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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

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.

Phoenix AZ: Enjoy The Desert City’s Arts Free On First Fridays PDF Print E-mail

Each month, mix with and enjoy members of the Phoenix art community while experiencing some of the city’s best galleries, art sales and events along the Roosevelt Row Arts District. There are also guided art walks, food specialties along the street, as well as music and performers. Hop on and off the free shuttle to take in all the festivities. artlinkphx.org/first-fridays

Wanna Have A 12-Day Weightless Space Hotel Vacation? PDF Print E-mail

The first outer space airborne luxury hotel, Aurora Station, is expected to welcome its first guests in 2022. All you’ll need to get way up there is some ground training and a $9.5 million passenger ticket. Most likely the first on the list will be wealthy pro sports jocks, rock stars, nerdy tech billionaires and rich business pals of Donald Trump. For more info, go to www.cnn.com/travel/article/aurora-station-luxury-space-hotel


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