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#TravelTuesday: Look What’s Sitting on the Dock of Mission Bay

by Dana and Brian Maass on May 12, 2020

Off the Pacific shore of San Diego sits a beautiful saltwater habitat called Mission Bay. This trip was taken before the coronavirus pandemic. In these days of social distancing and staying safely at home, we...

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#TXPlaylist Vol. 06, Lockdown Listening

by Brian Maass on April 6, 2020

I’m proud to be a native Texan and have packed this playlist with great Texas music. That said, I’ve also included one non-Texan band because the message of their song gives us hope that we’ll...

#MusicMonday: The Traveller’s All-American Road Show Makes Stops in Texas

by Brian Maass on March 9, 2020

When I was growing up in Austin, country music was defined by legends like George Strait, Johnny Cash and Waylon, Willie and the boys.  Update, Mar 13, 2020: In response to the growing concerns over...

Music Fan’s Last Minute Gift: Tool Concert Tickets

by Brian Maass on December 25, 2019

Stuck searching for the perfect gift to get this holiday season for a special music lover in your life? How about tickets to Tool's "Fear Inoculum" concert coming to Austin and Dallas in January?  For...

#Travel Tuesday: Norwegian Brings Cruisers Back for an Encore

by Brian & Dana Maass on December 10, 2019

Now sailing from Miami into the Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest is destined for the top of every cruiser’s wish list. Over the past five years, the team at Norwegian Cruise Lines have added exciting...

#MusicMonday: Let’s Rock with The Black Keys

by Brian Maass on November 25, 2019

As part of their 31-city North American Tour, The Black Keys played Austin’s Frank Erwin Center November 13. The tour, which has taken the duo-driven band from Las Vegas to Detroit, and Nashville to Vancouver,...

#TXAway: The Grand Canyon Railway

by Brian & Dana Maass on November 14, 2019

All aboard for an unforgettable adventure to the South Rim! The Grand Canyon is one of America’s natural wonders. Tourists from all around the world come to the Canyon to hike its rugged trails and...

#MusicMonday: Invincible Tool Brings the Fear Inoculum Tour to San Antonio

by Brian Maass on November 11, 2019

There’s an old saying: Good things come to those who wait. For fans of Tool, waiting 13 long years for new music was definitely worth it.  In August, Tool not only released their new album...