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Holidays in the USA reviewed by luxury leisure reviews blogger ALadyofLeisure.com

Why you’re never too old to visit Las Vegas

Las Vegas holiday
The Bellagio hotel and casino – our home for the next seven days
You’re never too old to visit Las Vegas – and here’s the proof!

Just a few days in Sin City brought about a miraculous transformation in my 72-year old mother. For several weeks before our Las Vegas holiday, her main activity had been fretting about what to bring.

“Shall I take an umbrella?” she’d asked. I explained the temperature in May should be a balmy 40 degrees. She wasn’t convinced. “How about a mac then?”

Now, after just 48 hours in Vegas, she seemed an entirely different person. She got up from her sun lounger and said: ‘Right, I’m off to gamble and to have a gin and tonic. Can I borrow a hundred dollars?’

It was 10.30am. My mother rarely drank and her total gambling experience had been the penny-in-the-slots at the seaside as a child. What had I started? Continue reading Why you’re never too old to visit Las Vegas