Tag: Fountains

how to be a tourist in las vegas

how to be a tourist in las vegas

Win some money! I’m not really a gambler. I think I’m too cheap to gamble. But maybe it’s because I feel like I always end up losing and I’d rather spend that lost money on something else. But there’s something about those slot machines. The bright lights, the music - in fact, they say that’s … Continue reading how to be a tourist in las vegas

what it’s like to almost ride your tandem bike into the chicago river

what it’s like to almost ride your tandem bike into the chicago river

It’s pretty scary. It’s sheer panic. That moment when your life flashes before your eyes. It’s the same moment you lose control of your tandem bike and you think you’re about to ride it into the unsightly green, murky waters of the Chicago river. A thousand thoughts are running through your mind but you just … Continue reading what it’s like to almost ride your tandem bike into the chicago river

there’s more to florence than just the duomo

there’s more to florence than just the duomo

1. La Porta del Paradiso (Ghiberti’s Doors of Paradise) - at the time of my visit (September 2014), the museum was closed. However, they have one set of doors displayed outside. If you want to get anywhere near that door, go in the early evening to avoid the hoards of tourists. It’s not AS crowded…..keyword, “As”. … Continue reading there’s more to florence than just the duomo