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Shelby's Dubai Diary
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Put it on your bucket list. Time honored and often referred to as "the sport of sheikhs," camel racing in Dubai is one of the wackiest ...
Shelby's Dubai Diary
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dazzling hardly begins to describe the window displays that fill the Gold Souk with the most tempting arrays of every form of body ornamentation imaginable. Even ...
Shelby's Dubai Diary
Editor's note: This is the first in a daily series of reports by Shelby Hodge, CultureMap editor at large, from her week-long trip to Dubai. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates ...
Best Restaurant In Texas
Houston, Austin and Dallas restaurants often land on "best of" lists, but only one Lone Star restaurant has been deemed worthy of five stars by the exclusive Forbes Travel Guide ...
Marfa Made Easier
Want to escape to a minimalist West Texas oasis without the day-long road trip? Starting in March, Dallas-based Resort Air Services will fly nonstop from Houston to Big Bend. The ...
Feel The Love
Can you feel the love tonight? According to a new list of the most romantic cities, you should be able to feel the love every night in three Texas towns ...
Off the Beaten Path
A shortish drive and an even shorter direct flight away, New Orleans is a popular spot for Houstonians to spend a wild weekend. Filled with bars that never close and ...
Round Rock Represents
Finding a great place to call home often is a compromise between affordability and fun — but in this Central Texas town, you can have both. According to new rankings from ...
Ranking It
National Geographic magazine has released a rather questionable list of the Top 10 Cities in the World For Nightlife. Why is it questionable? Well, for starters, Houston is the only ...
A Purrfect Spot
Rebecca Gray is on mission to provide Austin with caffeine and kitties. This University of Texas at Austin biology grad and self-proclaimed cat lady plans on opening the city's ...
Food Trip
Austin Food & Wine Festival revealed its 2015 chef lineup, and it’s fat with national stars and Texas talent. More than 40 events take place over a jam-packed three days ...
Keep Austin Quirky
Forget South Congress, Sixth Street, Barton Springs and all of those famous Austin music festivals: Chicken Shit Bingo is the capital city's pride and joy. CNN has named 15 ...
Airline Slashes Fares
Dubai-based airline Emirates is making it easier (and cheaper) than ever to travel internationally in 2015. The airline is offering special prices on flights to numerous destinations on six continents ...
Go San Antonio
Once upon a time, not too long ago, the New York Times really enjoyed writing about Austin. (We mean really enjoyed it. Like, a lot.) So imagine our surprise when ...
TSA Torture
Houston's major airports, Hobby and Bush Intercontinental, rank among the Top 10 in the nation for the number of firearms confiscated from passengers, according to a new study by ...
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