Zip Lost Pines

Looking to do something NEW in Austin? Something adventurous yet oddly relaxing outdoors? Try a zip line tour with Zip Lost Pines! Thanks to a generous invitation, I was able to zip all 6 lines over the beautiful McKinney Roughs Nature Park. Don’t miss the video at the end of the post! We had a … More Zip Lost Pines

El Alma

El Alma has been on my “to-visit” list for a long time. It’s one of the staple restaurants on Barton Springs (since 2011) that I drive by over and over, but I’ve never stopped to check it out! Recently, I attended a happy hour dinner on their wonderful rooftop patio and loved it. While I … More El Alma

A Weekenders Guide to Asheville, North Carolina

I’m sure you’ve heard the hype around Asheville, North Carolina. describes the city as “an art colony, a healing resort and a home to notable luminaries, statesmen, and bohemians.” What’s not to love about that? It’s like a little, mini Austin, with Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains as its backdrop. HOW TO GET THERE … More A Weekenders Guide to Asheville, North Carolina