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Travaasa Austin’s Resident Sommelier Goes to Italy

If you’re not entirely familiar with the responsibilities of a certified sommelier, a sommelier is a highly skilled and talented professional who has an exceptional understanding of wines, their composition, how they’re made and their palatable contribution to your menu selections. Sommeliers are expected to have a fundamental and expounded knowledge of primarily wine but also spirits,…

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Popsicles: The Ultimate Summer Treat At Any Age

No matter your age, nothing says “summer” like enjoying an ice-cold popsicle under the sun! Hopefully by now we’ve all learned the art of strategically devouring a melting ice pop in middle of summer, but if not, we’re not here to judge those sticky (but tasty!) fingers. While homemade ice cream can be a bit tricky and requires…

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Experience Solo Travel at Travaasa

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” - Henry David Thoreau  Mr. Thoreau was definitely onto something with that one. We spend so much of our lives waiting and not enough of it doing, not to mention that time itself is a luxury…

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Freedom Coladas and Fireworks

In true patriotic form, there is no better place to be on Independence Day than near the water! Whether you’re lounging by the infinity pool in Austin or submerged in the Pacific by way of Hana, join us this Fourth of July and celebrate America’s birthday Travaasa-style. Travaasa Austin will host its annual pool party again this year…

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September is Discover Month at Travaasa

September brings us a new season and with it comes a new experience to discover. American novelist, F. Scott Fitzgerald, even said, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” Travaasa has dedicated the month of September to discovering new things about yourself, your surroundings and your outlook on life. Whether it’s…

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A Man Month Guide to Navigating the Spa

Let’s be honest, “man” and “spa” are not two words that are typically used together, as many males have this stigma that the ladies are the only ones who frequent the spa. This generalization could not be further from the truth! Indulging in relaxation and rejuvenation is not just for females, especially at Travaasa. With…

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Man Month Q&A: The Horse Whisperer

Earlier this week we introduced Travaasa Austin’s Bike Man, Jeff Compton, who shared his Man Month knowledge from a two-wheeled perspective. We’re switching gears for another one of Travaasa’s “main men” who can usually be found wearing a pair of well-broken-in cowboy boots on the Travaasa Farm. Agriculture and Equine Program Director, Keith Moon, has been working…

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Man Month Q&A: The Bike Man

In honor of Man Month this June, we wanted to introduce you to some of the “main men” who we’re proud to claim as our Travaasa team members. First up, meet Jeff Compton, Travaasa Austin’s Bike Man. Jeff is an avid cyclist who lives and breathes all things spokes, pedals and gears. He can usually be found…

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