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The visitors center at McKinney Falls State Park has reopened. Pam LeBlanc photo[/caption] The Smith Visitors Center at McKinney Falls State Park, which closed after extensive flooding in 2013, has reopened. “This facility will serve as a gateway for visitors to...
The Texas Hill Country is home to more than 100 wineries and vineyards, and Fredericksburg is the epicenter of it all. With more than 50 wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms located in Fredericksburg's Gillespie County –– and dozens more located within an hour or two...
The Trail Foundation will host a pop-up beer garden Oct. 9 and 10. Photo courtesy The Trail Foundation[/caption] Most folks head to the Butler Trail on Lady Bird Lake to work up a sweat, but on Oct. 9 and 10 they can grab a cold one at a pop-up beer garden, too. The...
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Casey Chapman Ross
Casey Chapman Ross is a native and current Austinite, living here with her husband and three kids. Currently, she focuses on growing her travel writing and hospitality portfolio and involving her family in these assignments as often as possible.
For more than three decades, award-winning travel writer Becca Hensley has roved the world to find the meaning of life. Currently, she serves as Travel Editor for New Orleans Bride and Contributing Editor for Insiders Guide to Spas. A poet, mother, and gadabout, she is a luxury expert.
Anne Keene is an Austin-based writer, swimmer, sometimes horseback rider, and author of The Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win WWII. For other stories visit www.annerkeene.com.
Maximiliano Mauriz was born in Santiago, Chile, but came to Texas as fast as he could. He lives in Austin with his partner, their 3-year old Vizsla, Boston (aka Boss), and 1-year old foster pup, Philip. He enjoys time with family and friends, travel, running and swimming — and taking images of the people (and animals) he loves and the places he visits.
Jeff Jenkins is an award-winning content creator and travel journalist who is the founder of Chubby Diaries. Jeff’s enthusiastic personality, charisma and contagious big smile makes him one of a kind! Learn more about him at https://www.chubbydiaries.com/.
Addie Broyles is a writer, podcaster and tarot card reader in Austin, where she’s raising her two sons and building community around food, family, travel and intersectional feminism. Read more of her work at https://thefeministkitchen.substack.com/.
Melanie P. Moore is a writer living in Austin, Texas. Her work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Atlanta Magazine, Creative Loafing, and Austin Fit Magazine. She was previously the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Badgerdog Literary Publishing.
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