Who also enjoys visiting art museums on their travels? ?? While in Austin, Christina and I visited The Contemporary Austin. I think both of us expected it to be some kind of modern art museum. Well to put it shortly, it was not that! While I was disappointed at first, our exploration of all that The Contemporary […]
Christina and I faced this question – where do we spend Thanksgiving Day?! – during our recent trip to Austin over the holidays. Since most places are closed on Thanksgiving (see pics of what usually busy South Congress looked like below), we had to get creative with our sight-seeing choices. Find out what’s open and […]
If there’s anything I learned since I started work – it’s to make the most out of holiday/long weekends! So this past Memorial Day weekend, we drove down to Austin (a mere 3.5 hrs away from Dallas) for a little getaway. Here’s some ideas on what to do in Austin in 3 days: Shop at South Congress Avenue […]
One thing about Austin that surprised me the most: the land was hilly and mountainous. Growing up in a city named after flat plains, I somehow thought that all of Texas was flat. This was not so, as Austin had a nice mountain called Mount Bonnell where people flock to watch the sunset.
“The HOPE Outdoor Gallery is a three-story educational art project…one of the largest outdoor galleries in the USA. This project was developed to provide muralists, graffiti artists and community groups the opportunity to display large-scale art pieces driven by inspirational, positive and educational messaging.” (HOPE campaign)