(Closed) are there any austin, tx bees out there?

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Post # 3
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886 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@colorofmyheart:  I spent part of my childhood there. I think the biggest differences will be climate, cost of living and culture. Much warmer, obviously. But the people were a lot nicer down South compared to how they are in the NE. I haven’t been down there in decades now. But I hear great things about it. Life is slower and much more affordable. Truth be told, I kinda didn’t like the school system I was in. But then again, my family wasn’t exactly in an affluent area back then, either. If raising a family is your main concern, I think you’ll love it there.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Austin is awesome…one of my favorite places.

Pros:

Lots of job opportunities

  • Lower cost of living compared to other parts of the country
  • Plenty of things to keep you busy (beautiful parks, restaurants, shopping, bars, museums, etc)
  • You can literally take your dog ANYWHERE (if you don’t like/have dogs I guess this is a con lol)

Cons:

  • Traffic and crazy streets
  • Some of the schools districts in Austin area are incredible and some are a bit crappy…depends on where you live
  • I don’t know if this is a con or a pro, but Texas is very warm (or stupidly hot)…all the time. We have no Winter…it’s been in the 70s this week (which is super beautiful!…but it’s February!!!)

 

 

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