Travel

In Ethiopia, a Search for the Lost Ark

Does the famous Ark of the Covenant actually reside in Africa?

03/29/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Road Trips

5 Reasons for History Buffs to Visit Fredericksburg

There's more to this Texas town than wine and weisswurst.

03/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Up in the Air

Keeping Your Sanity When Travel Goes Bad

No wi-fi? We've still got seven ways to stay cool when things go south.

03/28/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Dress Codes

Yes, Airlines Have Dress Codes (and Leggings Are Not Included)

"Ugh, I can't wear leggings on this free flight across the country," is about as relatable a complaint as "Ugh, I can't fit all my money in my wallet."

03/27/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

DIY

Where to Pick Your Own Fruit This Spring

These five farms offer fresh berries for the picking and much more.

03/24/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Where to Snap Your Bluebonnet Pics without Leaving Houston

You don't have to head to Brenham just to pose in a field of blue flowers.

03/24/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

The Great Chat Scam of Ethiopia

A pair of young scammers tell our international travel correspondent how—and why—they do it.

03/23/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Wild Eating in the Hills of Crete

The world's healthiest cuisine, on one of the world's most beautiful islands.

03/21/2017 By Claudia Kolker

Travel

Has Singapore Airlines Conquered Jetlag?

Our ethically-challenged correspondent investigates.

03/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

Get Out

Three Reasons to Roller Skate at Discovery Green This Month

The city's only outdoor roller rink runs through March 25.

03/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Kiss Him, He's Irish

When a Houstonian Marries an Irishman, How Do They Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Hint: not with green beer.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Travel

Dilly-Dallying in Dallas

From botanical gardens to historical settings, there's no shortage of sights to see in the Big D.

03/14/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

10 Things You Can Do with Only Two Days in Manhattan

This is the city that never sleeps; why should you?

03/13/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Coping Mechanism

In Photos: A Renovated Jamail Skatepark Reopens

The downtown park is once again ready to welcome skaters of all levels.

03/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Jamail Skatepark Is Finally Reopening

Just in time for Spring Break, the city's signature skatepark will see its bowls full once again.

03/10/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Road Trip

5 Reasons to Make the Drive to Austin for SXSW

Reason No. 1: Joe Biden.

03/09/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Travel

Texans Are Heading to Havana for Spring Break, According to Kayak

Plus: You'll never guess who's coming to Corpus Christi.

03/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Texas State Parks Get Even More Accessible with a New App

Find a swimming hole near you, book your campsites online and always travel with a trail map in your pocket with the recently released TPWD app.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

A Revitalized GreenStreet Offers Weekly Incentives to Visit

Weekly bootcamps, animal adoption events and free flicks on the lawn are just a few of GreenStreet's newest amenities.

03/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Park Life

A Big, Beautiful, Totally Redesigned Levy Park Is Now Open

A new playground and performance pavilion join the dog park and community gardens that have made Levy Park a neighborhood favorite.

02/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt