Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sunday Travel Photo #40: Paradise Island, The Bahamas

Atlantis.  Paradise Island.  The Bahamas January 2014.


Overview of Paradise Island

Paradise Island is found in Bahamas. It was formerly known as Hog Island. The island is located on 685 acres of land just off the shore of Nassau. There are two bridges that connect this island to the island of New Providence. Both bridges cross Nassau Harbor. The bridges were built in 1966 and in the 1990s respectively for the first and the second bridges. Before World War II, the island was privately owned by a Swedish entrepreneur known as Axel Wenner-Green. The Island has an airport that allows in visitors from far getting in with much ease.

Casinos and Nightlife
There are many casinos and night clubs in Paradise Island that will ensure that your nightlife is well catered for.

Beaches
The average temperature of beach water is 80ยบ. You will surely enjoy every moment in these white sand beaches.

Water Activities
There are various water activities that are enjoyed here at Paradise Island. Some of the top activities include; diving, swimming with dolphins and cruise drives.

Romantic Ambiance
There can never be a better place to experience romance than in Bahamas. At Paradise Island, you can be rest assured of a romantic ambiance. Many people have had their weddings hosted in this island.

Island Culture
You can enjoy the widely celebrated Nassau Island culture here at Paradise Island.

How to get to Paradise Island
The easiest way of getting to Paradise Island is by the use of an aircraft. Some people have made grand entries to this place by using choppers to land here. If you can afford, a chopper landing is the best.


Friday, May 15, 2015

I'm in Wisconsin for my family graduation ceremony













Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Mandalay Bay Aquarium Las Vegas


This shark reef aquarium is owned by the Mandalay Bay Resort, and located there as well. 


The main tank has a volume of 1.3 million US gallons, ranking it among the largest in all of North America. 



It features more than 2000 species of sea animals including giant rays, sawfish, piranha, the very rare golden crocodile and jellyfish.

















The two cool things to do at the Venetian Las Vegas

The Venetian is a lavish all suite casino hotel with an Italian theme. It is found on the Strip, a distance of 1.5 miles away from the Convention Center of Las Vegas. The plush suites feature Wi-Fi, flat screens, Egyptian linens and minibars. Some selected ones have dining and living areas, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, marble baths and club lounge access.





The hotel also has shops and gondola rides on its artificial canals to add to its buzzy casino. Restaurants run by celebrity chefs, a nightclub, bars and a theatre are also available. 
















For those with a taste in art and history, Madame Tussauds museum which has wax replicas of American icons, all in life-size, should be an awesome stop.