By Jennifer Hess ITWPA member Weird things do happen in Austin, a city known for its exciting restaurants, deep in the heart of Texas, famous for meat, BBQ and big everything. So, what’s a vegetarian to do when the whole workshop gang votes to grab lunch near the hotel and walks to a rustic little place touting 40-years of award-winning Texas BBQ? Well, when in … [Read more...] about Austin BBQ Joint Sways Vegetarian
By Fred Mays ITWPA Member First, there are a few, then hundreds, quickly followed by thousands. Soon the sky is dotted with over a million bats off on their nightly forage for food. They are cheered on by hundreds of spectators who crowd the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin. Hundreds more line the banks of Lady Bird Lake, and even more watch from tour boats in the … [Read more...] about Austin is Going Batty
By Jeffrey Benson ITWPA member The Texas Hill Country is a place where cowboy meets white collar, rural meets metropolitan, and hills and bluffs meet flat land—the contrasts and diversity bring harmony and wonderment to this area and beckon you to stay a little longer. Here are four experiences that will give you the Hill Country perspective. Savor the cherry and … [Read more...] about A Texas Hill Country Weekend—Beer, Wine, Music, and Food Trucks
By Jan Chitsey Bandera, Texas. Cowboy Capital of the World. And home to eight of the top 10 dude ranches in Texas, according to Google. After perusing each website, we made our choice, packed our bags, and drove across the monotonous dry plains of west Texas until we finally entered the lush green beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Just outside of Bandera, tucked into the … [Read more...] about A “Spur” of the Moment Decision Led to an Experience of a Lifetime!