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Lip Smacking Foodie Tour of Las Vegas

Escargots at Brasserie Bardot, Lip Smacking Foodie Tour of Las Vegas

As a first time visitor, searching for the best things to do in the city of sin, it was a foodie tour of Las Vegas that jumped out and tickled my taste buds. Exploring a destination by its food offerings is often the best way to get to know a place.

Known as a gambling mecca the world over, it’s a little known secret that Vegas is fast becoming a foodie destination. While the who’s who of celebrity chefs are queuing up to open restaurants in Sin City, I discovered Lip Smacking Foodie Tours offers the inside track on the best places to dine.

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Winter in New York

Staten Island Ferry (© Sara Chardin)

The recent snowstorm in the United States, brings back magical memories of winter in New York – the city that never sleeps.

Friends had warned me that New York would be freezing in winter, but I wasn’t expecting the plane to touch down on snowy tarmac. As a first time visitor, I grabbed a yellow cab for my journey to Manhattan Island. The cab driver seemed thrilled his passenger was so excited to be in his city, and pointed out the Chrysler Building glittering in the darkness – “It’s the one that looks like a Christmas tree.”

Here’s my 10 top tips for making the most of winter in New York:

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