Bouldin Creek Cafe is probably my new favorite restaurant in Austin. I briefly mentioned it in one of my other Explore Austin posts, but I feel like I should do a separate post just on this cafe to do it justice.
The kind of coffee we indulge in is second-wave coffee -- chocolatey, milky, eclectic sophistication. So it makes sense that we fancy coffee in the PNW, since Seattle is kind of the capital of second-wave coffee.
After spending almost four days in Guangzhou, we took a high speed train to Xiamen. Xiamen, located in Fujian Province, means "door to the house", referring to the city's centuries-old role as a gateway to China.
Port Aransas is about four hours away from Austin and is one of the longest barrier islands along the Texas coast. It's now become a fishing, beach and resort village, and the weather is incredibly nice (though be prepared for extreme humidity and lots of sunscreens, or sunburns, in our case).
The thing about this city is that there's so much to do, and it really never gets boring because there's always something fun around the corner.
Ft. Lauderdale, a city just north of Miami, is home to only about 15,000, but don't let that fool you: this popular tourist destination is at the heart of South Florida's metropolitan area. It's also where you'll find (literally) every rich person's summer house...
I would definitely count Master Yakiniku as one of the best Asian restaurants in the B/CS area, so if you're ever craving some Korean or Japanese food, head over to Bryan to check out Master Yakiniku.
The Moody Gardens in Galveston are home to Iceland, where sculptors have carved a beautiful undersea journey from two million pounds of ice.
Des Moines, the capital of the lovely state of Iowa, is the most populated city in Iowa and is the site of first caucuses during the US presidential primaries.
Did you know that the O in LOVE (from Philadelphia's Love Park) is slanted because "love isn't perfect?"