Meet That Texas Couple

Hi!  We are Marty and Michelle, “That Texas Couple”.  We are a wine drinking, food loving, adventure seeking couple that could not imagine our life without travel.  Together, Marty and I have racked up quite a travel resume, even while working as full-time public servants.  Our travels focus on history, cultural immersion, food, and of course good wine.  Our blog showcases Marty’s beautiful photos with my writings in hopes to inspire you to travel all you can.  In addition to inspiration, we hope to give you practical tips and advise to help make your travel dreams come true.

Our Mission?

Our mission is to show you how to get the most out of your travel time while stretching your hard-earned travel dollars.  We hope to inspire you to live your life to the fullest no matter what your circumstances!  We are excited to have you join us on our travel journeys!

From the Blog

Ultimate Guide to Burano Italy

The Italian island of Burano is a true dream come true for shutterbugs like my husband.  Dotted with colorful houses and famous for its handmade lace, Burano is a must-see while you are visiting Venice. *This post contains affiliate links.  By purchasing through these...

70 Free or Cheap Things to do in Las Vegas

  When I say Las Vegas what comes to mind?  Probably glitzy showgirls, lively casinos, expensive restaurants, and losing lots of money?!  Well, while all of that is true, there is actually much more to Vegas than just these things. Trust me when I tell you...

Stepping Back in Time at Evergreen Plantation

During our most recent visit to New Orleans, Marty and I decided to get out of the city and see some new sights.  Since we are huge history lovers, we were amazed that we have yet to visit any of the plantations around this great city.  After some...

25 Awesome Things to do in Rome

Ever since I was a little girl, if you asked me where I dreamed of going one day, I would tell you Italy and specifically Rome!  When my dream of visiting Rome finally came true, I was overwhelmed with excitement, and rightfully so.  Rome is full of...

21 Things to Know Before Visiting Rome

Rome is different than any other city I've ever visited.  Rome is an amazing mix of ancient sights engulfed by modern society.  Enter Rome with the right attitude and you will find an incredible city full of life and culture that is easy to fall in love...

Ultimate Guide to Visiting Ancient Rome

For as long as I can remember if anyone asked me what my dream destination was, I would say "Italy!"  I imagined seeing Ancient Rome, especially the Colosseum, walking down the Appian Way, drinking lots of wine and eating delicious pasta.  In my...

First Timers Guide to San Francisco

Instagram Pinterest Facebook Twitter San Francisco, a city filled with diversity, acceptance, ample charm and plenty of great food.  Despite the fact that Marty and I had visited San Francisco a few years ago, we couldn't resist the chance to go back when...