Ask any star of popular culture who’s endured their ‘moment of shame’: reputations are hard to shake. Cities, though, are usually many things to many people. A cornucopia of diversity from gritty emerging neighbourhoods with artist-led gentrification to glitzy districts renowned for haute couture or gastronomy. Barcelona may have a reputation for pickpocketing, but its embarrassment of cultural riches, its beaches and balmy weather, soon put petty criminals to the back of the mind.
There is so much to do and see on the Las Vegas Strip that it can be difficult to break away from it. But once you do — whether it’s because you’re on a budget, don’t gamble, or want a break from the hubbub — there’s all sorts of attractions to explore. It doesn’t matter if you’re in Vegas with a bunch of friends or for a family reunion, because you’ll find something that everyone will love, from beautiful nature hikes to quirky museums. Read full article