Cafe Beaudelaire has been around in Ames, Iowa since 1990, and as they call it, is “the Soul of Brasil in the Heart of Iowa.”
Austin (and really, Texas in general) is known for its famous BBQ spots, such as Franklin’s (where lines can get up to seven hours long), Stiles Switch, and Iron Works.
When finals season comes around, I’m always trying to find new study places — to both get a change of scenery and to escape the people camping out and taking spots next to all the outlets in the campus study spots. Here’s my new hideout: the Austin Public Library.
It’s been a whole school year since I last posted, which means it’s been a whole year since I’ve had to publicly admit to eating out wayyy too many times than my credit card should have allowed… Anyways, here’s WTF: Where’s the Food for semesters 3 & 4 (otherwise known as WTF: Why’d you spend so much money on food, Annie??)
Fredericksburg, Texas is located about an hour and a half out from Austin, and is actually named after Prince Frederick of Prussia, and most of the town are descended from German settlers.
This past April, my college program made a weekend trip to Colorado Bend, Texas, which is only less than two hour away from the bustling city of Austin. Colorado Bend is a state park in the Hill Country region of the state, so we were able to spend some time hiking and exploring caves during our days there.
It’s the middle of the summer, sure, but I like to think that anytime is an appropriate time to talk about Christmas! Austin always has a lot of things to do, but there are some staple events you should definitely do over the Christmas holidays