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Trendy Austin is by no means what people would expect when they say there going to Texas. It is a progressive, democrat voting, weird, hippy, green college town that prides itself on it's motto 'keep Austin weird'. However, the principal reason for our visit was to reunite with our friends we met at electric forest who were kind enough to put us up for the duration. We arrived ...
... re very excited. We'll depart Austin at 8pm tonight and fly to LA where we'll then fly to Hong Kong before catching another flight to Bangkok and then one last short flight to Phuket. Our total travel time will be approximately 36 hours! We're hoping to be able to sleep on the plane so that we can hit the ground running once we land. The weather ...
... an extreme games event. By late afternoon we headed back on the bus to the hotel to pack up ready for leaving in the morning. We got lazy and didn't feel like going far for dinner so we ended up going to the IHOP for dinner, which made it everyday we ate at the IHOP for the 5 days here, either having breakfast 3 times, dessert, last night and dinner tonight. We had another early night so we can get up and have breakfast before checking out in the ...
As I prepared for our yearly summer trip, I came across this amazing map. I really want this map! I would love to display it in our office, well the work corner, now that we are in an apartment. The official description:
Track your travels with a handsome scratch-off-where-you've-been
map that charts globetrotting in a fun, colorful and innovative way.
Scratch off the areas you've visited to reveal adventurous pops ...
... Most days I had to cruise round town reporting on unofficial parties for SXSW to earn my badge which wasn't so bad. My two partners - Spence the firefighter and Jezzika the 'kooky' Asian UT student would join me for the rounds and we'd load up on all the free drinks and free swag we could find before searching out the next party. When not 'On Duty' I'd chill with Clara, Phil, Hannah their friend from home, Simon and the banner crew doing exactly the same ...
Other places to stay in Austin
Bouldin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Nice but needs room makeover
- Not too good
- Terrific staff! Great location.
University of Texas - Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $179
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $377
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $180
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- It's a decent hotel for a decent price--staff great!
- Dreamy beds, gracious staff
- Nice Hotel, but a terrible stay
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $134
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Great downtown location
- A Fabulous Hotel in my opinion
- Convenient downtown location
St. Johns, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $61
University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $146
9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $102
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $164
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $226
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $120
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $202
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!