Houston, United States
Andrea, 30
Special Education Teacher and Traveler
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I am a special education teacher for children 3-5 years old. I adore their eagerness to want to learn and explore everything.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Probably any emo song from the 90's.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

My current favorite is Silicon Valley!

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Third ward.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

I love spending time in the Heights because there are lots of unique spots for food, coffee and shopping!

What restaurant in Houston looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Not a brick and mortar but Boombox Taco is a simple taco truck that serves up some incredible tacos!

Where can you get the best cocktail in Houston? Which one do you like?

Julep has great cocktails and my favorite one is Missionary's Downfall.

Where would you take your partner in Houston if you wanted to really pamper them?

I would take them to the Marriott Marquis Downtown for a spa package so that we could swim in the Texas shaped lazy pool!

What are the Houston spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

The Heights, Discovery Green, NASA, Montrose area and the Museum District.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Houston. How do you spend it?

I would spend it eating a steak at the Taste of Texas.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Amsterdam! So much fun stuff to do and the Dutch people are incredibly nice.

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Rohan Trivedi