Houston Travel Guide
As the largest city in Texas and the forth largest city in the US, Houston is teeming with places to go and things to do. With dozens of parks, an outdoor enthusiast could spend weeks just exploring the many green spaces. And Houston is a major foodie city. Whether you want Mexican with a twist, sushi, health food, vegan or vegetarian, international cuisine, or down-to-earth American fare, you'll find it in Houston! This guide merely scratches the surface of the vibrant restaurant life, while offering ideas for a mix of paid and free things to do in Houston.
Check out our ultimate Houston travel guide!
A Foodie's Guide to San Antonio
Like any self-respecting city, San Antonio is a foodie's paradise, which is part of the reason we love it so much. We love the history of the city and the quaintness of the Riverwalk area. And we love that San Antonio has the pace of a large city coupled with small-town friendliness. This foodie's guide to San Antonio offers up our favorite spots for delicious eats in the second largest city in Texas.
See our list of top San Antonio restaurants!
Travel's Unceasing Invitation
For us, travel is like a game of hide-and-seek, and we are always the seekers.
FAQs for Full-Time RVing
We regularly see the same questions asked over and over in RV forums and Facebook groups. So we put together a list of FAQs for new RVers. Some of these are geared more toward a life of full-time travel; others are for anyone who owns an RV. We hope these are helpful as you begin your RVing adventure, whether just for the weekend or for months or years at a time.
See our answers to your RV Frequently Asked Questions!
RV Set-Up and Tear-Down Checklists
When we first purchased our travel trailer, we told ourselves we needed checklists to make sure we didn't forget anything important. Then we procrastinated and did not make these checklists for our first couple trips. Although nothing disastrous occurred, one time we nearly forgot to put the step up, and another time we left the bathroom door open and it flopped around for the first couple hours of our drive.
We hope you find these basic RV checklists as helpful for your journeys as they have been for ours!
AirBNBs Vs. Hotels, Pros and Cons
Since its inception in 2008, AirBNB has steadily risen to over 3 million listings in 191 countries. With so many options, AirBNB has become a serious rival to hotels when it comes to our choices of travel accommodations.
This article is not meant to be an end-all, be-all to tell you what you should do as a traveler. It's simply meant to compare and contrast hotels and AirBNBs from our experiences so that you can make informed decisions to best suit your travel wishes.
Travel's Unexpected Encounters
Meeting fellow nomads and chatting up the locals are two of our favorite things to do while traveling.
RV DIY, Part 3
We love making new friends and having company over. What we do not appreciate are uninvited house guests in the form of spiders, bees, flies, mosquitoes, and other creepy crawlies and flying insects making their way inside to steal our cool air and become a general nuisance.
Rather than spending an arm and a leg on pre-made insect screens for our tiny home, Marvin made his own insect screens for under $20.
These easy DIY insect screens will keep the critters at bay so you can be free to enjoy your RVing experience.
Grillin' and Chili-in'
It's January. We have just returned to Houston after a relaxing trip to Belize. The sun has gone down, and we have decided to hit the hot tub at Hwy 6 RV Resort. We arrive at the pool area, rid ourselves of flip flops and towels, and ease ourselves into the steaming water.
We are soon joined by a man with a quick smile, and we strike up a conversation. I decide I am warm enough and hop in the pool, and am there for only a few minutes before a lady, who seems to know the man in the hot tub, joins me. Before long, we're all friends, chatting about our travels, their fur babies, the beautiful Texas weather, Rod's work, and the pros and cons of living in a home on wheels. Before we disperse back to our homes, we exchange phone numbers.
Travel's Sadistic Allure
Because travel is our passion, we are adding a new category for our blog posts, "Motivation," dedicated to travel quotes to help ignite your travel flame and get you motivated to book your next trip! Watch for a new one (almost) every Monday!
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