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Las Vegas Hotels: More Name Changes Than Zsa Zsa PDF Print E-mail

The late glamor queen married nine times. And, as with many Sin City hotels, it seemed every time she put on a new coat of paint, she took on a new name. The same keeps happening in Sin City. The latest change is the venerable downtown hotel Fitzgeralds, soon to be named the D Las Vegas.

Others have included The Sands to The Venetian, Monte Carlo to Park MGM, Aladdin to Planet Hollywood, San Remo to Hooters, Lady Luck to Downtown Grand, Barbary Coast to Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. So, when making your next Vegas reservation, be sure to check it again while on your way. You may arrive at a newly-named destination.

Paris, France: Some Bare Facts For Nude Art Lovers PDF Print E-mail

Hey, if so many of those museum paintings and sculptures are of nude people, so why not allow visitors to appreciate the art in the same natural way? As a trial, the Palais du Tokyo museum welcomed nude visitors for just one day, but may make it a regular daily feature.

The very liberal French city already boasts at least one nudist café and clothes-optional park. Therefore, if Paris is on your spring or summertime destination list this year, and you want to shred and join in, you’ll be able to travel with a smaller suitcase. www.nydailynews.com/news/world/paris-museum-welcomes-nude-visitors

New Bridge In China: Eat Your Heart Out, Golden Gate PDF Print E-mail

The famed San Francisco bridge is a mere 1.7 miles long. Spanning 34 miles, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is the world's longest sea-crossing structure ever built.

The new bridge linking those three destinations cuts commute time from three hours to a mere 30 minutes, putting them all within an hour's connection of each other. If your travels take you to the area, enjoy the convenience and scenery along the way. www.cnn.com/2018/05/04/asia/hong-kong-zhuhai-macau-bridge/index

Venice, Italy: Problems With Too Many Tourists PDF Print E-mail

Your travel4seniors.com has visited the beautiful city several times, and always found it enjoyable. However, recent news reports declare it’s just too crowded, and the citizens demand restrictions. So, if you’ll be there during the next several months, be aware of new laws that could affect your visit. www.express.co.uk/news/world/951345/italy-news-venice-tourism-visit-bank-holiday-may

Didn’t Another Forbidden Fruit Case Happen Way Back When? PDF Print E-mail

A woman passenger on a Delta flight from Paris put an apple she saved from the in-flight lunch into her bag. When she went through customs, the illegal apple was confiscated and she was fined $500. She had committed the crime of bringing forbidden foreign fruit into the USA.

The lesson for senior travelers, other than suffering the punishment of Adam and Eve, is to make sure you comply with all customs regulations when re-entering the country.


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