Shanghai, China’s largest city, is an exciting metropolitan city with an intriguing cultural diversity in architecture, history, food and people. With its large influx of Europeans who made their home here in the early part of the 20th century, Shanghai became known by the 1930s as one of the most exciting, sophisticated cities in the world. Today, some parts of Shanghai (such as Old Town) are distinctly Chinese, while other… Read More
What better way is there to start off a day in Baja than with a meal of huevos rancheros? The Mexican-style egg breakfast was served, along with orange juice, tortillas and salsa, by a delightful local girl named Maria. I enjoyed the meal in a small restaurant located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur. Read More
Today’s Beijing is an almost schizophrenic mish-mash of history and cutting-edge modernity; ancient culture and youthful energy; traditional customs and punk rock. Along with this new Beijing comes cool, creative places to see and be seen, where young hipsters hang out and party down.
No longer reserved for gamblers and wild bachelor parties, Las Vegas now has everything the female heart desires. Once considered a playground for groups of men, Las Vegas also offers a blissful escape from the daily grind for groups of women. According to statistics at insiderlv.com, 50% of visitors to Vegas are women and 79% of Vegas visitors are married. That means more and more women are visiting Sin City for the ultimate girlfriend getaway.
Showgirls are one of the first things that come to mind when I think of Las Vegas. So, on a recent visit I thought it would be best to immerse myself in the true culture of Sin City: adult entertainment. Since the talented Jubilee! dancers have been high-kicking for almost 30 years, it seemed like the perfect choice.
The first topless show to hit Vegas was Minsky’s Follies in 1957. Since then, many adult shows have opened in Sin City, such as Folies Bergere at the Tropicana and Fantasy at the Luxor.
When the sun sets, the streets of downtown Coeur d’Alene empty of tourists and families and fill with bar-hoppers ready to party. Planning a big night out? Whatever the theme of your get-together may be, downtown Coeur d‘Alene has a venue that will meet your needs and exceed your expectations.
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Chicago is home to the blues, offering a lively scene with many blues clubs and bars scattered throughout the city. Get ready for a night devoted to the blue chord progressions and blue notes that make up this music genre while visiting Buddy Guy’s Legends, on Wabash Avenue in the South Loop, for a full evening of food, drink and blues.
The blues, contrary to its name, is a joyful, celebratory music, and the true blues experience occurs when there is a call and response from the instruments and the vocals, with an additional call and response between the audience and the band.
Even at night, wandering Palm Springs in summer is not for the faint of heart. The sun may be gone, but the heat lingers. For the intrepid traveler hoping to beat the crowds and enjoy the cosmopolitan flair of this desert oasis, a little "sweat equity" is worth the effort.