Travel

Why Every Houstonian Should Add Brazil to Their Bucket List

Rio de Janeiro is always alive.

07/18/2019 By Laura Gomez Quintero

Easy Breezy

10 Travel Accessories That Won't Weigh You Down

Keep calm and carry-on.

07/15/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

What's The Big Dill?

Houston, We Have a Pickle Festival on the Way

In a Pickle Fest lands in Kingwood on September 7.

07/12/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Go Texan

An Ode to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

Wait, you can even spend the night? Who knew?

07/10/2019 By Jennifer Simonson

Great Escapes

How to Summer in Aspen

Luxury, the outdoors, and Kirby Ice House (!?) in beautiful Colorado.

07/08/2019 By Jayme Lamm

Great Escapes

Two Northern California Hotels Beckon for Late Summer Travel

We highly suggest booking a room at both.

07/03/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Taxing Times

A New Tax on Airbnbs Could Generate Millions for Houston Tourism and the Arts

Houston will now collect a Hotel Occupancy Tax on Airbnbs.

07/02/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Great Escapes

The Outdoors and Fine Art Collide For an Incredible Labor Day Event in Alpine

En Plein Air will draw painters and art lovers to Big Bend this September.

07/01/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Destination: Downtown

We Don't Know What the New Downtown Park Will Be Called, But We're Excited About It

Expect quite a bit of lounging room, covered and open seating, a B-Cycle Station and bike-repair area, a fenced-in dog run, and a casual café with indoor and outdoor seating.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Destination: Downtown

We Need to Save Sam Houston Park

Come on, H-Town. This is your history.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Dive Right In

20 Texas Swimming Holes to Cool You Off This Summer

It’s that time of year again, Houston, when the weather is downright relentless and we have to escape. But don't despair: There are many cool, clear, refreshing lakes, rivers, and spring-fed pools to enjoy right here in this beautiful state of ours.

06/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

California Love

Going Back to the Future in LA

You too can travel back in time like Marty McFly.

06/24/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Magical Realism

Every Street Corner Has a Story in Cartagena, Colombia

Explore the city that inspired a Nobel Prize laureate.

06/21/2019 By Laura Gomez Quintero

Got Spam?

Eating off the Land in Kauai

Go for the beaches, stay for the locally sourced cuisine.

06/19/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Playing Roulette

Eating Deadly Fugu in Osaka, Japan

What's it like to stare down death and then eat it?

06/10/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Anything for Selenas

Selena Fans, Rejoice—an All-New Como La Flor Cruise Is Here

Bring your “Amor Prohibido” along for the short cruise in September 2020.

06/06/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Cheap Thrills

How to Bargain Travel Your Way Through the UK

Or anywhere else for that matter.

06/04/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Save Our Wetlands!

What the Houston Botanic Garden Will Teach Us About Natural Flood Control

This garden aims to teach us how to handle stormwater.

05/31/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

¡Pura Vida!

Traveling Through Costa Rica: Then and Now

Once a backpacker, now a resort-lover—it's all good in CR.

05/29/2019 By Jennifer Simonson