Overwhelmed and confused by all the options for SXSW? Whether you're doing it like a local, are a local, or have an interactive badge, here are a few things I've come across that will help navigate the awesomeness of Austin.
The Basics of Survival:
They even have an interactive map on their main page
How to do it like a local:
I was hooked at the first tip: If you found the party, stay at the party, and don't go chasing the party. Second tip just as fabulous: Quality over quantity - pick a couple of your favorites, make sure and get to those and let the rest of your day flow.
This page makes me hungry just looking at it. Stuffed to the brim with local bloggers covering everything from bars, locally supplied restaurants, ice cream, best kept secrets, and food trailers. A smorgasbord, pun intended, of delicious eats and drinks.
More of Austin:
Are you still craving more Austin after you go home? Check out Tolly's line up of local Austin bloggers who will give you a taste of the amazingness we get to call home.
While you're at it, check out this FREE event this Sunday, March 11th, from 3-7pm at Launch787 by my good friend, Mai. Ask Mai for more Austin tips while you're there, and tell her I sent you. She's a seasoned local with more in the know than anybody else I know.
Also, remember to check out my own local Austin guide.