Denise Barkis Richter, Ph.D. (UT-Austin, 1998, Journalism), started her blog, sanantoniotourist.net, in June 2010 to share her love of the Alamo City with fellow adventurers. Thanks to her parents, she's been a traveler since she was a small child, and travel is her lifelong passion. Richter has lived and studied in Mexico, Spain, and Guatemala, and she has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Mexico, Guatemala, and Costa Rica. Richter's love affair with San Antonio began at HemisFair, the World's Fair, in 1968.
About 100 Things to Do in San Antonio Before You Die, 2nd Edition:
For a city that predates the Declaration of Independence, San Antonio has a youthful vibrancy that belies its age. The Alamo City may be the seventh-largest municipality in the United States, but it still manages to convey a small-town vibe. Friendly locals are happy to share their favorite spots for romance, history, arts, culture, nature, food, drinks, and more!
With 100 Things to Do in San Antonio Before You Die as your guide, you'll get a taste of the same ciudad that visitors and natives have come to love.
Stroll down the picturesque River Walk that now spans fifteen miles from north of downtown to the World Heritage Site missions in the south, or take in one of the city's awesome museums. Cheer on San Antonio's own professional basketball team, lovingly nicknamed Los Spurs. From breakfast tacos through evening margaritas, a fiesta awaits. It's difficult to find a day in San Antonio without some kind of celebration.
Local author and blogger Dr. Denise Barkis Richter invites fellow tourists to join the party that is San Antonio. With her book in hand, you'll have the tools you need to enjoy America's best town. Bienvenidos! Welcome!