Day Trip from Austin, Part IV: North to Georgetown

Georgetown Winery

It’s here, the final day trip from Austin. We’re heading north to Georgetown, Texas! I’ve already posted about going South to New Braunfels, West to breweries, and East to parks so it’s only fitting to end with a day trip that incorporates a little bit of everything in its own…

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Day Trip from Austin, Part II: West to Hill Country Brews and Views

farm view at Jester King Brewery

This is part two of my four part series on day trips from Austin, Texas – one from each direction: north, south, east, west. Last week I posted about driving south to New Braunfels and now we’re going west – towards breweries, distilleries, wineries, and wide open hill country views.…

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Day Trip from Austin, Part I: South to New Braunfels

This is the first in a four part series about day trips you can take from Austin, Texas. In each post I’ll showcase a fun destination that’s just a short drive away from Austin in one of the four compass directions: north, south, east, west. First up – heading South.…

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Termas Cacheuta Spa: Hot Springs and Mud Baths in the Andes Mountains

views of the Andes mountains at Termas Cacheuta spa

Termas Cacheuta Spa is an idyllic hot springs hideaway in the Andes Mountains. It’s a little off the beaten track in Mendoza, Argentina but well worth it. If you’re the type of traveler that likes to experience new things, or appreciates natural wonders, loves history, or just wants to do…

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The Best Way to Explore Lujan de Cuyo? By Bicycle, of course

biking in Chacras de Coria, Lujan de Cuyo

There is no better way to experience Lujan de Cuyo than by bicycle! The main town in this region is Chacras de Coria – a sleepy upscale suburb of Mendoza that is so quaint and fun to meander even without the added benefit of all the gorgeous wineries peppered throughout.…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving, the Austin Way

colorful bowls at Thanksgiving Empty Bowl Project in Austin

There’s no shortage of ways to love your fellow man in Austin. Especially around the holiday season, organizations rally to make giving back to the community fun and accessible. This year Brian and I participated in the Austin Empty Bowl Project which is an effort by Austin area potters to…

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Domaine Bousquet and the Best Meal of My Life

If you’re interested in visiting any Argentinian wineries in Mendoza and the Uco Valley, you may have read about the awesome, hours long, multi-course lunches with free flowing wine and gourmet food. When we were there we treated ourselves to two long lunches in the Uco Valley – one down-home…

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