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Katelyn van Sligtenhorst

Howdy! I'm Katelyn, a proud Texan who has lived and studied in five different countries, but now I call Bali my home. Driven by epic travel stories and incredible cultural experiences, I'm on a mission to write about as many places as possible, including my home state.

16 Fun Things to Do in Wimberley, TX

Wimberley is the epitome of small-town Texas, with its sprawling ranches, historic downtown, and slow pace of life. But don’t be fooled! Even with a population of only 3,500 people, there are so many one-of-a-kind things to do in Wimberley, TX. In this list, we’re covering 16 of the best and brightest, from lovely local …

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21 Fun Things to Do in Galveston TX

Landlocked, city-dwelling Texans have been flocking to this coastal hotspot for decades, and you’re about to get let in on the secret because this list is all about breaking down the best things to do in Galveston, TX. From stunning beaches to fascinating museums, flourishing wildlife, to adrenaline-pumping amusement park rides, Galveston has it all. …

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Weekend in Houston: Epic 2 Days in Houston Itinerary

Two days isn’t much time, but with this picture-perfect plan on your side, we can guarantee that your weekend in Houston will be packed with a balance of unmissable sights, cultural destinations, and good Southern grub. This Texas hotspot truly is a world-class destination, with award-winning restaurants, incredible urban parks, and some of the country’s …

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9 Best German Restaurants in Fredericksburg, TX

Thanks to this city’s deep European ties and commitment to sticking to its roots, tourists will be spoiled for choice when it comes to delicious, bona fide German restaurants in Fredericksburg, TX. Little would many suspect that a cozy, Central Texas town is full of such vibrant German culture and history, carefully kept alive throughout …

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23 Fun Things to Do on South Padre Island, TX

With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, incredible wildlife, and entertainment galore, there are so many diverse things to do on South Padre Island, TX, that any traveler is sure to make memories worth writing home about. South Padre Island has easily enough fun activities to pack your itinerary for weeks, so we’re breaking down the best …

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Weekend in Austin: The Perfect 2-Day Austin Itinerary

This Southern hotspot has a little bit of everything, and its sights are the subject of many a top 10 list, so we’ve put together the perfect action-packed itinerary for a weekend in Austin. This guide will get you around to all of the must-visit tourist hotspots and let you in on some legendary local …

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