Exploring Austin

Exploring Austin

I have been completely swamped with family issues and work for the past couple of months, resulting in my neglecting this blog. Here you finally have my last Texas post. On Tuesday morning we started the day with breakfast at 1886 Café & Bakery at 

Austin’s food scene was impressive

Austin’s food scene was impressive

On Sunday it was time to leave San Antonio and head to Austin. We stopped at San Marcos Premium Outlets and the adjacent Tanger Outlets San Marcos for some shopping. After a couple of hours of shopping and some lunch, we drove on to Austin. 

Ghost tour & brewery tour in San Antonio

Ghost tour & brewery tour in San Antonio

I had pre-booked a few activities in San Antonio. On Friday evening we joined a ghost tour and on Saturday we took a brewery tour. Lunch at the Pearl After exploring the King Willian district we took the car and drove to the Pearl. We 

San Antonio missions and old neighborhoods

San Antonio missions and old neighborhoods

For our first full day in San Antonio, we visited the Alamo and some other missions. On Friday we started the day by touring some old neighborhoods. The Alamo You cannot visit San Antonio without visiting the Alamo. Visiting the Alamo is free but if 

First visit to Texas

First visit to Texas

In early January we headed to Texas for a week-long vacation. First, we spent four nights in San Antonio and then three in Austin. Texas was a new experience for me as I had never been. Hubby had been on some business trips in Texas 

Conference in Los Angeles

Conference in Los Angeles

Work and life have kept me super-busy in recent months. I’ve also suffered from writer’s fatigue. All this resulted in the blog being left on the back burner. With another trip looming in a couple of weeks I felt it was high time to try