travel

Where to Stay: The 12 Best Hotels in Austin

Planning a trip? Keep reading for our detailed list of the best hotels in Austin! As a native Austinite, you could accuse my of being partial, but I do believe that Austin, Texas is one of the best cities to visit in the United States! Whether you’re into art, food, or the great outdoors, there are so many things to see, do and experience here in the capital city. It’s long been a favorite destination for bachelorette parties, is a great place to visit with kids and has no shortage of delicious restaurants! If you’re …

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5 Best Restaurants in Dallas

Whether you’re new in town or just passing through on a Texas road trip, these are best restaurants in Dallas to feed all of your foodie cravings… Just three hours north of Austin is the sprawling Dallas metroplex. It’s the 4th largest metropolitan area in the country, the inspiration for the namesake hit series in the 1970s and home of the Dallas Cowboys. Somehow, though, we rarely get up there! As we started imagining potential Texas road trips for this coming year, I polled my dear friend and foodie extraordinaire Blair …

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The Ultimate Guide to a Bachelorette Party in Austin

Austin is not only such a fun city with great places to stay, amazing things to eat and drink, really fun activities, but it also happens to be centrally located in the country making it a perfect place to gather girlfriends for a bachelorette party weekend!  Check out all of my top tips for fun things to do in Austin with your favorite ladies below… Did you know that females are more inclined to need socialization from other females than males are from other males? The article I read attributes it to our ancient upbringing when …

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A Guide to 14 of the Best Neighborhoods in Austin

I was born at Seton Hospital near downtown Austin in the eighties. It’s safe to say that the city has evolved over the passing decades, but it’s core spirit– a love for music, the outdoors and doing things a little different than other large cities– remains the same.  It’s no secret that people from both coasts and just about every city in between have been flocking to the capital of Texas city for many years now. I believe Elon Musk’s exact words were “mega boom” when describing the current influx …

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