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#TravelTuesday: Gilbert, Arizona—a Foodie Adventure in 76 Square Miles

by Kayla Elliott on March 31, 2020

Just outside Phoenix, Arizona you will find the 76-square-mile town of Gilbert, Arizona. Known as one of the safest cities in the country, this burgeoning foodie town is fast making a name for itself with...

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#TravelTuesday: Exploring Another Side of Puerto Vallarta

by Kayla Elliott on November 26, 2019

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, has become widely known in the United States as an after Halloween celebration with sugar skull face paint and colorful flowers.  But in Mexico, the feeling...

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#TravelTuesday: Charging Your Outdoor Batteries in Chattanooga

by Kayla Elliott on July 24, 2018

While sometimes overshadowed by its larger sisters Nashville and Memphis, Lonely Planet voted Chattanooga, Tennessee one of the places you must see in 2018. After a late spring visit, it’s not hard to see why....

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ZACH Theatre Brings a Rock Family Musical This Holiday Season

by Kayla Elliott on December 9, 2017

"This is the perfect way to ring in the holidays in Austin." The 2017 Christmas season at ZACH Theatre in Austin invites theatergoers to enjoy a holiday classic with a twist. A Christmas Carol: A...


#Foodie Friday | A Taste of Brazil on Austin’s East Side

by Kayla Elliott on October 20, 2017

Bacon-wrapped sirloin and chicken breast are among the 15 styles of meat to try at Fumaça Gaucha • Courtesy photo Fumaça Gaucha isn’t just a Brazilian steakhouse; it’s truly a food experience. When I sat down, a...


Weekender | Caroline Set to Become Your New Downtown Favorite

by Kayla Elliott on September 23, 2017

Find Caroline's hours, location, and reservation information here I went to try the menu and tour Caroline in downtown Austin on 7th and Congress the night before their official opening. The next morning, I told a...

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#TravelTuesday: A Respite In The Great Smoky Mountains

by Kayla Elliott on April 18, 2017

Before I went to Tennessee, I didn’t know Great Smoky Mountains is the nation’s most visited national park: accessible to one-third of the American population. Before I went, I didn’t know how moonshine was made...

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Broadway Brings A ‘Beautiful’ Story To Austin

by Kayla Elliott on April 5, 2017

I had the pleasure of getting to see Beautiful: A Carole King Musical as part of the touring Broadway musical series when it came through Austin. Growing up in a household that heavily rotated music...