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The intriguing history of San Antonio’s Japanese Tea Garden

San Antonio’s Japanese Tea Garden—once an abandoned rock quarry—stands today as a lush landscape with limestone bridges, ponds filled with…

Sushi, phonographs, and biking await in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant, in the northeast corner of Texas, combines history, unexpected cuisine, and beautiful scenery that go together just like…

Dog-friendly trails, restaurants, and lodging in Central Texas

When that road-trip itch needs scratching, I can always count on one friend to join me: my big mutt Max.…

Why 2018 is the perfect time to revisit San Antonio

Three hundred years ago—before Davy Crockett became a household name, before the Chili Queens served hearty bowls of red on…

Camp Comfort provides an antidote to life’s stressful moments with pizza, bicycling, and wine nearby

Comfort’s effect on me during my recent visit mirrored my thoughts on my first trip more than 20 years ago:…

Craft brewery and coffee shop lead Cisco’s revival

  While gourmet coffee on Madison Avenue in New York City may sell for $24 a serving, you can sip…

Bicycle the Texas Hill Country with Texas Bike Tours

The narrow Hill Country road drops toward a low bridge over a small creek. I coast on my bicycle, faster…

Texas touring musicians share their travel hacks for the road

I try to think of myself as a wise and thrifty traveler. I stay in $50 motels instead of $100…

Galveston Unveils Its Annual Holiday Spectacle: Ice Land

What: Ice Land: Rainforest Holiday Where: Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX When: Through January 7, 2018 The holiday…

Get Festive a la Fresca at These 8 Texas State Park Events

On a bluff overlooking La Grange, ice skaters swirl on an imaginary pond and penguins check their fishing lines amid…

Get Into the Holiday Spirit at SeaWorld San Antonio

Around this time of year (and only this time of year), I start to miss the snow.

How to Spend the Perfect Day in Laredo

Finding the boundary between Texas and Mexico isn’t as simple as locating the Rio Grande. As I discovered on my…
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