Category: United States

Dallas for culture vultures

Dallas may not be internationally renowned for its world-class museums or opera houses but that’s not to say there isn’t some culture in the Big D. The city’s cultural epicenter is the Arts District, located a few block southwest of downtown Dallas. This is one of my favourite areas not least because it’s pedestrian friendly,…

Dallas Museum of Art

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West Texas Road Trip

We left on Friday after a fantastic lunch of brisket tamales at Emelia’s in The Colony. Our first port of call in our West Texas road trip was Mineral Wells, described in the guidebook as a “winning town.” I beg to differ. Its first impression was that of a rundown, depressing place. The welcome committee…

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Only in Paris, Texas

We searched high and low for the elusive Eiffel Tower. We drove around Paris for a good while, navigating unknown streets, scanning the horizon, trying to follow the GPS directions. At long last we saw it in all its 65 foot high glory. And a red cowboy hat on top. Welcome to Paris, Texas, the…

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