Tag Archives: Travel

Kerbey Lane Cafe

Kerbey Lane– Open 24 hours, see website for multiple locations. Back in high school, a late night of talking and sipping coffee might have occurred at IHOP accompanied by a stack of strawberry pancakes and a plate of French fries … Continue reading

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Amy’s Ice Cream

Amy’s Ice Cream– check website for hours and various locations Summertime in Austin=Amy’s Ice Cream Other than Amy’s Ice Cream, I can’t think of another ice cream joint that has an annual Olympics. Flipping ice cream and smashing M&M’s into … Continue reading

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Dripping Springs: Mercer Street Dance Hall

Mercer Street Dance Hall– See calendar for bands playing. Cash only. 332 Mercer Street, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 Phone: 512-858-4314 Hamilton Pool– 9am to 6pm daily weather permitting (Website is updated daily).  During summer may be a two or three … Continue reading

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Blanco Lavender Festival

Thanks to a really good friend of ours, I was reminded that this weekend was the Blanco Lavender Festival.  Even though the festival was only this weekend, some of the farms will be open through part of July, and soon, … Continue reading

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Austin, way south: Moontower Saloon

Moontower Saloon: Mon.-Sat. 11am-2pm, Sun. 12pm-2am 10212 Manchaca Road, (way south) Austin, Texas 78748 From busy Manachaca Road, as the Texas sky fades from a blue to purple, one can briefly see a glimpse of twinkling lights at the Moontower … Continue reading

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Austin: Hey Cupcake!

See Hey Cupcake! Website for multiple locations and hours for each location. (Updated from my previous blog) Hey Cupcake! has become an Austin icon, but it took me a few years of driving past it before Ben and I finally … Continue reading

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Austin: Juan in a Million

Juan in a Million: Open 7 days a week 7am-3pm, 2300 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702 When I walk into Juan in a Million, I am reminded of what a great city Austin has become.  I’ve been visiting … Continue reading

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