Synopses & Reviews
What Will Your Las Vegas Encounter Be?
...contemplating your cards while swigging free martinis at a high-stakes poker table (p.32)
...keeping up with the go-go dancers at 5am (p.130)
...stuffing your face with roasted duck, caviar and champagne at a buffet (p.93)
...looking for 'old Vegas' amid 99 cent shrimp cocktails and deep-fried Oreos (p.108)
...trying on Manolo Blahniks, buying a Cartier watch and test-driving a Ferrari (p.82)
...catching the show then snooping around in the showgirls' dressing room (p.136)
Discover Twice the City in Half the Time...
...full-color, pull-out map for easy navigation
...our fabulous author recommends the very best food, shows, shops, clubs, kitsch, and more
...hand-picked highlights, itineraries and web resources help you make the most of a short trip
...locals share the love: meet an Elvis impersonator, high-limit dealer, the chef of Rosemary's and a Star Trek alien.
Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."
, April 2007
'...Encounter guides...discreet in size, but generous enough on page count to provide a fuller city experience minus the hefty guidebook load.'
San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.
Offering a strong focus on the wild and wacky side of Las Vegas, this quick-trip guide features full-color photos throughout and easy-to-use gatefold maps that take visitors to all the hot spots of the Entertainment Capital of the World.
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