The Spoetzl Brewery is now open on Saturdays! Named after brewmaster Kosmos Spoetzl, the K. Spoetzl Brewery was founded in Shiner, Texas (population 2,069), in 1909, brewing beer with old-world traditions and recipes for the many German and Czech settlers in the state. Since then, the brewery has grown to be one of the leading … More Shiner Beer Spoetzl Brewery Now open for Saturday Tours!
I felt like I had a pretty balanced Christmas break, away from school. We spent time with my family, time with Brian’s family, time with each other – it was wonderful. Brian’s family is in San Antonio, so we went downtown to explore the river walk. It was all lit up with holiday lights and … More San Antonio for the Holidays
One freezing afternoon, we drove out to Boerne. Good ol’ small town Texas. Once we arrived, we walked straight into their largest cafe, The Dienger Trading Co. for some warmth! Their chai tea latte was good (a little sweet, but hey, it was the holidays) and they have a pretty delicious looking bakery and food … More Boerne, Texas
Brian and I spent our Thanksgiving break visiting National Park #6 – Hot Springs, Arkansas! It wasn’t a bad drive – about 7 hours plus stops. We stayed at The Waters hotel right on Bathhouse Row. We pretty much parked the truck and walked everywhere. The hotel is a historically preserved building and is, based … More Hot Springs, Arkansas
View the first blog in this three part series here: Washington D.C. by Air View the second blog in this three part series here: Downtown D.C. (Day 1) Day two starts at Washington Harbor with a boat tour by National River Tours. My family and I were literally the only people on tour. It was pretty … More Downtown D.C., Georgetown, and Beyond