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Hill Country Road Trip
The popular wineries clustered along U.S. Route 290 and near Fredericksburg regularly draw big crowds to their tasting rooms. While these wineries are great, there are several hidden gems ...
Hot New Hotel Perk
Umbrellas are so 20th century. So, in a sign of the times, a Texas hotel now offers a simple perk that ensures their guests capture the best possible selfies. The ...
Travel Well
Emirates is making it easier — and cheaper — than ever to fly internationally in 2015. Through January 16, the Dubai-based airline is offering special prices on flights to numerous destinations on ...
Private Travel Perks
A new Texas startup hopes to save super-commuters from the hassles of airports with the convenience of private flights. Texas Air Shuttle is stepping into the growing Uberization of the ...
Survivor's Tale
Susan Schwartz, owner of a boutique public relations firm in Dallas, is counting her lucky stars: On January 8, she survived a deadly catamaran accident in Costa Rica, off Punta ...
Gray Lady Snub
Once upon a time, not too long ago, the New York Times really enjoyed writing about Austin. (We mean really enjoyed it. Like, a lot.) So imagine our surprise when ...
Hunting Contest Outrage
Kendall Jones, a Texas Tech cheerleader and noted figure within the hunting community, is certainly no stranger to controversy. In July, photos of the 19-year-old shown with the carcasses of ...
Globe Trotting
Years ago when composing a list of new lands to visit, I decided it would be most efficient to start with actual lands, places with land names. Having seen the ...
Best Hotels in The World
Travaasa Austin, an all-inclusive spa and resort tucked away in the Texas Hill Country, has earned a spot on the Best All-Inclusive Resorts 2015 by the Travel Channel.  No stranger ...
No More Layovers
There may be fewer layovers in your future. On Wednesday, Southwest Airlines announced new and returning daily nonstop flights from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.  Next summer, Southwest will add daily nonstop ...
Deck The Halls
What says Christmas holidays better than lots and lots of lights? Texas abounds in festive light displays, many of which are just a short road trip away from Austin. These ...
Airline Shocker
Although United Airlines has received a lot of criticism for lousy financial performance and poor service since it merged with Continental four years ago, it has been named the 2014 ...
Travel Smart
Frantic travelers can relieve some of the stress that connecting flights, rental cars and hotel reservations can induce with Dallas-based travel app Traxo, which is designed to help users manage ...
Travel Secrets
Locals wrinkled their brows and other travelers were in shocked disbelief that we even considered spending a few days in Noumea. But here we were, our travel plans foiled by ...
Travel Tips
Anyone who travels for business has had the misfortune of getting sick on the road. For those in sales or professional services, it can be more problematic because you are ...

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