You asked for it, you got. Based on feedback from you, my YouTube viewers and podcast listeners, you seem to like the little updates more than single topic podcasts. I agree. They are more timely, they can be more informative for the Vegas Tourist heading this way soon. Throw in an occasional interview, maybe a guest co-host and of course, my always popular unbias … [Read more...] about Mondays with Mark – Vegas Updates
So you have had enough of the Las Vegas Strip and want to spend a day away from the tourist madness? Well, I have just the remedy for you. A day trip. Rent a car, get some supplies and head out of town and see the rest of the world around us. My favorite day trip for weary tourists is the Valley of Fire Loop. The Drive This little drive is about 3 to 4 hours not … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Day Trip: Valley of Fire Loop
Who would have ever thought that a little town built in 1931, in the middle of the Mohave desert, far from anything resembling existence, a town built to house the dam workers for what would become Hoover Dam; would one day become home to one of the top film festivals in the world?? Surpise!! It Has!! When I first started to do tours and I learned of the film festival, I … [Read more...] about What is The Dam Short Film Festival?
It's the first week in January and that can only mean one thing. The annual geekfest known as CES has rolled into town and Las Vegas is filled with people and technology! I mean a lot of people. Like 160,000 people from all around the world. They pretty much fill up all the hotel rooms in town. So if you went room shopping for this week and noticed a spike in room rates, … [Read more...] about CES 2019 Day One
The one thing Las Vegas is really good at is blowing things up. We love to have a reason to light up some dynamite and New Year's Eve seems like the best time to do it lately! It is called "America's Party" for good reason. Even with near freezing weather, approximately 375,000 people filled the Las Vegas Strip to ring in the New Year with about 80,000 pyrotechnics … [Read more...] about 2019 New Years Eve. Vegas Style!