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Austin: Part I

Austin: Part I

There is a freedom you begin
to feel the closer you get to
Austin, Texas.”
— Willie Nelson

I'll never forget my first trip to Austin. I just hate that I didn't document it well. This time I knew I had to make a blog post. It was so magical, so wondrous, and definitely fulfilled my small wanderlust fix at the moment – so much that I may need to split this into two posts.

Although it's only a couple of hours away from Dallas, it felt like such an alternate world; one that I could sink my teeth into for sure. I just loved the lax atmosphere, the people, and all of the lush natural beauty. I love it! I'm so used to having easy access to beaches and natural landscapes that I forgot they existed (especially living in Dallas.) Boy was I wrong! Although technically not an ocean, it was nice to see a large body of water that felt as such

Austin is an incredible place for recreational activities. We hit up quite a few spots, but I made sure to bask in each one. Here's what I had a chance to see on the first day:
 

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SoCo

This area is a given if you come to Austin. Tons of people, food and sights. It probably has the most diverse spots for entertainment so everyone should find something to enjoy.

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UnCommon OBJECTS

This was one of my favorite spots! There's tons of wacky, vintage, kitschy pieces in here, and I loved every minute of it! It's definitely a go-to place to check out in the city.

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Austin Hotel

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UT Campus

UT Austin campus is beautiful! There's a lot of shops and superb places to eat in this area (including food trucks.) You might want to have a walk on Guadalupe Street for a couple of sights as well. 

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Graffiti Park at
Castle Hill

This was insane! It was almost too much to take in all at once. Be prepared to see a multitude of murals, people taking selfies and lots of color. Also, probably bring some sturdy shoes. It was a task getting around there.

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Downtown, because obviously.

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 Shoutout to Bendi, our Airbnb buddy. She was wayyyyyy to cute. <3

Shoutout to Bendi, our Airbnb buddy. She was wayyyyyy to cute. <3

...And that's it for day one. Thank you for reading. :)


-A


Austin: Part II

Austin: Part II

Denim and Ripped

Denim and Ripped