48 Hours in Austin, Texas

South Congress Street in Austin, Texas

I had never been to Texas; not much desire to go really. But everyone told me Austin was worth it, different from the rest of the state – a fun college town with a booming tech industry, Uber-riding millennials, a renowned live-music scene, and even some rolling hills to break the monotony of Texas’ generally flat landscape.

So when my husband suggested we go there for a long weekend to see a college football game between his alma mater, Cal Berkeley, and the Texas Longhorns, I agreed to make my first outside-of-the-airport trip to the Lone Star State. We arrived on a Thursday evening, and left very early Sunday morning. We had a blast from start to finish; here’s what we did . . . Continue reading