Cynthia Reed

Cynthia Reed

Four-time winner of BlogHer’s Voices of the Year award and the nonfiction editor for yeah write, a weekly blogging challenge with work appearing in Brain, Child, The Huffington Post, Vibrant Nation, In the Powder Room, Aiming Low, I Just Want to Pee Alone, and WhatToExpect.com.

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Hotel Experiences

The 6 Best Hotels Near the Las Vegas Convention Center

The 6 Best Hotels Near the Las Vegas Convention Center

Nearly 22,000 conventions are held in Las Vegas every year, so hotels near event spaces are always in demand. But a trip to Vegas for business doesn’t have to be devoid of pleasure. Skip the bland chains and stay at these spots instead.
13 Hotels With the Best Shows in Las Vegas

13 Hotels With the Best Shows in Las Vegas

It’s called the “Entertainment Capital of the World” for a reason. From grand production shows to late-night lounge acts to the hottest celebrity residencies, Las Vegas offers a stage for every audience. Unlike Broadway, where tourists must leave their hotels to hit the theater, Las Vegas resorts
Don't Stay on the Strip: The 4 Best Hotels in Downtown Las Vegas

Don't Stay on the Strip: The 4 Best Hotels in Downtown Las Vegas

Recent tourism numbers show that the popularity of Downtown is growing faster than ever. And why not? It offers all the fun of the Strip, but with lower prices and looser slots. Most Downtown hotels are right off the Fremont Street Experience, which is a free 24/365 street party. In addition to offering
The 7 Best Cheap Hotels in Las Vegas

The 7 Best Cheap Hotels in Las Vegas

Now that the economy is on a heat streak, prices are going up everywhere and Las Vegas may not feel like the bargain it once was. But with a tiny bit of effort, you can still great deals. In general, Downtown hotels are going to be cheaper than their Strip counterparts. Make sure to calculate resort
The 14 Best Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

The 14 Best Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

It’s Vegas, Baby! Nothing is better than staying in the middle of the action on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. While all of the major Strip hotels are guaranteed to leave guests with happy memories, here are our picks for the best of the best Strip properties.
The 12 Best Hotel Restaurants in Las Vegas

The 12 Best Hotel Restaurants in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is underrated for its dining. Sure, people know that this town offers great meals. It’s famous for its hospitality, after all. But even without all the glitz and glamour, Las Vegas is one of the best culinary destinations in the world. Celebrity chefs vie for the bragging rights of a signature
The 6 Best Hotels Near the Las Vegas Convention Center

The 6 Best Hotels Near the Las Vegas Convention Center

Nearly 22,000 conventions are held in Las Vegas every year, so hotels near event spaces are always in demand. But a trip to Vegas for business doesn’t have to be devoid of pleasure. Skip the bland chains and stay at these spots instead.
13 Hotels With the Best Shows in Las Vegas

13 Hotels With the Best Shows in Las Vegas

It’s called the “Entertainment Capital of the World” for a reason. From grand production shows to late-night lounge acts to the hottest celebrity residencies, Las Vegas offers a stage for every audience. Unlike Broadway, where tourists must leave their hotels to hit the theater, Las Vegas resorts
Don't Stay on the Strip: The 4 Best Hotels in Downtown Las Vegas

Don't Stay on the Strip: The 4 Best Hotels in Downtown Las Vegas

Recent tourism numbers show that the popularity of Downtown is growing faster than ever. And why not? It offers all the fun of the Strip, but with lower prices and looser slots. Most Downtown hotels are right off the Fremont Street Experience, which is a free 24/365 street party. In addition to offering
The 7 Best Cheap Hotels in Las Vegas

The 7 Best Cheap Hotels in Las Vegas

Now that the economy is on a heat streak, prices are going up everywhere and Las Vegas may not feel like the bargain it once was. But with a tiny bit of effort, you can still great deals. In general, Downtown hotels are going to be cheaper than their Strip counterparts. Make sure to calculate resort
The 14 Best Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

The 14 Best Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

It’s Vegas, Baby! Nothing is better than staying in the middle of the action on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. While all of the major Strip hotels are guaranteed to leave guests with happy memories, here are our picks for the best of the best Strip properties.
The 12 Best Hotel Restaurants in Las Vegas

The 12 Best Hotel Restaurants in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is underrated for its dining. Sure, people know that this town offers great meals. It’s famous for its hospitality, after all. But even without all the glitz and glamour, Las Vegas is one of the best culinary destinations in the world. Celebrity chefs vie for the bragging rights of a signature