Month: April 2017

5 Things to Know Before Visiting Hamilton Pool Reserve

What is Hamilton Pool Reserve? Hamilton Pool Reserve is a collapsed grotto with beautiful turquoise water and a striking waterfall. It was originally an underground river. When the dome over the river collapsed from erosion, this created the popular swimming hole visitors know today. In 1985 the Texas Parks and Wildlife Association bought this land, which at […]

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Top Things To Do In and Around Austin

Austin is a charming city that’s a quirky mix of nature, art, suburbia, and city life. It was a much smaller city than I had expected with pockets of activity spreading out from its central downtown area and into suburban Austin. Throughout the different neighborhoods there are little gems to be found, if you just know […]

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I Love You So Much: Austin’s Famous Mural

In the SoCo District of Austin, one of the most popular murals simply says “I love you so much” in sloppy red cursive on a mint green wall. The mural is located on the side of Jo’s Coffee shop. The popularity of this mural took me by surprise. While it might seem like the perfect Instagram photo […]

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Incredible Graffiti at Hope Outdoor Gallery

Hope Outdoor Gallery is a graffiti park in Austin, Texas tucked away behind a few shops. As my friends and I were driving around, we had a hard time finding it, but I’m so glad we made time for this excursion. It’s a hidden gem that shouldn’t be overlooked. Hope Gallery is a living, breathing structure with inspiring artists […]

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Top Points of Interest in Vietnam

Vietnam is such a large and diverse country, that it can be difficult to know where to start when planning a trip. Even with a 1 month visa, fitting in all of Vietnam’s top attractions just isn’t possible. Below is a comprehensive list of Vietnam’s various points of interest to kick off your trip planning. Cities to […]

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6 Facts About the Vietnam Visa for U.S. Citizens

1. Do you need a visa to enter Vietnam? Yes, a visa is required for U.S. citizens traveling to Vietnam. In addition to having a visa, you must also meet these requirements: Your passport must be valid for 6 months after the completion of your trip. You will need 1 blank passport page for an entry stamp. […]

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