Josh Rodriguez

Josh Rodriguez

Josh Rodriguez is a father of three, husband, and founder of TexasDadBlog.com.  He writes about parenting adventures in Austin, Texas, travel tips, and parenting from a fathers perspective.  He enjoys taking trips with his family and road tripping across Texas.  He is also a travel writer for Travelingdad.com.  Josh recently co-founded TXBrewsandTunes.com where he writes about the craft brewery and music scene in Austin, TX.


How to Find The Round Rock in Round Rock

The Round Rock in Round was was not lost but we were on a mission to find it!  I have been living in Central Texas for the past seven years and I have always wanted to visit the Round Rock that the city of Round Rock was named after.  It has been a natural landmark helping guide travelers.  If you ever wondered how to find The Round Rock in Round Rock, I have some tips for you! How to Find The Round Rock in Round Rock If you are going to Google The Round Rock in Round Rock, Texas the...

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A Taste of Nostalgia at Disney Springs

Dads, do you remember when your grandpa would go to the barbershop for a straight razor shave?  When I was younger, I used to visit the barber shop with my grandpa.  He would get his haircut and a straight razor shave.  It was an awesome to watch and stroke my peach-fuzz.  When I visited Disney Springs a few months back I stumbled upon a taste of nostalgia at The Art of Shaving. After spending a few days at Walt Disney World parents can be a bit overwhelmed.   My suggestions is send mom to the spa or to get a...

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Austin City Limits Music Fest Vlog

For the past two years, me and my oldest have been attending Austin City Limits Music Festival together.  Attending the 3 day music fest is our thing, and because it’s just the two of us, we have so much fun!  We have have a great time listening to music and getting to bond.  Since he is my oldest he usually gets to do some of the coolest things I head out to. Austin City Limits Music Festival 2016 Austin City Limits Music Festival, a 2 weekend music festival in Austin, Texas.  It attracts massive crowds and features a vast...

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A Taste of Home In Austin, Texas

Growing up on the Texas-Mexico Border, I often time yearn to find something that reminds me of home.  After moving to Austin, Texas seven years ago, it was difficult to find places and foods that reminded me of The Rio Grande Valley.  Luckily, I found a little taste of home in Austin. A Taste of Home in Austin I had to ask around and drive around to find some places that reminded me of The Rio Grande Valley.  After a semi extensive search I found Marketplace Austin (Mi Mercado).  Market Place Austin or “La Pulga” is located on North...

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Road Trip: Walburg, Texas

When family comes into town we like to take them out exploring. We visited a tiny little town East of Georgetown. Walburg, Texas is a tiny town east of Georgetown, Texas. This little town is famous for Walburg German Restaurant.  It has been featured on the Travel Channel and The Food Network. Also, it has been revered as one of the best German restaurants in Texas. Map to Walburg, Texas   Top Tips For Visiting Walburg German Restaurant 1. Bring your appetite. – If you go for the buffet you will get a good heaping of German-America food like...

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Top Places To Eat: Disney Springs Orlando, FL

If you are looking for some good places to eat outside of the Disney Parks, Disney Springs has what you need! Check out the top places to eat at Disney Springs. If you haven’t been to Disney Springs lately there have been some huge changes, including a great selections of restaurants. Top Places To Eat at Disney Springs Lets take a look at the options at Disney Springs. Date Night : STK Steakhouse STK is a perfect place for a date night for mom and dad. I wouldn’t suggest taking the kids if you are going to be dinning in....

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Hotel Review: Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Orlando, Florida

Normally when we travel, we can usually find at least one family member that lives in that area to stay with.  Traveling outside the State of Texas is a different story.  Therefore when we traveling out of state, we chose our hotels according to ratings, proximity to attractions, and accommodations.  Accommodations is extremely high on our list because we have a 1 year old that still sleeps in a crib and getting them to sleep on hotel bed can be rather challenging. Hotel Review Wyndham Lake Buena Vista When I traveled to Orlando, Florida in September I booked a...

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Frontier: Cheap Flights But At What Cost?

Cheap airfare is one of the main things I look for when booking a flight. Flying Frontier Well Frontier you had me at cheap fares!  I was determined not to pay for any extras, which I accomplished by packing four days of clothing in a backpack and not bringing any toiletries. I traveled to Orlando in September for the first time alone.  No kids, no wife, just me; traveling solo!  I decided that I would try and find the most economical method to fly out of Austin.  Booking a cheap flight will save you money, but what does it...

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Delayed For Four Hours At Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

For the first time ever I traveled to Florida without my family.  Since my oldest was born, I have always traveled with either my wife or with my entire family.  On September 23, 2016 my flight was delayed for over four hours and it was a rather interesting experience. The Week Before Before the week started I got my flight booked after going back and forth on which airline to choose.  I was traveling alone so I decided that I did not need a fancy airline to get me from point A to point B and I do not...

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A Dads Guide to: The Domain (North Austin)

My name is Josh Rodriguez, I am travel writer here at Traveling Dad and I live in Austin, Texas.  Austin is an extremely family friendly city with so much to do for kids and families!  Oh and did I mention Austin is the Live Music Capitol Of the World?  Google it!  Austin is kind of a big deal! We have created  “A Dads Guide To,” which will be a survival and tip guide for Dads.  For our first Dads Guide, I will be talking about The Domain in North Austin.  If you live in Austin or traveling to Austin...

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