Vegas is all about glitter, fun, feathers, money, consumption and more consumption. Three days is a maximum I can stand to be irradiated by air condition and the sound of slot machines, yet I would always go back – for three days. People traveling to Vegas don’t really have educational aspects in mind, unless you are there for some conferences. But even then, I wonder how much one can learn at a conference in Las Vegas?
However, if you feel the urge to get to know a little bit more about Las Vegas’s past, which is quite interesting ( think mafia bosses, show girls, crazy billionaires, dessert and money ), I deeply recommend making a visit to Las Vegas Neon Museum. This place is truly unique. Old, forgotten and abandoned lights are telling the history of nation’s Sin City. The makers of the museum did an amazing job in curating, restoring and creating an entertaining tour to enjoy the beauty of this power guzzling art. You will learn which sign was the first one to litt up, which one only lasted for few days, which one was marketing the atom test public watching party, why is Flamingo called Flamingo and many more fun facts about LV. I don’t want to be a spoiler so go, see and hear for yourself.
They are offering day and night tours, although lights are on during the night, I would go for the day tour. You will get much better pictures, in case you are interested in good pictures. The colors are just amazing in the day light. The tour goes for about 1h and costs $20. Don’t forget sunscreen and water. Remember, you are still in the dessert. Note: If you are a photographer and you plan on selling or using the pictures for any commercial purposes, you will have to take the photography tour which is about $75. For blogging or social media you are fine with the general admission.
I took about 350 pictures in one hour, so when the fine folks at Casetify reached out to me to try out their new, customizable iPhone cases using Instagrams I knew it had to be one form the Neon Museum. Long time I was against iPhone cases, but few painful headers of my iPhone taught me otherwise. Now my iPhone is protected, while still looking sleek ( super important to me) and reminding me of a fun day in Vegas. I really like the feature that you can use your own pictures. We are hoarding so many beautiful photos and if only one comes to a life beyond camera roll, we are good. Don’t feeling like using your own pictures? No worries. Browse the wide range on designs for everyone’s taste. Or you can consider gifting someone with your photo on the case. Bet your mom would be happy. So friends check out the Neon Museum when you are in Vegas and hop over now to Casetify to browse around and find your next iPhone case.
*The fine folks at Casetify invited me to try out their cases, but all opinions are my own and I talk only about things I really use and like.