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What To Do In Santa Fe – Our Travel Diary

Heading to Santa Fe? Keep reading for my favorite things to do in this New Mexico city and see where we ate, slept, hiked, relaxed and shopped during our recent visit. All of my best recommendations for this New Mexico city are below… (This post was originally published in 2018. I’ve been dying to get back there this fall, so thought it was time revisit this one!) My past experience with New Mexico included driving through it in the middle of the night twelve years ago when I was making a cross country move from Austin to Los …

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The 10 Boutique Hotels on My 2021 List

From budget to luxury, these are the boutique hotels my vacation dreams are made of! For most people the city is the destination. You book travel and then find your accommodations accordingly. I have been known, though, to do things the other way around on occasion. For me, the hotel is just as important as everything else on a trip. I prefer boutique hotels that tend to put more energy into the architecture, design and vibe of the hotel. I love the details of a great hotel. How does it smell when you walk in? What’s on the cocktail …

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The Ultimate Guide to SXSW in Austin: The Lineup, The Parties and More!

Whether you’re a seasoned CEO, budding entrepreneur or an employee at any career level, SXSW has something to offer you! It now spans 10 days and offers a myriad of tracks, panels and keynotes, but not to worry! We’re breaking it all down for you below in our Ultimate Guide to SXSW… My first SXSW was in 2003 when my college roommates and I decided last minute to go see a film. It was so low-key! We bought tickets right before the screening and sat in a small, half-empty theatre. Today SXSW attracts nearly half a million …

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24 of the Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Austin

If you live in Austin, Texas and have kids or are coming here soon on a family trip, this post is for you! The restaurant makes all the difference when you’re dining with littles, so we rounded up 24 of the best kid friendly restaurants in Austin just for you! Not only are kid friendly restaurants in Austin something that I get asked about frequently, but it’s actually something I rack my own brain for some weekends! It’s so easy to frequent the same couple of spots and forget that there are a myriad of great dining options …

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