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Returning Home After Traveling

Delsey suitcase in Bangkok

Some people think that the words house and home are interchangeable, however they most certainly are not. A house is merely an impersonal building that people live in, where as a home is a reflection of yourself. Therefore a house doesn’t become a true home until you customize it to represent your life experiences, personal … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Arlington, Texas Activities

Offbeat Arlington street art -- because everything is bigger in Texas

Situated in between Fort Worth and Dallas is, Arlington, home to plenty of sights and things to do. Best known as the home of the Dallas Cowboys football team and a couple of major amusement parks, Arlington is a fun, touristy city. Unfortunately, many visitors overlook the odd attractions and offbeat Arlington activities. The next … Read More

Offbeat South Padre Island Sights And Destinations

Blue skies and beaches at South Padre Island, Texas on the Gulf of Mexico

South Padre Island may be small, but it packs abundant sights and activities to ensure visitors have a remarkable vacation. While the crowds flock to the well-known attractions, break free from the masses and experience the island’s best hidden gems. Get off the beaten path and experience the real spirit of South Padre Island: Unique … Read More

Offbeat Sights & Activities in Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi shoreline at sunset

Corpus Christi is a popular tourist destination both for Texans and travelers from all corners of the United States. Although most visitors stick to the beaches and other water-based activities, there are quite a few spectacular yet overlooked sights and attractions located around town. For anyone wanting to get off the beaten path and experience … Read More

FriFotos: Impressive Flames And Unparalleled Fun At Burning Flipside

Burning Flipside Effigy Burn

“What is Burning Flipside?” you ask. Well, it’s the younger sister of Burning Man, the infamous week-long festival celebrating radical self-expression, love, art, and yes, other less than admirable qualities including — but not limited to — excessive drug and alcohol use, nudity, and sex. However if any of my burner (the term for regular … Read More

Austin Comes Alive At SXSW

SXSW 2012 in all it's glory

Continuing my documentation of the week-long music festival that is SXSW, I present round two of my photos. (View the first collection here.)   We’re going to try and play a little game. In one of these pictures there is a very small child hidden. Can you find him or her? The first person to … Read More

SXSW 2012 Photo Gallery

SXSW 2012 Nightlife

Why spoil the mood with words when all you need are pictures to tell a thousand stories… well, that and maybe an occasional caption… This is the first of my SXSW 2012 posts. I am quite exhausted from the music / food / alcohol / everything of the last week, and this is the best … Read More