canadian Place. It was sponsored by the Ontario Provincial District Council and Car...