Travel Reads: Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, written by Hunter S. Thompson, is a semi-autobiographical tale about a trip he takes in 1971 to cover the Mint 400, and the mishaps that occur along the way. An early version of the novel first appeared in Rolling Stone magazine, and would become known as the standard-bearer of … Continue reading Travel Reads: Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas

Saturday Stories: The Mizpah Hotel & The Lady in Red

To a lot of people, Nevada is synonymous with Las Vegas. Las Vegas is and has always been the big draw when it comes to the state and its tourism industry, from the days of Elvis and the Rat Pack to now, the era of UFC and Cirque du Soleil. But, beyond the neon signs, … Continue reading Saturday Stories: The Mizpah Hotel & The Lady in Red

Dog-Friendly Day Trips from Las Vegas

As we’ve talked about on this blog before, Las Vegas isn’t the most pet-friendly city you’ll visit. It’s starting to change, with hotels like the Delano and the Cosmopolitan leading the way on the Strip, and businesses like Lazy Dog introducing the pet-friendly trend into the community. But dog-friendly spaces on the Strip are little … Continue reading Dog-Friendly Day Trips from Las Vegas