One of the things I love about USA are the huge outlet malls. They are typically located a bit outside the major cities, but the bargains they offer makes it all worth the drive. Though it’s a good idea to check in advance which labels they keep, as it’s not a lot of fun to drive for hours, only to find out that the outlet mall you’re visiting primarily targets old people and that the most exciting you’ll encounter is a half-empty Levi’s store.
My sister Trine is very well versed in all sorts of gossip concerning A, B and C-list celebrities, and our little excursion around the neighborhood today resulted in several enlightened moments. She found the salon owned by Jessica Simpson’s hair stylist, the place where they eat sushi in The Hills and a lot of other places which certainly would have been mentioned if OK! Magazine was ever to publish a travel guide.
After a wonderful time in Vegas, we’ve now pulled up the stakes and after a long, but smooth drive, we’re now in Los Angeles. We had rented a nice blue Ford Focus (the smallest car they had) from Dollar Rent-a-car for around $ 200 a week.
Our plans to go out and party all night were severely sabotaged by a number of circumstances. First the taxi driver took us to the wrong hotel (obviously, there are two Travelodge hotels two in Las Vegas (approximately 2 km apart).
Back again from my Patpong detour I had enough of Bangkok, so I started browsing Hotels.com to see what Krabi had to offer hotel wise. I settled for a posh looking Sofitel resort for 2500THB/night.