Archive | May, 2012

PLANNING A TRIP TO LAS VEGAS

20 May

Things to do in Las Vegas:

  1. LAS VEGAS STRIP:
    Las Vegas
  2. BEAUTIFUL VENETIAN:
    VenetianThese are said to be the replicas of famous 17th & 18th century Renaissance artists Tiepolo, Rici, Pellogrini, and Bambino. The floor is the exact replica of the Church of Gesuiti of Venice built in 1728.
  3. BELLAGIO FOUNTAINS:
    Bellagio Fountains The fountains put on their show — wonderfully timed to music choreography.
  4. PARIS TOWER:
    TowerA signature of the Las Vegas skyline, the replica Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas is a half-scale exact reproduction of one of Europe’s most famous landmarks.
  5. NEW YORK HOTEL AND CASINO:
    Newyork HotelBridgeNew York New York Hotel and Casino replicates New York’s skyline and its most famous landmarks.
  6. MGM GRAND:
    MGM CasinoLion Habitat MGM If you’re around the MGM Grand, you may find a visit to the Lion Habitat right up your street!
  7. STRATOSPHERE:
    StratosphereStratosphere RidesTower is the tallest observation tower, and the 9th tallest freestanding structure, in the United States, as well as being the tallest structure in Las Vegas.The top of the tower has two observation decks, a restaurant known as “Top of the World” (revolving restaurant), and four thrill rides:
  8. LUXOR:
    LUXOR This hotel is shaped like a pyramid. It has a sphinx outside which is huge! Take some time to have a look around this Egyptian themed hotel and casino.
  9. CIRQUE DU SOLEIL:
    Cirque_du_soleliHere’s their website to describe the show & get tickets:
  10. GRAND CANYON:
    Grand Canyon It is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. You can drive or take a tour from Las Vegas.
  11. FREMONT STREET:
    Fremont Street downtownThe most obvious and largest part of the Fremont Street Experience is the Viva Vision canopy and light show. The canopy towers 90 feet above the ground and spans the length of five football fields. Featuring more than 12 million LED modules and 555,000-watt sound system, the light show attracts tourists and locals alike.
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Free iPhone Apps

15 May

Must have FREE legendary iPhone apps:

"Free iphone apps"

Category – Corresponding free app

  1. Security – Find my iPhone 
  2. Organisation – Evernote
  3. Photo sharing – Instagram, Adobe Photoshop Express, CamWow
  4. Social – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress, Foursquare, Google+, Via.me
  5. Free US/Canada Calling – MagicJack
  6. Reading – AppleiBooks
  7. Radio – Pandora, TuneIn Radio
  8. Bollywood Music – Desi Radio
  9. Language – Google Translate
  10. File Sharing – SugarSync
  11. Airport/Flights – Gateguru
  12. Bar code Scanner / QR Code Reader – RedLaser, QR Reader for iPhone
  13. Fitness – Runkeeper
  14. Local Business/Reviews Search – Yelp
  15. Collage sharing – PicCollage
  16. Messenger – Skype, Viber, Kik, Tango, Textfree, imo
  17. Emoticons – Emoji
  18. Daily Deals – Groupon
  19. Social GPS – Waze
  20. Gas Prices – GasBuddy – Find cheap Gas
  21. Panoramic photos – PhotoSynth
  22. Dictionary – Dictionary.com
  23. Currency Converter – XE Currency
  24. Speech to text converter – Dragon Dictation
  25. Social Network Messenger Integration – IM+
  26. Access to BEST talks – TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design)
  27. Mobile Scanner – Scan Pages
  28. Grocery – Grocery iQ
  29. High Definition Photos – HDR Foto
  30. Movies & Entertainment – IMDB, Crackle
  31. Financial – PayPal, Bloomberg, Mint.com

If you know of any other killer FREE iPhone app, Please do share by leaving a comment.

Why I run…

3 May

Fitness Motivation – the Nature Way!

The Adventures of Mona

I don’t run for medals. I don’t run for racing shirts or fancy gear. I don’t run for PRs. I don’t run for weight loss. I don’t run for popularity or recognition.  I don’t even run for fitness. I’ll tell you why I do run though…

I run because there is no sweeter taste than that of fresh air

I run because nature paints colors that beat out any 3D movie or HDR photo

I run because when the breeze hits my face I feel peaceful and free

I run to be the only moving thing in a landscape of stillness

I run because it makes the smallest moments last an eternity

I run to sightsee

I run because there is nothing that calms me more than miles of open country roads

I run for that moment when the sun comes up and all of the world awakens

I run for…

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Social Media Basics

2 May


  • Are you new to the Social Media space?
  • Small Business Owner? Don’t know much about Social Media?
  • What is Social Media after-all? 😦

You are not alone. There are a lot of people out there who want to know the bare basics. So, here is a simplistic overview to get you started:

LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter are the most commonly used Social Media platforms for Networking and connecting with people and spreading awareness about a Business, Brand or yourself. 

Basic Overview and why you should use them: 

"Social Media for dummies" "Social Media Explained" Social Media Graphically"

Social Media isn’t rocket science! Trust me, once you start fiddling with these networking websites you will understand what I mean. It’s all FREE – All you need to do is grasp an idea of they can do for you and let them do their magic and promote yourself or your brand. One thing you should always remember though is “once you post something online, it stays online.” So, be careful about what and how you post. Please feel free to reach out via comments should you have any questions or need help on getting social 😉

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