When I yearn to get away from the stress and break-neck pace of everyday life, I prefer to head somewhere snug and comfortable. Sure, you can find those adjectives in a 25-story luxury resort, if you’re looking – but I think small. A lot smaller, in fact. ‘Tiny houses’ appear to be all the rage. Modest and minimalistic, a diminutive domicile can provide an excellent opportunity for clearing your mind and providing focus.
If you want to take the cozy experience for a test drive, there are a myriad of ‘tiny’ vacation rentals out there. From spaceship-inspired houses in the shadow of the towering Alps to Northwestern Oregon treehouses, the options wide and varied. Let’s take a look at a few unique selections…
Looking for a new beach destination? Check out Kemah and Galveston Texas for Your Next Seaside Vacation Having lived in Texas all my life I have much to say about our beaches, not all of it good. However in the last few years the two large hurricanes we have had have washed away many of [...]
Dining in Dallas is a wonderful treat for foodies of all description. The variety of restaurants is astounding; from homey hole-in-the-wall eateries to classy fine dining establishments. There is something for every taste and budget. Here’s our thoughts on the best places to go for great dining in Dallas: Fearing’s Restaurant Fearing’s Restaurant at Ritz-Carlton, [...]
College towns are some of the most interesting and unique destinations around. There are many quirky college towns in the U.S. that go sadly overlooked as vacationing destinations. These three college towns offer drastically different sights and attractions and can each make for a wonderful family vacation or a personal retreat.
San Antonio is a magical place where the famed River Walk ambles along the San Antonio River delivering fun, creative food venues, great shops and adventure. With the recent expansion, the River Walk has expanded to 5 miles of attractions with new walking and biking trails, and the city of San Antonio has exploded with energy.
Disney is definitely on the move and spreading their magic to new places. Here are some new Disney offerings to put on your watch list. With Disney now boasting 4 cruise ships, the Mouse is definitely out and about! Disney Cruise Line is bringing their cruise ships to new home ports all across the United States.
Do you remember the 60′s initiative of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson to plant wildflowers along the nation’s highways? It seemed everyone back then was enamored of daisies in their hair and wild things growing in the fields (and some of them got us in trouble!) Flash forward 50 years and the quest to [...]
I’ve just been to Austin (live music capital of the world), staying at the new Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort, and found it to be an exceptional location for outdoor fun and relaxed central Texas cowboy charm. In fact, Lost Pines makes a perfect location for your multi-generational family vacation or family reunion. If you’d [...]