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A neighbourhood guide to the Dallas Arts DistrictIt may sound cliché, but many things really are bigger in Texas. And that’s particularly true for the Dallas Arts District, the largest contiguous urban arts district in the United States, spanning 68 acres and 19 contiguous blocks.

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10 of the Best Luxury Hotel Suites in the USHundreds of square metres of space. Round-the-clock butler service. Private terraces. Jaw-dropping views. At the top luxury hotel suites in the US, these aren’t even the highlights. Of course, these are certainly wallet-opening stays, but for those after a bit of high-rolling, it’s hard to envision a more opulent way to travel.

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Tough Mudder EventsPicture being dunked in frigid vats of ice water. Crawling through mud – while being electrocuted. Scrambling up greased walls, wading through waist-high muddy water, and, on top of that, running for miles and miles. No, this isn’t boot camp or a new form of torture – it’s Tough Mudder, and it’s spearheading a huge new trend for endurance, obstacle course-style group challenges. Try your hand at these top Tough Mudder events, if you dare.

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Ten of the Best US Gay Pride FestivalsHeld in cities all over the world, Pride is a rich and important celebration of LGBT communities, a festive and politically charged occasion that’s as colourful as it is inclusive. This past weekend saw a number of Gay Pride festivals light up across the US. But while June may be a high point for Pride, the party isn’t over yet.

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The 10 Craziest Food Challenges in Texas

by Steven June - last edited October

10 Craziest food Challenges in TexasIf you’ve got an appetite for adventure (and a stomach of steel), Texas is home to some of the craziest food challenges anywhere. Most fall into the extra-large category, while others test your will with hot-as-heck spices. Take a look at our 10 craziest food challenges in Texas.

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Texan Ranch Holidays for City Slickers

by Steven March 2014 - last edited October

Texan Ranch Holidays for City Slickers While not everyone in Dallas wears a cowboy hat, rides a horse to work, or has an oil well in the backyard, there are some Texas stereotypes that are not only true, but celebrated. Life on a ranch is one such experience that can be enjoyed by visitors who wish to experience the wild west. Check out our guide to the perfect Texan Ranch holiday.

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