We, Abbey and Laura, both graduated from Texas A&M with Communications degrees. We are roommates, best friends and, more importantly, we couldn't be more excited to host you guys!
About your hosts:
Abbey: I love to travel... I work for a study abroad company! I am absolutely in love with Austin and all my experiences here so far.
Laura: I am currently in graduate school for Family and Child Studies to be a Child Life Specialist. I grew up in Austin and am proud to live here. I love our neighborhood and couldn't dream of living anywhere else.
We love to laugh, to eat good food and drink Hopdoddy's margaritas! The collective favorites list of books, movies, music, etc is as follows:
Movies: Garden State, Juno, (phone number hidden) Days of Summer, Little Miss Sunshine, Darjeeling Limited, cough cough secretly Twilight cough cough (entertainment only - no pleasure...)
Books: Harry Potter, The Help, A Severe Mercy, Cold Tangerines
Music: Mumford, Ed Sharpe, Beirut, Regina, and more recently thanks to SXSW: Of Monsters and Men, Typhoon, Y La Bamba, The Friendly Savages
Favorite Cities: NYC (we interned there), San Diego (Laura raised there), San Fran, Portland, Seattle, London (Abbey wants to move there), Manchester-by-the-Sea (vacation there), Memphis, D.C.