Welcome to another podcast and this one will start a new direction for the long-running podcast. After hearing comments from the listeners over the years, every time I seem to have drifted off course, you said you liked the more focused podcats where we talk about Las Vegas and some of the highlights. As well, many of you said you liked the shorter versions. I agree. They … [Read more...] about 253 What is Mondays With Mark?
This past weekend the little town that built a dam, that would be Boulder City, Nevada, held its 15th annual Dam Short Film Festival. That's right. Boulder City, that tiny town 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas, has a film festival that also ranks as one of the top film festivals in the world! I know, I was shocked as well. Before it all got going, I had some time to talk … [Read more...] about 252 Talking About The Dam Short Film Festival
We are back for the new year!! Yes, A New Year and a New Podcast! My wife Debbie Anthony joins me as we talk about a few "Vegas" things before digging into our recent weekend away, out of town. That means we start with a quick roundup of #CES2019 and some of the cool if not frightening gadgets on display. We are no longer talking science fiction here folks. Not even … [Read more...] about 251 Going to The Jamboree
Recently, I had an opportunity to take a small group of people on a special tour to the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim, Bryce Canyon, and finally Zion National Park. Here is my trip report from the North Rim. The other voice you hear on this podcast is my beautiful and wonderful wife, Miss Debbie! We do start the podcast with little highlights from some recent … [Read more...] about 250 Touring the Grand Canyon North Rim
In this episode, I talk with Mike Nelson, the author of a book titled “We Are Going In” A book about the June 30, 1956, midair collision between a United DC 7 and a TWA Constellation over the Grand Canyon. Mike’s uncle was one of the victims of the Grand Canyon plane crash. A devastating crash that helped change the way we fly today. Last year I came across Mike’s book … [Read more...] about 249 Talking About “We Are Going In”
Welcome back to another Vegas Tourist Podcast. This one is a little different. I am flying solo but that's because this one is all about a very unique program that they have at the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. The owners of the Palazzo and the Venetian resorts in Las Vegas and around the world. Back in March, I saw that the Las Vegas Sands Corporation was holding their 6th … [Read more...] about 248 Talking About Responsible Gaming Ambassadors
Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast. This week, Mark and Debbie talk about watching the PBR's Last Cowboy Standing, the Vegas Golden Knights and their review of Wayne Newton's newest show at the intimate Windows Showroom at Balleys. New posting of The Vegas Tourist Travels, On The Road - Older stuff on places we have been to just never posted yet... We attended … [Read more...] about 247 Wayne Newton’s show plus other Vegas Tourist Tidbits
Welcome to Podcast #246 - Mark and Debbie return! We have had a busy couple of weeks and come to you with lots of good stuff. First, we talk about our Sundance Las Vegas City Lights Helicopter night flight over Las Vegas (awesome). Did we mention that on Easter Sunday, we hiked up a mountain to look at some concrete arrows? Don't worry, she survived this hike without … [Read more...] about 246 Talking About Tape Face and Other Tourist Tidbits!
Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast. This episode, Mark, and Debbie Anthony catch up on some of the Vegas Tourist Tidbits. Get a little opinionated about some of the topics and then get into a great show review! At the Westgate Resort (The old International/Hilton) in the very same theater where Elvis performed, two Las Vegas icons reunite for a night of memories, … [Read more...] about 245 Talking About Soundtrack – Clint Holmes & Earl Turner
Just outside Las Vegas, towards the California border, just past the Seven Magic Mountains display is a little old mining town, rich in Las Vegas history. The main focus of the town and its tourism draw is its haunted saloon. The Pioneer Saloon. Noel Sheckles purchased the Pioneer Saloon in December of 2006, after beating out 6 other interested parties for the honor of saying … [Read more...] about 244 Talking About the Pioneer Saloon