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Thanksgiving Traffic Tips
Thanksgiving, as a holiday, is an ode to the great American traditions: football, excessive amounts of food, stretchy pants and traffic that causes one to question if they really need ...
Escape The Cold
The first real cold front of the year recently hit Austin, sending most of us scrambling for coats and sweaters packed away since last winter. Layering those on is fun ...
Off the Strip
Here’s the thing about Las Vegas: From 1931 to oh, about three years ago, you pretty much knew what to expect from it. Gambling and gamblers are the main ...
Marfa Meets Vogue
Already a favorite of the Austin hip, the El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas has caught the eye of Vogue. Earlier this month, the top fashion magazine selected El Cosmico as ...
Bullet Train Speeds Closer
The privately funded bullet train that aims to connect Dallas and Houston is continuing to move forward, as several potential rail routes between the two cities have been revealed. The ...
Jet Setter’s Paradise
Sprawling mansions, personal chefs and a private island or two have propelled Austin-based company HomeAway to the top of the ultra-luxury vacation rental market, the company announced Thursday. Launched just ...
In Our Own Backyard
If you're looking to treat yourself to some luxury R&R, you won't have to travel far to find a lush, award-winning spa. Lake Austin Spa Resort is ...
Ebola Update
An employee from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is now quarantined on a cruise ship off the coast of Belize for Ebola monitoring. The woman, who boarded the cruise ship ...
Italy in 10 Days
Editor's note: CultureMap contributor Jane Howze continues tales from her 10-day romp through Italy. For those who have not been to Venice it’s like no other place on ...
Insider Tips
Waco is a wonderful place to grow up. Baylor University offers educational and athletic events, the symphony and local community theaters present concerts and plays and Lake Waco provides a ...
Italy in 10 Days
Editor's note: CultureMap contributor Jane Howze continues tales from her 10-day romp through Italy. After the frenetic, somewhat jarring energy of Rome, we were seeking some serenity and simplicity ...
Travel News
American Airlines recently announced a new nonstop flight that will ease your layover woes. Starting March 5, 2015, American will add a new daily nonstop flight between Austin and Miami ...
Omni High
A Texas-based hotel chain can add another one to the trophy case: Omni Hotels & Resorts, based in Dallas, was named Luxury Hotel Brand of the Year in the 2014 Harris ...
Quick Trip
Last year, my husband and I flew around the world in 17 days, visiting Dubai, the Maldives, Phuket and ending with a flourish for New Year’s in Sydney, Australia ...
Hipster Heaven
Since 2012, we've compiled an annual list of what we think will be the next hipster cities of America. We specifically leave off the obvious cities such as Brooklyn ...
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