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Downtown Austin

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Downtown Austin is rare, quirky and unique. It is the perfect combination of vintage architecture and modern kitsch, western history and advanced technology. Known as the Live-Music Capital of the World, Austin’s downtown area has a wide range of attractions to choose from and places to visit.¬† Continue reading

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2nd Street District

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“Where Texas warmth meets Austin cool”, the 2nd Street District area is composed of about six blocks filled with fifty specialty shops, restaurants, entertaining venues and services. ¬†With many unique boutiques and places to grab a quick eat, 2nd District is great for a tranquil stroll around the city.

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SoCo District

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The SoCo District in Austin is a trendy neighborhood located South of Congress Avenue. It is known for its restaurants, music venues, eclectic boutiques, and food trucks. An epitome to the saying “Keep Austin Weird”, the district entertains visitors with its unique atmosphere and prime people watching. Continue reading

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The Driskill Hotel

Bust of Colonel Driskill on top of hotel.

While in Austin, I had the pleasure of staying at The Driskill Hotel, a historical landmark nestled in the heart of downtown. Founded in 1886 by Colonel Jesse Driskill, the hotel still displays its original opulence with marbled floors, stained glass domes, and intricately designed areas. Designed to be the finest hotel west of the Mississippi River, the hotel has been part of the Austin social scene since its inception and the location of various political meetings, weddings, and events. Continue reading

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dinner at the Livingston

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With its Southern charm, historical significance, and unique background, The Fox Theatre Historic District is comprised of four buildings that have been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. These architectural gems nestled in the heart of Midtown, hold a significant importance to the city of Atlanta. Continue reading

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