First attempt at a trip report. Hope someone is able to find some useful or entertaining tidbit. Will post narrative as reply. Here's a summary. Reason: Annual Family Vacation with me, my wife (both in 40's) and 8 yo son Hotel : Bellagio for 4 nights. 3 were Comped. Room type: Foutain View King Non Smoking Room Number 14018 Eats: Cafe Bellagio, Jean Philippe Patissiere, Wazuzu, Aria Buffet Shows: Mystere and Le Reve Gambling: Slots at Bellagio Highlight: Making friends with a complete stranger. We'll call him German Dude.