Right about now, we are all panting our way through the dog days of summer. Luckily, there are plenty of natural swimming spots surrounding Austin to keep cool that don’t come with chlorine and crowded rides and slides. From sublime swimming holes...
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I love camping under the stars, but sometimes a soft bed, air conditioning and - a hot tub? - sound really appealing. I zipped out to North Shore at Lake Bastrop Park yesterday to check out some of the new glamping options at the 182-acre, pine-studded property. The...
Glass jars filled with rock candy in pink, mint green and yellow. Baskets overflowing with saltwater taffy. Glass cases loaded with hand-dipped chocolates. I stopped by LaKing’s Confectionery and Ice Cream Parlour during a whirlwind trip to Galveston this weekend and...
Tack on one more reason to visit the Hill Country town of Blanco - gelato made with milk from a herd of Texas water buffalo. Oro Bianco Italian Creamery serves up home-made gelato made in small batches from a storefront just north of the square in Blanco, and you...
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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.
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