As the biggest state in Texas, there is a lot to see and do.

We've barely scratched the surface but loved what we have explored in the Texas Hill Country and Big Bend Region near the Rio Grande border.


Horse riding at Lajitas, Texas

My Fun Horse Ride in Lajitas, Texas

Today, we’d like to hand over the blog reins to Savannah, our seven year old unicorn and horse lover. She would like to tell you […]

Gruene Hall, Gruene Hall, Texas Hill Country

One Memorable Day in Gruene, Texas & the Iconic Gruene Hall

A highlight of a Texas Hill Country vacation has to be the small, historical town of Gruene, Texas. That is pronounced Green. 170 years ago, […]

Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas

How to Spend One Day in Stunning Big Bend Ranch State Park

Visiting Big Bend Ranch State Park was a back up plan for us, because the Big Bend National Park next door was under a Government […]

Enchanted Rock State Park, Texas

Tips for Climbing Enchanted Rock Texas – A Spiritual Place!

As soon as we rounded the corner at the top of the hill, the large pink granite dome rock pulled us into its vision. Just […]

Big Bend National Park

Epic Guide of Things to Do in Big Bend National Park, Texas

You wouldn’t believe it! This spectacular National Park in Texas has been on my bucket list ever since I first saw a picture of the […]

Luckenbach, Texas

Enchanting Things to do in Texas Hill Country in Three Days

I want to come back to Hill Country, Texas. We barely scratched the surface during our 9 day visit. The Texas Hill Country is a  […]

san-antonio river walk with kids

The Gorgeous San Antonio River Walk, TX (Don’t miss the Iron Cactus)

The San Antonio River Walk in Texas is one of the best things to do in San Antonio with kids. You can walk or bike the 15 mile path or take a boat cruise arond the downtown reach section. Whatever you choose, you will love the serenity of the River Walk in San Antonio. Don’t miss the Alamo as well

Things to do in San Antonio The Alamo

Why Remember the Alamo, San Antonio Texas (& its Yellow Rose)

On our USA road trip from Dallas to Boston, we visited San Antonio to fulfil my Dad’s dream of seeing the Alamo. Remember the Alamo and the Yellow Rose of Texas, which the Emily Morgan Hotel, an official Alamo hotel is named after.

magnolia bakery Silos Fixer Upper Waco tx

One Elegant Day at Magnolia Table and Magnolia Silos Waco Tx

VWe had a fantastic day following the Fixer Upper Trail in Waco Texas. We had breakfast at Magnolia Table, visited the Silos, shopped at Magnolia Markets and had yummy cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery + a few more things to do in Waco Tx. Do you love Chip and Jo?

Sixth Floor Museum JFK Dallas

The Grassy Knoll Mystery: A visit to the JFK Museum Dallas

We had an unexpected visit to the JFK Museum in Dallas to explore his assassination and the mystery behind the grassy knoll. The Sixth Floor Museum in the Texas Bookstore Depository is a fantastic Dallas attraction

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Lake Lure North Carolina

A 4-Week Dallas to Boston Road Trip Itinerary

We’re off on an epic 6 week US road trip. First stop Bloomington Minnesota to experience the Mall of America and then from Dallas to Boston with my parents. We’re stopping at lots of cool places and going back to the old way of doing things! Click to read more and follow along

FEATURED VIDEO: Fixer Upper Trail, Waco Texas

We loved visiting Waco - home of Fixer Upper and Chip and Joanna Gaines. Check it out!


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