What I Love (and Hate) about Austin

There are times when I absolutely adore living in Austin: when I’m paddleboarding on Town Lake, when I’m drinking a frozen margarita at Maudie’s, when I’m hanging out in hip East Austin under string lights. That being said, there are certain things I’m less fond of: the sweltering summers, the isolation, the lack of walkability. … Read more

15 Essential Tips for Your First Trip to Japan

Planning a trip to Japan

Planning a trip to Japan can be a doozy; it’s an organized, rule-following country that requires a lot of planning. Booking things in advance goes a long way in Japan — it’s one place I don’t recommend winging it. Japan also has lots of cultural quirks that you should be aware of. For example, did … Read more