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Pumpkins Everywhere: Pumpkin Village in the Dallas Arboretum

Pumpkins Everywhere: Pumpkin Village in the Dallas Arboretum

It’s October and in Texas (probably in the US) that means pumpkins are everywhere. This is not a tradition we have in Germany – in fact, I’m not even sure …Read the Rest

Only in Texas: Dust Storm Pictures and Videos

Only in Texas: Dust Storm Pictures and Videos

When I was leaving work last night, I was thinking about how to best share my impressions of Atlanta and Toronto with you guys. I left the building and was …Read the Rest

Horseback Riding in Texas

Horseback Riding in Texas

So… imagine you live in a place with very few touristy things you can take your visitors to see or do. However, your visitors flew a long way to be …Read the Rest

4th of July in Texas: Fireworks Pictures, Video, Mini Time Lapses, and a High Speed Video

4th of July in Texas: Fireworks Pictures, Video, Mini Time Lapses, and a High Speed Video

Happy 4th of July!! Marco and I took advantage of the long weekend by taking a trip to San Angelo and the Sonora Caverns. Most cities in Texas cancelled their …Read the Rest

Texas Palo Duro Canyon: A Photo Essay

Texas Palo Duro Canyon: A Photo Essay

The Texas Palo Duro Canyon is located in the Texas Panhandle region about a half an hour from Amarillo, TX (all the way in North Texas). The closest town is …Read the Rest

The Big Texan in Amarillo – A 72 Ounce Steak Anybody?

The Big Texan in Amarillo – A 72 Ounce Steak Anybody?

You guys know that everything is bigger in Texas, right? This saying extends to steak as well. Don’t believe me? Check out this 72 ounce steak. That’s just over 2 kg, people! …Read the Rest

Amarillo Cadillac Ranch: Background, Location, and Pictures

Amarillo Cadillac Ranch: Background, Location, and Pictures

When we had our family in town back in May, we did a lot of touristy things in West Texas we haven’t done in a while…. or had never done …Read the Rest

Texas Countryside: A Photo Essay

Texas Countryside: A Photo Essay

Lately we’ve done a lot of roadtrips here in Texas and Eastern New Mexico. I’ve written about my trip to a dude ranch in Bandera, a girlfriend getaway in San Angelo, …Read the Rest

Only in Texas: A Chicken Fried Steak Festival

Only in Texas: A Chicken Fried Steak Festival

Remember how I wrote about chicken fried steak a few weeks ago in my Only in Texas series? Laurel asked me if I liked the chicken fried steak I had …Read the Rest

So You Wanna Be a Cowboy? Check Out the Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera, Texas.

So You Wanna Be a Cowboy? Check Out the Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera, Texas.

If you want to spend a weekend as a cowboy and experience life in the Wild West, you should consider spending some time at a dude ranch. I did and …Read the Rest

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