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If you happen to be traveling to Las Vegas this year then you are in for a treat. Vegas is known to be a city that never sleeps, as day or night there is always something going on, from visiting the Grand Canyon in the sunny weather to making a few wins on slot machines on the Strip. If you are a big fan of slots machines then you will be happy to know casinos especially on the Las Vegas Strip have all different types of slot machines including film and TV show themed ones. (more…)
In addition to its many other attractions, New York City features ten major stadiums for sporting events, concerts, parades, and more. Many of these stadiums boast rich histories, some going back more than a century, and little-known features that surprise New Yorkers and visitors alike. The above infographic, created by InterContinental Hotels Group, offers NYC visitors facts and tidbits of information about New York City’s stadiums and tips for finding nearby entertainment.
For instance, did you know that there have been four versions of the iconic Madison Square Garden across three different New York locations? There’s a chance it may move again, too. It’s also where the legendary Michael Jordan played his first professional basketball game, scoring an impressive 33 points as the Bulls faced off against the Knicks. Barclays Center, designed in part by SHoP Architects, is the first entertainment venue in the New York metropolitan area to carry the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver Certification.
What we love about old cities like London are the many fascinating discoveries that are literally beneath the surface of the streets. The London Underground subway system or the Tube, as its popularly called, is no exception. The team from London Pass has put together this great infographic with fun facts and history. Here are some highlights:
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When enough people share a hobby there will invariably be places which pop up as the best places for enthusiasts to visit. Gambling is one of the oldest hobbies in the book, and it’s a hobby which is shared among millions of people around the world. As a result, if you’re looking to check out the very best casinos in the world you may have a little bit of traveling to do.
However, if you’re traveling across the world to engage in one of your favorite hobbies, it can be extremely rewarding getting out and seeing a few of the local sites. You can go to Vegas and play Blackjack to your heart’s content (be sure to get your game up to scratch with this academy style quiz), but that’s like going to Egypt and not seeing the Great Pyramid of Giza – sure the scuba was fun, but you can’t help but feel like you’ve missed a trick here. If you’re looking to get the greatest value out of your trip, here are a few extra places you can stop by while you’re in the area.
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Dublin is a city bursting with culture – you just need to look around and you’ll be stunned at the wide variety of things to do and learn about the capital.
The city experts at the Dublin Pass have looked outside the guidebook and downtrodden tourist path, veering away from your typical museums and attractions in favor of quirky and little museums of Dublin. Let’s look at some of the best in their category; from little Irish leprechauns to celebrating the history of the capital through the ages – here are our top peculiar museums in Dublin.