As you can see from this post and the last, the Rio is a pretty fun place.  They have a VooDoo Beach with pools shaped like shells… I know because my room overlooked them (see pics below).

You also have got to love the view from my room. I started getting a bit picture happy taking them at night, during the day, and at sun rise (the pictures with a little color in the sky). (more…)


When you land in Vegas, you know you are there from the slot machines in the airport.  If that is not enough, the Chippendale dancers meet you at baggage claim (okay, its really just a big billboard of them – you have to go to the Rio to see them). (more…)

It is sound judgment to put on a bold face and ply your hand for a hundred times what it worth; forty-nine times out of fifty nobody dares to ‘call’, and you roll in the chips.

– A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court


I’ve been kind of serious in my last few posts.  I like talking social media but its time to focus on something more fun, vacation plans 🙂

The other day I made reservations for the Rio in Vegas in May.  I’ve been joking around with @RioVegas about hanging out at the VooDoo Beach (I thought Vegas was in a dessert but I’m no expert.  Maybe it is all sand?)    I’ve also been following a few more Vegas tweeters.  If you have recomendations of good people to follow, let me know. (more…)