Las Vegas

Vegas, Babies! Top Kid-Friendly Activities in Sin City

February 7, 2014

This post is a joint venture between Angela Tsai and Kendra Thornton, the former Director of Communications at Orbitz and mother of three from Chicago. Find Kendra’s top kid-friendly Vegas picks down below as well as her travel tips on Twitter at @kendrathornton. It’s no shocker that Vegas gets a bum rap, kid-wise. It’s a [...]

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8 seconds to the boy next door

January 17, 2012

8 seconds. That’s the time it took to run full speed door to door, from 25 Tuscan Place to 21 Tuscan Place — but only if you cut through the row of evergreen trees that separated our properties, instead of going down my driveway and back up Danny’s. It was a familiar run across stone, [...]

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Some darn cute Lion King cubs

January 3, 2012

Over the course of the two-and-a-half year run of the Lion King in Las Vegas, a plethora of babies were born, including our little Max. (It also seemed as if the entire makeup department got knocked up at the same time. Something in the face paint, perhaps?) In total, there were 10 babies, including two [...]

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The last night of Lion King Las Vegas

December 31, 2011

Yesterday was our final bow. Although it’s always sad to end a show’s run, the night was filled with joy for me. I am so grateful for this experience and everyone we have come to know and love. Being here in Las Vegas these past two years marks an important time in my life; not [...]

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No place like home

December 27, 2011

When you close your eyes and click your heels together like Dorothy, what do you see as home? We are about to leave a house in Las Vegas. A real house, our first “grown-up” house — one with a garage, washer/dryer, neighborhood pool and playground, and kitchen pantry full of Trader Joe’s goodies. We even [...]

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Getting ready for a life on the road

December 3, 2011

We are going on a tour across the country. Won’t you join us? “Cool! Road trip!” you say. To that, we laugh.  This is no whirlwind stint; we are not stopping at rest stops, cheesing it up at touristy landmarks or shacking up at motor lodges, knowing that we’ll eventually make our way back home. [...]

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