About Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale is a professional freelance writer, editor and author based out of cool and creative Austin, Texas. When not there, she can be found vagabonding in any part of the world whenever possible. Shelley has written for National Geographic, USA Today, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Daily News, Yahoo and Travel+Escape, among others; and is also the author or a contributing author of six books.

A classically Texan tour of Austin

There’s nowhere quite like Texas, and even though Austin has been keeping it weird for decades, it’s still rich in Texan culture. Take a look at our Texan tour of Austin for the top typically Texan things to do in the capital city.   Barbecue … Continue reading

A neighbourhood guide to Austin’s SoCo district

The “hip strip” of South Congress Avenue (otherwise known as SoCo), is one of Austin‘s most popular neighbourhoods. This vibrant, eclectic, thoroughly Austin neighbourhood provides the perfect walkable day out, and is especially popular on First Thursdays, a monthly street fair with live music, art … Continue reading

Austin Tex-Mex: Mando Rayo’s top 10 tacos in Austin

While Austin is enjoying its reputation as a stylish, music-savvy capital, it has also picked up a fair few admirers on the foodie scene, with trendy new eateries opening almost on a daily basis. But alongside the celebrity chefs and award-winning restaurants, you’ll also find one beloved … Continue reading