When you visit Austin, Texas in the USA, there are many things to do. For instance, you can participate in activities like site seeing as well as enjoying a variety of dishes or drinks in various restaurants. This guide gives you information about the top ten must-see places in Austin. The following places are some of the most popular centers of attraction in this general area.
Barton Springs Pool is in Zilker Park, and it is favorite destination among the residents and visitors alike. Native Americans and other professional travel writers believe that the pool possesses some spiritual healing powers. Some people even refer to the pool as the soul of Austin.… Read the rest
Living in a town with more music venues per capita than any other United States city has an advantage, in that there is always somewhere to go where an awesome new band is playing in Austin, my home.
As a twenty-something single male Austin-ite, I spend a lot of my free time looking into new bands. I especially like new groups that are just coming up or have been around but only started being noticed.
Here are my favorite new Texas bands for 2015 – plus one from TN:… Read the rest
Austin, Texas (CNN) — Most Americans are probably familiar with the T-Shirt slogan “Keep Austin Weird.” Ever since Willie Nelson brought rednecks into an alliance with hippies back in the psychedelic ’70s, Austin has milked its quirky libertarian spirit for a worldwide bonanza of free publicity. Both South by Southwest and “Austin City Limits” were born in the cradle of this stoner plea. But in recent years, the Texas capital has become corporatized, the weirdness factor replaced by Starbucks, Marriott and Chase Bank.
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Every Texan knows that Austin and Margaritas are joined at the hip. The margarita is our cultural beverage of choice. If you haven’t had one at Chuy’s, you don’t know what you’re missing!
You can’t ever go wrong by serving Margaritas at a laid back, relaxed party.
I hold a Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville party at my house every August when the heat is at its highest here in Hill Country. It’s a perfect time to chill out, drink some cold bevs and catch up with friends.
I like the Margaritaville theme because (a) I love Buffet and (b) it sets the right mood for a late summer party.
To make a Margaritaville party authentic, you have to focus your energy on the right decorations, the right food, tequila, and serving delicious frozen margaritas – while of course playing great Buffet and Texas-style tunes. It … Read the rest