12 Best Valentine Sweets in Dallas for your Sweetheart

While you can never go wrong with some red roses from one of the white tents set up around the neighborhood markets, there is something about adding a one of a kind box of decadent Dallas desserts and a handwritten card that makes the Valentines Day extra special.  You can Read More …

What to do in Whitefish Montana and Why you will love their Secret Season

Whitefish is a gateway town to adventures and epic road trips in Montana which is home to majestic mountains, big open skies, glacier-carved valleys and crystal clear lakes. Recently I had the opportunity to spend a few days and here is the scoop all the amazing things to do in Read More …

Exciting Summer & Fall Adventures and things to do in Jackson Hole

Ski season may be the most popular time to visit the Tetons, but summer and fall are by far the most beautiful! There are plenty of soft adventures to be had in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is also the gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and here I’m Read More …

15 Best things to do and see in Yellowstone: Geysers, Waterfalls, Pretty Prismatic Hot Springs

It all started over a dinner conversation… we were with some friends and the conversation was about summer trips.  Our friends had just returned from a trip to Yellowstone National Park and remarked how it was better than or almost like Iceland.  Mr. Suburbia’s eyes widened… he fell in love Read More …

10 Best Day trips from Salzburg, Austria: Mountain adventures, Lakes and Epic drives

A charming city in Austria with spectacular views of the Eastern Alps, Salzburg is perfectly located for some of the top day trips in Austria.  While the Altstadt (Old Town) is renowned for its baroque architecture, its UNESCO World Heritage site, and breathtaking squares, palaces and gardens it is the perfect Read More …

Mozart, Klimt, Getting lost in Schonbrunn Palace maze: Best Things to do in Vienna with kids

Vienna, the capital city of Austria has a lot of history, music and a great cafe culture.  If you are traveling with kids like us – be it toddlers or teenagers, don’t miss out on the museums – they have a variety of museums in Wein (Vienna in German).  See Read More …

10 reasons why we Love Living in Plano

15 years ago if you had asked me why I love or rather why I live in Plano – I would have given you just two reasons, good schools and easy to travel from. My Blog is called Outside Suburbia for a reason!  We loved getting out of the suburbs…. it Read More …

Gaudi, Picasso, Getting lost in El Born: Best things to do in Barcelona with Kids

Barcelona has some of the most unique and inspiring architecture in the world, masters like Gaudi and Picasso have left their mark in this vibrant city.  Our daughter was so inspired by this city that her Extended Essay for her International Baccalaureate program in High School was based on this Read More …

Texas Road Trips: Best Family Getaways near Dallas

Dallas is many hours from nice beaches, National Parks and the mountains, but there are still plenty of choices for a Texas weekend getaway.  Over the years we have been on quite a few Spring Getaways near Dallas, after all, we have lived here for over 20 years.  Here are Read More …