Category Archives: Houston 101

Holiday Tipping 2013

We did a post last year based on tipping guidelines in the US and holiday tipping and it was so popular we thought we would update for 2013. Below are some of the people that you tip at Christmas to thank them for … Continue reading

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Houston in 3 Days by Emma

We are starting a series of recommendations for how to see Houston in 3 Days.  This is where we will be asking a variety of people where they take their visitors to in Houston. There is so much to see … Continue reading

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Houston Events 2013 – 2014

Get your diaries out, 2013 is a really busy year for events in Houston.  There is something for everyone. April 20, 21, 27, 28 – Houston International Festival April 12 – 21 – Worldfest International Film Festival April 19-21 and … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2013

Last year we did a post on TANZOT’s annual ANZAC day service that is a great family event.  Read more about it here. This year both AACC and TANZOT are each hosting a service to honor the members of the Australian … Continue reading

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Australian / American Dictionary

Many of you have moved here and realised that whilst we speak the same language as the Americans there are certain differences in the vernacular that have confused our US neighbors. When we first moved here, I asked my husband … Continue reading

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It’s Rodeo Time!

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo(HLSR) is one of my absolute favorite things about living Houston and one of the best run events I have been to in the world. On my first visit here I was struggling to make … Continue reading

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Memorial Hot Spots

Continuing our neighborhood reviews is Memorial.  Many expats move to Memorial due to its proximity to the energy corridor, great school districts and the many restaurant and retail options. Memorial is bounded on the south by Buffalo Bayou, on the … Continue reading

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