Quick Trips: Galveston, TX

Galveston Texas

Did You Know?  Wildwood Crest, New Jersey is the summer hot spot!  It took the No. 1 spot on TripAdvisor’s list this year for summer’s most popular destinations, beating out more well-known haunts like Virginia Beach and Montauk. ( via )   Well well well if you follow me on Instagram and happened to see my Insta […]

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Quick Trips: Houston, TX

Put It On Your Bucket List: The Houston Rodeo reached a record high attendance this year at approximately 2,611,676 people!  The show features rodeo action (bull riding), livestock competitions, concerts, a huge carnival, pig racing, barbecue, International Wine Competition, shopping, sales and livestock auctions. ( v i a )   If you’re following along on […]

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20 Things To Do in Austin, Texas – Your Checklist

Did you know?  Austin is where to be in 2017 – Economists say 2017 will be another strong year for Austin. With at least 30,000 newcomers moving to the area every year and 100 every day ( v i a )   Austin, Texas is packed to the rims right now for SXSW.  The festival […]

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Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits Music Festival weekend 1 is officially behind us… The weather couldn’t have been any better which made for a less exhausting festival.  In previous years it was HOT and by the time any of the headlining performers started I was ready to shower & sleep, so I happily welcomed the fresh weather. […]

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A Day In San Antonio, Texas

Last week Wafiq & I went to San Antonio for a couple days because the immigration office is located there and he had a meeting… I took it as a stellar excuse to get out of Austin.   We stayed at The Crockett Hotel & what a pleasant surprise that was. Great location for everything […]

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Breakfast Taco’s Are A Thing

Breakfast Taco’s are a staple breakfast menu item for Texan’s.   My first time visiting Texas I drove by a huge sign that read “BREAKFAST TACO’S”.  I thought it sounded rather disgusting.  Lunch food for breakfast?  That particular restaurant actin a little cray cray. Later to find “Breakfast Taco’s” were everywhere, and very norm & […]

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The Barton Creek Greenbelt, Austin TX

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to thee: The Barton Creek Greenbelt. I randomly fell across a “Greatest Hiking Trails in the U.S.” article and when clicking through noticed The Barton Creek Greenbelt made the list. Whaaaaaaaaaat?! I’ve never hiked the trail before & I live on the damn thing.  Literally, you can get there from my […]

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Super Casual – Intro. To 6th Street, Austin TX

Austin’s 6th Street.   For people who haven’t heard of it, 6th Street refers to a few blocks in downtown Austin full of bars & entertainment that is closed off to cars on the weekends –> Party central for Austin, TX. Some people are happy about it, some people are sad about it but this part of 6th Street is also […]

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Texas BBQ Series: Part III. La Barbecue & Franklin Barbecue

This week we’re taking on Barbecue LINES. Austin has a couple select barbecue options that boost about their long lines, and this week I tackled them.   If I’m going to do a Texas BBQ Series, it’s my duty to bring you to the ultimate BBQ on the list – Franklin Barbecue.  And probably a competitive […]

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Texas BBQ Series: Part II. Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue & Rudy’s

Texas BBQ Series: Part II.  Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue & Rudy’s We’re getting goooooooooood this week with Texas BBQ.  I have to admit, I’m liking this series.  The food was INSANELY delicious @ Lambert’s and Rudy’s so I’m excited to take you there with me! First up: Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue   Now THIS is my kind […]

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