saturday night in downtown mobile

Two days in Mobile, AL

Campground We stayed at Shady Acres Campground, a peaceful, no-frills campground in a neighborhood a short drive from downtown Mobile. We appreciated that we were able to cobble together a decent run from our front door, through the cemetery on...

lafayette central park

One night in Lafayette, LA

From Austin, we had a long day of driving to spend the evening with friends in Lafayette, LA. We stayed at the Scott KOA, but didn’t really spend any time there, except for walking the dog. It seemed pretty nice,...

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Austin: Exploring the City

We loved Austin. Did I mention that when telling you about our eating and drinking exploits there? It may not seem like it from my other Austin posts, but we actually did a lot around the city that didn’t involve eating...

dog drinking from town lake austin

Austin: Drinking

We were in Austin for eight days, and we visited TEN breweries. You’re welcome–our job is to research local beer for you, and we take our job very seriously. We also had a few drinks at non-brewery locations, including cocktails, coffee/tea, and milkshakes. Be...

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Austin: Eating

We ate SO much and drank SO much in eight days in Austin that since coming home, we’ve been on a strict exercise regimen. It was so, so worth it. We had some phenomenal food experiences in Austin, including fish...

lafayette central park

Instagram roundup to buy some time

Do you follow Bugsy on Instagram? If you do, you know that I’m once again way behind in posting trip updates. Here’s what I’m working on to catch you up on the rest of the Austin trip, plus a long...

dog and austin skyline

Eight days in Austin, TX

We loved Austin so much! I have too many words to type about the city and all the eating, drinking, and exploring that we did, so I’m breaking the Austin report into three separate posts to address each category of...

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One night in Grapevine, TX

After two days in Memphis, we wanted to hightail it to Austin as quickly as possible, which meant a long day of driving. Eyeballing the map, it seemed that the Dallas area was a good distance to shoot for, so...

airstream at tom sawyer's campground memphis

Two days in Memphis

Campground Tom Sawyer’s RV Park appealed to us for two reasons: it’s the closest we found online to downtown Memphis (we did drive by a closer one in West Memphis with far less character), and from your riverfront site you...