Monthly Archives: January 2013

An Outdoor Museum in Shelburne, Vermont

It’s January and for readers planning trips later in the year to New England, I wanted to share a post about an outdoor museum I’ve visited recently in Shelburne, Vermont. Driving through the scenic New England town of Shelburne, visitors … Continue reading

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Postcard from Wimberley, Texas

Wimberley, Texas is a small town with a big story. Located among the sweeping views of the Texas Hill Country, Wimberley is an undiscovered shopper’s paradise. Located about an hour southwest of Austin, Wimberley (nicknamed “Wimbo” by locals) offers visitors … Continue reading

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Driving 150 Miles for Barbecue

It is 10:30 in the morning and something strange is happening on East 11th Street in Austin, Texas. Outside Franklin Barbecue, roughly 100 people are already in line, eagerly awaiting the lunch service. In 2009, family-run Franklin Barbecue began in … Continue reading

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A Wildlife Sanctuary in Houston, Texas

Happy New Year everyone! This post is from my hometown of Houston, which while being the fourth largest U.S. city, is not well-known for having big visitor attractions. Tourist sights here are more subtle so I will be including some … Continue reading

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A Volcano Near Costa Rica’s Capital

It’s not every day that you get to visit an active volcano. About an hour’s drive northwest of San Jose, Costa Rica, Poas Volcano National Park is a spectacular sight. Established in 1971, this is Costa Rica´s first national park, … Continue reading

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