Keith Kachtick

Articles by Keith Kachtick

Sun Spot

Jan 20, 2013 By Keith Kachtick

For a laid-back coastal paradise that's reminiscent of the Greek Islands in the seventies, pack a bathing suit and head to Montezuma, Costa Rica. But be forewarned: Half of the adventure is getting there.

Let It Be

Mar 1, 2001 By Keith Kachtick

In today's stressful times, Buddhism's philosophy of peaceful detachment is resonating with more Texans than ever.

Mad About Madrid

Jan 1, 2000 By Keith Kachtick

For an ideal long-weekend destination, try this dusty artists colony 25 miles south of Santa Fe. It's a New Mexican version of Marfa—only a fraction of the size.

You Gotta Belize

Sep 30, 1999 By Keith Kachtick

I was lured to Central America by the promise of “unspoiled adventure travel.” After sailing for a week in the Caribbean, I can report that I wasn’t disappointed.

Writes of Passage

Sep 30, 1997 By Keith Kachtick

Getting published was supposed to be a cure-all, but for Austinite Louise Redd, it was just another chapter in the life of a struggling novelist.


Mar 1, 1997 By Keith Kachtick

Poetry about a 161-year-old battle is hardly what you’d expect from a high-minded political writer, but fifth-generation Texan Michael Lind has always been a maverick.

Invisible Incas

Apr 30, 1996 By Keith Kachtick

Before my tortuous trek through the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu, I was told I’d be changed by the experience. And, indeed, the spirits moved me.