Here are some short fun facts (found facts?) I’ve discovered during my travel adventures. Sometimes silly, sometimes serious — always insightful. Ok, maybe not always.

Austin is home to roughly 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats.
6:27 PM • Jun 6, 2024
66% of digital nomads stay in a single place for 3-6 months.
11:49 AM • May 23, 2024
About a dozen people fall into the San Antonio River Walk every year.
2:16 PM • May 14, 2024
Texas was the first state to plant flowers alongside the state highways.
6:38 PM • Apr 4, 2024
Austin, Texas is the fastest-growing metro area in the United States.
4:28 PM • Mar 31, 2024
South by Southwest is the largest music festival in the world.
5:26 PM • Mar 14, 2024
Lake Phalen was named after Edward Phelan, accused of Saint Paul’s first murder. (His name was spelled variously and as a result, the lake is Phalen and not Phelan.)
12:58 PM • Jan 29, 2024
Boston Common is the oldest public park in the United States.
8:12 PM • Dec 7, 2023
There are 26 mountains in Acadia National Park.
1:09 PM • Nov 26, 2023
There are over 4,600 islands off the coast of Maine.
2:02 PM • Nov 10, 2023
San Antonio River Walk
Fiume Pizzeria and Wine Bar
San Antonio River Walk
San Antonio River Walk
Arneson River Theater
Arneson River Theater