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Austin — The music starts at the airport, but that’s not all this hip, funky capital city in the middle of Texas has to offer. Consistently ranked one of the most livable cities in the U.S., Austin embraces film, culture, and its anything-but-flat outdoor terrain equally.

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For a funky music scene, quirky locals, mouth-watering Tex-Mex cuisine, and an eclectic culture.

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10 Weird Ice Cream Flavors and Where to Find Them

July 24, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

We may have missed National Ice Cream Day (it was on July 20), but National Ice Cream Month continues. Why not celebrate with a couple of scoops of something ... Read More »

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Rethinking Souvenirs: 4 Creative Ways to Bring Your Travels Home

May 27, 2014 by Whitney C. Harris

A big part of the travel experience is bringing a piece of it home, so you can remember where you’ve been long after you've returned. We recommend skipping the ... Read More »

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5 Public Pools in the U.S. That Make Us Want to Take the Plunge

May 01, 2014 by Christine Wei

Looking to cool off this summer? We already introduced Europe's most beautiful public pools last year, but we thought we'd take a look at the aquatic offerings ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: Omni Hotels' 72-Hour Sale

April 01, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Looking for a last-minute getaway? Omni Hotels & Resortsinvites you to "Spring into Action" with its 72-hour flash sale.FromApril 1-4, rooms at the brand's ... Read More »

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6 Free Public Transit Tracking Apps Worth Downloading

February 06, 2014 by Christine Wei

It’s no secret that Google Maps is a lifesaver if you’re traveling without a car. Generally, this, and similar sites like Hopstop, are incredibly reliable for ... Read More »

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“Mail postcards to friends and family. They're cheaper than souvenirs, create less clutter at home, and show that you thought of others while you were away.”

Jim Sherman Founder and Chairman

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