With over 300 days of sunshine each year, digital nomads love soaking up the rays in this wonderful city. It covers an area of over 280 square miles and it’s 225 miles from the US/Mexico border.
There are so many successful tech firms located in Austin – including IBM, Dell and Motorola. It’s one of the leading sites for venture capital funding. It’s truly a mecca for entrepreneurs and start-up ideas.
When you are not working, Austin has a wealth of museums to visit – including one dedicated to junk! It’s also home to over 200 live music venue – with many considering Austin as the live music capital of the world. And it’s also the venue for the only Formula One Grand Prix race held in the USA. So there are plenty of things for you to do when you need some relaxation time.
Austin food is delicious – especially the breakfast taco – and it’s the birthplace of Whole Foods. There are over 2000 food trucks throughout the city too.
It’s easy to see why it was recently named the best place to live in the US.
Fun Facts about Austin:
· Over 1.5 million Mexican bats migrate to Austin every Spring and Summer.
· Austin has a nude beach
· On the last Saturday of April, Austin celebrates Eeyore’s birthday from Winnie the Pooh
· It was originally called Waterloo
· Dazed and Confused, Miss Congeniality and Kill Bill were all filmed here