A little bit about me…

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Welcome to “Expert Texan”, an insightful blog that serves as a living, digital document of my day-to-day experiences exploring various destinations.

Join me as I embark on memorable journeys, day trips, and afternoon jaunts while I chronicle every step of the way, sharing hidden gems, insightful tips, and remarkable encounters.

Through my experiences, I aim to empower and inspire fellow explorers, helping them make the most out of their own visits to these destinations. Whether it’s an enchanting city, a tranquil beach, or a breathtaking mountain range, this blog offers a comprehensive and authentic guide powered by first-hand encounters.

Together, let’s unravel the mysteries of each place, uncover the local customs, savor the delectable cuisine, and immerse ourselves in the vibrant cultures. From off-the-beaten-path attractions to renowned landmarks, I’ll provide detailed accounts that ensure you too will experience the essence of each destination in all its glory.

This living digital document serves as a valuable resource, enabling readers to plan their own unforgettable adventures!

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You can learn more about the growth at ExpertTexan.com via the 2023 Media Kit.

Who is the person behind the curtain at “Expert Texan”?

My name is Chris, and I enjoy all things small business (and Texas)! Most of the content on ExpertTexan is created by me, along with many guest contributors who write articles for the site as well.

Here are a few snapshots about me:

  • I am somewhat of an Ambivert (a mix between introvert and extrovert)
  • I love to travel:
    • I lived in Europe for 5 years
    • I have visited 48 of 50 states
    • I have visited 25+ foreign countries
    • I have lived in 5 states
    • I’ve lived in Texas longer than any other state
  • I grew up as a city kid but now I live on 5 acres in the country.
    • I live in a “tiny house”

You’ll be expected to score at least a 95 on the pop quiz at the end of this page.

Just kidding 😉


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