In a post earlier this year, I passed on my excitement about visiting Portugal in the fall. Sadly, that trip fell through, and since then, I have been itching to get on a plane and head… anywhere!

So, it’s off for a quick week in Vegas for me on Monday. It’s always a fun and relatively inexpensive getaway that I really enjoy. Direct flights from Regina are a real bonus. But, this time around, I won’t be having the usual Vegas experience.

No drinking and gambling and partying all night for this girl. I need a chill vacation, so I am staying at the Encore hotel (gorgeous sister property to the Wynn) and I am treating myself to two (count them two) visits to the incredible Encore spa. I can’t wait.

When I am not hanging out in my suite, or relaxing in the world-class spa, I will be enjoying some great food (at celebrity chef restaurants yet to be determined), shopping till I drop at Las Vegas outlet malls (I plan to get all of my Christmas shopping done) and finally seeing Cirque de Soleil’s marquee show “O.”

Did I mention I am going alone?

I am really looking forward to a solitary Vegas experience where I can wander, or not, to the beat of my own drum. It’s also pretty amazing the seats you can get to shows when you are looking for just one ticket!

Posts to follow next week…

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