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Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Texas independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

The LBJ Presidential Library

08/07/2017 by .

Austin in Texas had long been on our wish list of cities to visit, and proved to be everything we’d expected and more. From the grandeur of the State Capitol that opened in 1808 to the fashionable funkiness of the quirky shops on South Congress, where my wife treated herself to a pair of Texas cowgirl boots.

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Ghostly goings on in San Antonio

27/09/2013This entry was posted in North America, San Antonio, Texas, USA and tagged , , on by .

Original Ninfa’s on Navigation.

26/09/2013This entry was posted in Houston, North America, Texas, USA and tagged , , , on by .

Considering the size of Houston, this traditional nondescript Mexican restaurant tucked away on a nondescript road just off interstate 59 has a reputation so good people come from miles away to eat here.This is Original Ninfa’s on Navigation.

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Weekend in Austin. Just what you unexpected.

25/09/2013This entry was posted in Austin, North America, Texas, USA and tagged , , , on by .

The packed crowd in Austin’s legendary Continental Club were watching The Whiskey Sisters strut their country rock stuff and clearly loving every minute of it. This is what a weekend in Austin should be like.

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The Granary Cue & Brew. San Antonio

26/08/2013This entry was posted in North America, Texas, USA and tagged , , on by .

If you didn’t know any better, you would drive right on past  The Granary Cue & Brew location at The Pearl Brewery, thinking it was the long forgotten relic of a once thriving local beer enterprise on the edge of town.

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San Antonio travel guide.

25/08/2013This entry was posted in North America, Texas, USA and tagged , , , on by .

Just a stone’s throw from the remains of The Alamo, San Antonio’s colonial shrine to the 200 Texans who lost their lives fighting for independence from Mexico in 1836, there is a small bridge on a busy street over the San Antonio River.

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David Adickes Giant Statues in Houston.

25/08/2013This entry was posted in North America, Texas, USA and tagged , , , on by .

In a dusty parking lot in a rather unfashionable part of downtown Houston, former president George Bush stands patiently adjacent to John, Paul, George and Ringo; almost like he is auditioning for the unlikeliest supergroup of all time.

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Guide to Texas

22/08/2013This entry was posted in North America, Texas, USA and tagged , , on by .

For a state that’s been affiliated to three different countries and also had a go at independence, you might be forgiven for thinking you’ll hear a few mixed messages from the locals.

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