Travel Blogs from Houston, United States

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Houston, Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, Texas

A travel blog entry by marijka

So I took a little detour through the Sam Houston Nation Forest, but couldn't enjoy the scenery for all the huge pickup trucks sitting on my butt. Gee, it's amazing how much power they have to pull horse trailers, but not enough balls to pass on the ...

Keeping right in houstonTexas, Houston, United States travel blog

Keeping right in houstonTexas

A travel blog entry by rob.franklin.

Rob...  Righto we made it! Whakatane - Auckland - San Francisco - Houston. Our house to Texas in just over 24hrs all went pretty smooth. The kids kept their wit together (good work kids!)   I experienced a fair bit of angst about, who to ...

Houston...more than just shopping!, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston...more than just shopping!

A travel blog entry by klh1

... was for two weeks and I would be spending an entire weekend in the city, I decided to do some actual sightseeing. Houston has a museum district so on the Saturday, I visited the Houston Natural Science Museum and the Houston Fine Arts Museum. Both of ...

Rainy day in Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Rainy day in Texas

A travel blog entry by louiseandblake

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We woke to the sound of heavy rain and our room being like a sauna for the first morning of our ranch experience. We had booked in to go horse riding at 10am but it was still hammering down and therefore we cancelled. We took the opportunity of ...

Don't Mess With Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Don't Mess With Texas

A travel blog entry by cshilakes

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... went to sleep expecting to all awake feeling the same as Isabelle and having to fall off our schedule. May 22 (Day 22) Houston-Lafayette, LA Miraculously, Isabelle awoke singing and had a good breakfast. She seemed fine and we seemed fine. Chris had ...

Good Times in Airports, Houston, United States travel blog

Good Times in Airports

A travel blog entry by james511

It was all going so well. Before I reached the outrageous queues of supersize americans in Houston that is. My connecting flight over to mexico was from there but unfortunately, due to the laziness of US Border Security, I was waiting several hours to ...

Lone Star..., Houston, United States travel blog

Lone Star...

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

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Well, it's official, I've been a naughty boy in 2004! Awoke on Christmas morning in Houston with no presents from Santa, not even a piece of coal! Ah well, maybe he just got lost after all my travels - fingers crossed there's something waiting for me ...

Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by gstfire

I got to Houston around 3:30 PM and will be staying here for a few days with a couple that I know. They gave me the real tour of Texan living. They first took me to a BEER bar called Nitemares. Just a local bar filled with locals where everyone knows ...

Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by wesb

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... over again. Then on to Boston. So essentially, crossing the country, four cities in four days. whew. exhausting. But back to Houston. We are at least timing our trip well. The day before we showed up they had some serious thunder storms and the ...

Houston for some minutes, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston for some minutes

A travel blog entry by ptravels

Run, run, run....no desire to miss the flight to Mexico ...

H-Town, Houston, United States travel blog

H-Town

A travel blog entry by trent

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... nice and we met Zoe, his beautiful Lab mix dog, which of course I had lots of fun playing with! We stayed in Houston for three days meeting some old friends, Cortney from university days; Nate from high school and university days; Janna from the old ...

New Orleans to Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

New Orleans to Houston

A travel blog entry by johnsinclair

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... Orleans to Amsterdam is to go east, right? For a long way. But this trip started with an hour in the air WEST to Houston, a fairly smooth change to the trans-Atlantic plane, and the long flight east across the ocean to the Netherlands. At least when one ...

Schedule & The Worst Garage Sale In Recent Memory, Houston, United States travel blog

Schedule & The Worst Garage Sale In Recent Memory

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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Before going into our schedule, I first want to say that we tried to have a garage sale to raise some money and get rid of junk.  Win, win, right? Wrong. So wrong. We woke up late to people already standing outside waiting for the junk to be put ...

Downtown Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Downtown Houston

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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... Now I am just adding the pics which contain additional information once you click on them. 1st addition: I was surprised how tranquilo / relaxed Houston is...for the fact of being the largest city in Texas and the 4th largest city of the U.S. I didn't see ...

Back Home, Houston, United States travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

I am back home for a few weeks. My dad is completing his treatments - 6 weeks of radiation and 2 rounds of chemo. He has done wonderfully, and now he just has to rest up. After some R&R, him and my Mom will hit the road again and begin their retirement ...

The first day, Houston, United States travel blog

The first day

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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... to Houston, shuttle bus from airport to hostel, first night in hostel (private room for the birthday girl). Therefore, after arrival in Houston, I had some planning and booking to do for the next days. To my surprise that was not as easy as expected. The ...

Getting Ready!, Houston, United States travel blog

Getting Ready!

A travel blog entry by allilaoshi

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We will be leaving Houston on August 1st and will arrive in Beijing August 2nd for TEFL training.  Practice teaching actual children begins August 4th.  I think we will be teaching children in a English Language Summer Camp.  The hotel we ...

Dorm Experience, Houston, United States travel blog

Dorm Experience

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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Oh my goodness! What a night! 8 girls in 1 room coming and going at any time of the night. Making loud noises, putting the light on, snorring crazy, clogging the toilet, jumping around in the upper bunk, very limited respect. Under these circumstances I ...

Houston, the Eagle has landed..., Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, the Eagle has landed...

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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We only ever intended to drive past Houston on the long drive from New Orleans to Austin, Texas but after seeing a sign to the Johnson Space Station (NASA Headquarters), Stuart somehow managed to convince Rachel to pay a visit. We spent the afternoon ...

Aus Sunday mach Fun-Day, Houston, United States travel blog

Aus Sunday mach Fun-Day

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... gut geht? Jedenfalls verbrachte ich drei schöne Stunden in der Luft, sah zahlreiche langweilige Suburbs, konnte die Skylines von Houston und Dallas einsammeln, und wieder einmal etwas Cloud-Surfing geniessen. Nur ja nicht zuu fest fürs Fliegen ...

Houston, We Have A Problem: Lack Of Teeth, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, We Have A Problem: Lack Of Teeth

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... capped cowboy boots, if only he’d donned a Stetson my experience in the Lonestar State would have been complete.  I arrived in Houston just after six and was soon on my way to my next Couchsurfing experience, this time it was at a neuroscience ...

Houston, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston

A travel blog entry by backpachyderms

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After dropping off Elroy at the airport (snif), we got on a plane with all of our stuff and headed to Texas. We spent the first two nights at the beach, then headed off towards New Orleans. We stopped in Beaumont for one night to see one of Mack and ...

Houston: Another Problem, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston: Another Problem

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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My first proper day walking around Houston did absolutely nothing to contradict the stories of it being a concrete jungle; not only was there uninspiring building after uninspiring building, but even the Museum District seemed clinical. The sculpture ...

Texas Re-Tread, Houston, United States travel blog

Texas Re-Tread

A travel blog entry by johnrandall

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... a flood plane, most of the houses are built on stilts, kind of reminds me of the Sacramento Delta areas. I overnighted in Houston and spent a couple hours driving around town since I passed it in darkness the first time.  The city center is very ...

Combination Superbowl and Going Away Party, Houston, United States travel blog

Combination Superbowl and Going Away Party

A travel blog entry by jondells

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Well I just wanted to say thanks to everyone that came out for our annual superbowl party.  It was a blast as usual.  I didn't get to watch much of the game, but I'm pretty sure I drank my weight in beer, regardless I had a great time and I ...

Beginning of the Next Great Adventure, Houston, United States travel blog

Beginning of the Next Great Adventure

A travel blog entry by zookeeperjosh

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... ; After 6 long, antagonizing months of waiting it is finally here!! I'm sitting comfortably, anxiously waiting at gate C-45 in IAH (Houston International Airport) for my flight back down to Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. Forgive me if this seems ill ...

Houston, Prepare for Re-Entry!, Houston, United States travel blog

Houston, Prepare for Re-Entry!

A travel blog entry by beckano

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... ;much needed” pedicures. That night we had another great meal at a local Mexican restaurant called Cyclone Anaya’s in midtown Houston. Even though it was a Wednesday the place was packed. Luckily a table for four had just opened up and we were ...

NEVER FLY CONTINENTAL!!!!!!, Houston, United States travel blog

NEVER FLY CONTINENTAL!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by louandal

... and the usual cramped seating.  Upon arrival to Houston we were told that as this was the first point of entry into the United States we would have to reclaim our bags and go through customs here - even though we only had an hour between landing and ...

Ein Ticketkauf und seine Folgen, Houston, United States travel blog

Ein Ticketkauf und seine Folgen

A travel blog entry by vivi_markus

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... auf den Weg in die Stadt. War es eine gute Idee mit diesem Bus einzureisen? Eigentlich dachten wir, dass wir um 5:30 in Houston ankommen. Eine Erfahrung war es auf jeden Fall!! Der nette Bummel durch Downtown deckte dann auf, dass dieses an einem Sonntag ...

Don't Mess With Texas, Houston, United States travel blog

Don't Mess With Texas

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... shoot us all but as Patricia said who is gonna go crazy in a gun range when everyone is armed and a crack shot?! Whilst in Houston I experience my first American hostel and went to the Johnson Space Center with some new friends that I made. It seems that ...

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