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10 Fun, Under-the-Radar Things to Do in Texas

Although “Keep Austin Weird” is the slogan for the capital of Texas, the saying could be extended to the whole state. After all, Texas is filled with a variety of quirky attractions and fun, under-the-radar activities. Typical Texas to-dos include attending a Cowboys’ game, eating barbecue, and experiencing a rodeo, but we’ve created a list…

The Most Underrated Places to Go in 2018

Browse most travel-focused Instagram feeds or peruse popular where-to-travel lists, and you’ll likely be presented with the usual suspects: Paris, Iceland, New York City, and the like. And while we love these major metropolises and countries, we’re also interested in the underdogs — the mainly undiscovered destinations that offer plenty of cultural appeal without the…

The Best Free Things to Do in Houston

Though it’s the most populous city in Texas, Houston often gets overlooked for its smaller and weirder sister, Austin. But take a visit to Bayou City and you’ll find tons of cool things to see and do that you can’t find anywhere else, as well as some very unique community art initiatives. The people are…

How to Experience Asia Without Leaving the U.S.

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Andrea Nguyen Traveling to Asia might require a flight halfway around the world, but that doesn’t mean Americans can’t experience the Far East culture much closer to home. In fact, Asian-Americans make up a little over five-and-a-half percent of the country’s population, giving way to plenty of deliciously authentic restaurants, riveting festivals,…

5 Unexpected Foodie Destinations That Are Hot Right Now

Pop Quiz: Are you one of those travelers who takes a photo of every single dish you eat? And when you return home from said trip, your mailbox (or inbox) is chock-full of Food & Wine, Saveur, and Bon Appétit magazines (or e-mails)? Do you know what it means to have an item cooked sous-vide,…

12 Morbid Museums Around the World

Sure, you could spend Halloween touring some run-of-the mill haunted house, but why bother when you can visit a horrifyingly entertaining museum instead? From monstrous medical anomalies in Thailand to antique coffins in Texas, the sky’s the limit when it comes to the outrageous artifacts displayed for your amusement. Just proceed with caution: You might…

8 U.S. Hotels Where You Can Get a Proper High Tea

Photo Credit: Arnaud Dessein If there’s one thing you need to do when you’re in England, it’s sit down for a proper tea. There’s nothing quite like taking a break from the day, sipping on delectable drinks, and munching on some petit fours. Unfortunately, many of us can’t get over to London just like that,…

6 Adorable Historic Towns in the U.S. Worth a Visit

Historic getaways are nothing new (pun intended!), but it’s relatively easy to get stuck in a rut; you’re either visiting whatever’s close, or heading into the big U.S. cities that lay claim to some of the most important historic sites, museums, and other attractions in the country. So we’re going to take those major cities…

The 4 Biggest Reasons You Should Visit Houston This Year

As the fourth most populous city in the nation, Houston has many diverse offerings available to visitors. A sprawling city, the Texan locale is home to exquisite museums, yummy food (from small taco stops to Japanese hot spots), fashionable shops, and plenty of green space that would make you think you’re in Central Park (just…