Seeking solitude, and celebrating a milestone in West Texas | The Austin American-Statesman

Read for: 30th birthday angst, mini-rants about public wilderness in Texas, tech detoxes, and desert nudity.

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I Was a Lonely Planet Addict | Misadventures Magazine

On my former travel guidebook addiction.

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Why I Travel Without My Husband | Matador Network

As a married person, I’ve found many reasons to love traveling without my spouse.

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3 Reasons Spending Time in Nature Enhances Work Productivity | Impact Hub Austin

Contact with nature is essential for our ability to function in the workplace—or anywhere.

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A Big Bend Backup | Texas Highways

On backpacking in Big Bend State Park during a government shutdown.

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On the front lines of fighting human trafficking with Allies Against Slavery | Impact Hub Austin

A profile of Allies Against Slavery, an Austin-based nonprofit helping create solutions to human trafficking in Central Texas and beyond.

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A guide to the perfect weekend in Mexico City | CultureMap

A curated guide to Mexico City, for Austinites.

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The best bars and nightlife in Austin | Scandinavian Traveler (SAS Airlines)

Where to get your drink on in my city.

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Queer Desire and Performative Masculinity in Call Me By Your Name | Medium

The only movie review I’ve ever felt compelled to write.

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The Coolest U.S. Music Festival Is in the Middle of the Desert — and No, It’s Not Burning Man | Fodor’s

A review of the Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love in Marfa.

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What to do outside of SXSW | Scandinavian Traveler (SAS Airlines)

Things to do during SXSW that aren’t SXSW.

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This is the ultimate road trip to West Texas’ best destinations | CultureMap

Crank up the lonesome sounds of Townes Van Zandt, don your Stetson, and head westward: Here’s what not to miss.

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These Are the Best Feminist Songs to Put on Your Wedding Playlist | Catalyst Wedding Co.

First dance songs that don’t suck, anti-patriarchy tunes for walking down the aisle, and more than one St. Vincent song. Obviously.

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