Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of April 27, 2011

From Bourdain leaving the desert, to Bert making an appearance on the Rachel Ray Show, check out what our hosts were up to in the past week.

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Bare Pool at the Mirage
Two large pools provide plenty of room for fun, along with Asian-influenced appetizers, ice-fresh mojito pitchers and celebrity sightings.
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Encore Beach Club at the Wynn
Possibly the biggest pool party in Vegas, larger then a football field and packed with bodies in bikinis and board shorts, the Encore Beach Club is surrounded by 40-foot palm trees.
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Hard Rock Hotel's REHAB
The Hard Rock Hotel has created a pool party so decadent they had to call it REHAB. It happens on Sundays around the resort's small pool area where good-looking ladies crowd and beefy boys start lining up before breakfast. Open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to sunset.
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Ditch Fridays At Palms
The retro-chic 3-acre pool setting includes Slip & Slide, wet underwear contests and swimming in a glass-bottom pool.
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TAO Beach At The Venetian
This orgy of tattooed hardbodies has a $50 admission fee that also buys a pass through the Tao Nightclub when the sun goes down.
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Wet Republic at MGM Grand
The 2 stadium-sized saltwater pools are lined with rows of cabanas, protected from paparazzi seeking money shots of famous partiers.
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Bellagio
This outdoor oasis is complete with 5 different Mediterranean style pools, 4 jacuzzis, a garden cafe, poolside massages and private cabanas.
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Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis at Ceasars Palace
One of the most luxurious pool getaways on the strip, the Ceasars royal experience has 6 different pools which include, The Apollo, Fortuna, Jupiter, Neptune, Temple and the most exclusive of all, the Venus.
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"Why so angry?" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Now this prick wants some kinda hugs? I don't KNOW you, man! and you smell like strawberries!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Vanilla Ice and Guy Fieri? Same room? Same table? Same time? Douchular Fission!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

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"Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in Naples." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"I didn't know Howie Mandel played ukelele for Train" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Just got to the #kidschoiceawards and started playing a game I call "I can't believe she snuck 8 kids in!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Grown man time at the #kidschoiceawards" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"I don't look for thrills, they find me." - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"This week's Friday Forecaster Bert the Conqueror makes off with @JillNicolini. Come back, Jill!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Noah backstage at Stomp!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"@punchpizza has a new salumi plate" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Backstage @ www.stomponline.com" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"@bertkreischer #WhatWillTheMaidThinkWhenSheSeesThis" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"A great day as a host & hiphop fan. Backstage with @vanillaice" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"Aw hell yeah, Chicago!" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

"This cemetery right now giving new meaning to "cold chills" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Peaceful" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"These slopes are going dowwwnnnnnn!!!!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"What a beautiful day and Happy Birthday Aaron!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Let the lockdown begin. Come Here ghosts let's chat." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"The mountain kicked my ass today. 1st time ever snowboarding. I used it as a sled the hole way down. Lol" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Thank you everyone." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

A robot from Android FC, a 3-robot soccer team from the School of Infomatics at the University of Edinburgh, shows off its skills during a photocall for their upcoming show in the Edinburgh International Science Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. 960 1280

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The Apple iPad, a new tablet computing device, sits on display after its launch event in San Francisco, CA. 960 1280

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A snowboarder soars through the center ring of the Olympic Rings during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. 960 1280

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Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca Pisco at San Bartolo beach in Lima. 960 1280

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A local stretches himself amid a sandstorm during a morning exercise session at the Temple of Heaven park in Beijing. 960 1280

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Farmer Thorarinn Olafsson tries to lure his horse back to the stable as a cloud of black ash looms overhead in Drangshlid 2 at Eyjafjoll. 960 1280

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Spain's Marc Duran serves against Germany's Bastian Steger during their match in Group C First Division at the 2010 World Table Tennis Championships in Moscow. 960 1280

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People watch fireworks on a beach during the traditional San Juan's (Saint John) night, the shortest night of the year, in the southern Spanish town of Malaga. 960 1280

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Spain's Andres Iniesta lifts the World Cup trophy after their final match victory over Netherlands at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. 960 1280

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Young gymnasts, in a class consisting of 4 to 7-year-olds, stretch themselves on wooden bars at the gymnastics hall of a sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province. 960 1280

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People wearing traditional Bavarian clothes toast with beer during the opening of the 177th Oktoberfest in Munich. 960 1280

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Khagendra Thapa is expected to be the world's shortest man when he turns 18. He stands with Miss Nepal in Kathmandu. 960 1280

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People picnic on the main deck of the Sydney Harbor Bridge during the Breakfast on the Bridge event in Sydney, Australia. 960 1280

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Kittens are presented during the opening of the new cattery at the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London. 960 1280

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Triplets take part in the annual Halloween Ragamuffin Parade in Hoboken, NJ. 960 1280

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Blame beats Zenyatta (L) during the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championship at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. 960 1280

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Britain's Prince William and long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton announced their engagement to the world on November 16, 2010. The wedding will take place in the Spring/Summer of 2011. 960 1280

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Donald Boyce, dressed as Santa Claus, does a "shaka" as he shares a wave with a surfer while riding in an outrigger canoe off Waikiki beach in Honolulu, HI. 960 1280

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