Destinations

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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The 10 Best Boutique Hotels on My 2021 List

From budget to luxury, these are the best 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 like 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. They feel like an extensions of the city itself and not some mass produced idea that was picked up in one city and …

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What To Do In Santa Fe – Our Travel Diary

Heading to Santa Fe? Keep reading for our favorite things to do in this enchanted city! From restaurants to hotels, hiking trails to shops, all of my favorite 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 Angeles.  I also think …

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Christmas in Round Top and Holiday Bucket Lists

This time last year we were in a moving frenzy and a newborn baby fog. Fast forward 365 days, though, and it’s been a pretty magical Christmas season already. There is a Christmas tree lot in our neighborhood that I’ve been taking the girls to in the afternoons. The people are so friendly there and don’t mind the girls chasing each other through the trees and collecting limbs and pine cones that make their way home with us. We spent last weekend at The Vintage Round Top with friends. There was a Christmas parade and plenty …

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