The Spectacular Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada

April 21st, 2017

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Have you wanted to escape San Francisco Bay Area, but didn’t want to break the bank at the same time? Do you want to experience a choice of eight award-winning restaurants, a four-star spa as well as a 60,000 square foot casino that is all under one roof? If so, the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa … Continued

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To spend a night in Reno By MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh Born as snow melt from the Sierra Nevadans in Lake Tahoe, the Truckee River runs eastward onto the Paiute Tribe Reservation and into Pyramid Lake. The icy waters, wild in parts and almost stagnant in others, flow directly through the heart of downtown Reno, Nevada. So “Renoites”, … Continued

A man in a bubblegum-pink crushed velvet suit and matching top hat stood along side a woman dressed like a gypsy in layers of colorful silks and linens, joyously waving to Jim and me as we rolled slowly to the checkpoint that emerged from the afternoon dust. We stopped the truck and our brightly clad … Continued

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This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh  from Nevada now living in New Zealand. Thanks for your entry MaiLynn! Hanoiis a city to be felt, not explained. It is a city of paradoxes. It is visceral, it is complex, it is elegant, it is ugly. Modern. … Continued