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Inside Background
Austin Culture Austin culture is best described by two words: laid-back and...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Austin is a safe city in almost every regard. Congress Avenue, 6th Street, the...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
There are several loosely defined neighborhoods in Austin:  North Austin...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Reading About Austin There have been many books written on past and current...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Austin Visitor Center The Austin Visitor’s Center is located at 209 E. 6th...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Austin Weather Austin has a subtropical climate. Hot Summers May to Sept can be...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Welcome to Austin In the past decade, the capital of Texas has grown steadily...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Dining on  South Congress Street : Tex-Mex at Guero's; upscale at 1600 S...
Last edited: November 13, 2012
Inside Transportation
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Austin-Bergstrom Airport (AUS) is the...
Last edited: January 08, 2014
Public Transpo vs. Car :  Austin has a Capitol Metro transit system...
Last edited: October 30, 2014
The metro system for the city of Austin has clean buses that are easy to use...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Local Taxi Service Providers There are 3 cab companies in Austin. American...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
  Electric bikes are an often overlooked  great alternative to getting around...
Last edited: February 24, 2013
Inside Things to Do
Austin Day Trips With so much to do in Austin it is easy to overlook what lies...
Last edited: October 19, 2014
Austin has some wonderful experiences for families.  OUTDOORS:  The first among...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library & Museum is located on the...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Austin Museums and Attractions Below is a sample of some of the more popular...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Congress Avenue Bats Approximately 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats live...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Where to get information about the Performing Arts Scene in Austin   The best...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Shopping In Austin Shopping in Austin is a mixed bag of fun. It’s a very young...
Last edited: December 05, 2014
Austin has a ton of green space that can be checked out when you are visting...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Anyone who reads Country Home or Country Living magazine is undoubtedly...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
First thing to know: Austin's motto "keep Austin weird" ........  We are a...
Last edited: November 15, 2014
Austin Shopping Ideas Top 10 Unique Shops in Austin This was a top 10 list...
Last edited: December 03, 2014
>The Austin Star Map website and map is presently offline and no long...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Dining in Austin with Kids Eating out with children in Austin doesn't have to...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Each year around Thanksgiving families trek to the ash junipers along Loop 360...
Last edited: January 13, 2013
The University of Texas - Austin has one of the premier athletic departments in...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
Sixth Street Austin's most famous night location, Sixth Street, is a busy...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Austin City Limits     According to the mythology, Austin City Limits is taped...
Last edited: February 01, 2012
Austin Nature & Science Center  This is a great little zoo area with local...
Last edited: March 24, 2014
Ceremics Bayou Ceremics Bayou is Austin's orginial paint-your-own pottery...
Last edited: December 03, 2013
The Clarksville district west of downtown Austin is great for shopping and...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Clarksville Pottery and Galleries Austin if full of unique and exciting venues...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Emma Long Metropolitan Park The Emma Long Metropolitan Park is located on the...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Esther's Follies...Now in their 36th Season of Magic, Music and Comedy on Sixth...
Last edited: June 27, 2013
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the...
Last edited: March 28, 2013
The Zilker Zephyr Mini Train Zilker Zephyr is a great way to see the Ziker...
Last edited: October 11, 2011
Inside Dining Scene
Austin is known for its' food trucks. You'll find every thing from crepes and...
Last edited: September 23, 2013
Family Friendly Dining Austin is a casual town, with a lot of family-friendly...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Chuy's Restaurant Here in Austin, Chuy's is the place to find terrific green...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Green Pastures exceeds expectations and most delights people who've eaten out...
Last edited: October 24, 2007
An Austin favorite, Habana SoCo is the original location which has recently...
Last edited: August 19, 2008
A great mixture of Thai, Japanese, and Chinese. The food is uniformly...
Last edited: July 21, 2006
Kerbey Lane Cafe Kerbey Lane is an Austin institution - and that's a good...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe Just North of the UT campus in Central...
Last edited: October 12, 2011
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: October 04, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: September 12, 2014
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: September 10, 2014
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: December 04, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
Car hire in the USA for incoming travellers How to rent a car abroad, what is...
Last edited: December 15, 2014
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: October 06, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: December 06, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: November 10, 2014