Travel

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2019 Mar 28 - 4:45pm

The richness of Texas’ European influence is confirmed by the state’s long list of towns named for European cities. There are tiny towns like Edinburgh, Moscow and Newcastle. There are close-to-home towns like Athens and Dublin. And there are even a few long-forgotten ghost towns like...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2019 Feb 26 - 2:49pm

It’s always appropriate to admire the postcards that occupy your refrigerator door, but you should also take the time to enjoy these beautiful locales in person. The following quaint settlements offer a storybook ambiance characterized by a unique collection of locally owned boutique hotels,...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2019 Jan 25 - 10:11am

Everyone has their own idea of a romantic getaway, but when you head north to Canada, things tend to get a little wild. You may find yourself in a hotel carved from ice or in the middle of a roadless wilderness in Northwest Territories or even sipping wine in a hot tub beneath the northern lights....

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2018 Dec 18 - 2:38pm

Uruguay Horseback Riding
My helmet tumbled to the ground and rolled far away from the horse beneath me. Oh shit. Everyone else had ridden on ahead, following behind the cattle. Green pastureland stretched out in front of me, unbroken besides a handful of furrows and hills. Bulbous sheep drifted along under the blue winter...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2018 Nov 27 - 1:34pm

Hamurana Springs
For most, the first signs of winter’s arrival lightly frosting our windowpanes and chilling our cheeks have us fine-tuning the thermostat and scouring the closet for warmer clothes. By the time we’re just a few days into December, our minds are already preoccupied with running away to...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2018 Oct 18 - 3:46pm

Magical Winter Lights
Despite cool weather and runny noses, the winter makes a habit of blowing in a host of holiday festivals. While cozying up by the fire or taking part in local happenings is never a bad idea, there are some festivities throughout the Lone Star State worthy of a quick road trip. So, don your favorite...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2018 Sep 18 - 3:28pm

Shot Glass
Over the years, the craft distillation movement has produced hundreds of new distilleries across the country and delivered a fair amount of small brands to compete with the bigger, more established names on the market. These craft distillers are passionate, inquisitive and driven by the thrill of...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2018 Aug 27 - 1:40pm

While all seasons are kind to the quaint city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the fall — when the shadows grow longer and the weather is ideal — remains the perfect time to visit. So, if you’re planning a September trip to the capital of the Land of Enchantment, here are some places to...

Posted By Linda Blackwell Simmons on 2018 Jul 30 - 2:48pm

It’s mid-April and I’m strolling down Bull Street, cutting through one of the 22 squares that grace Savannah — seeing the centuries-old Southern live oaks laden with Spanish moss, smelling the blossoming azaleas, and hearing the genteel horse-drawn carriage rounding the corner....

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2018 Jun 20 - 12:12pm

No two bucket lists are the same. Many people fill their bucket with physical achievements like marathons and mountains, while others check off landmarks like Mount Rushmore and the Hoover Dam. There’s whale-watching and bird-spotting. There’s learning new languages and mastering new...

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