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Shelley Seale

About Shelley

Shelley Seale

Shelley Seale is a freelance journalist and author in Austin who has written for National Geographic, USA Today, The Guardian and Texas Monthly, among others. She loves yoga, indie movies, wine, and books, though not necessarily in that order. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano and was once robbed by a monkey in Nepal. But, she doesn’t know how to whistle.

Special Interests

Shelley knows a lot about:

  • Arts and culture
  • Food and drink
  • Local happenings

Shelley's Special Recommendations

Don't miss the funky, happening East Side. You can stroll art galleries, grab some coffee, eat from a food truck and dance the night away.

10Best Lists by Shelley Seale

Top Barbecue Joints in and around Austin
10Best List

Trying to find the best barbecue in Austin? It is a major food group and pretty much an art form in Texas, and 10Best has you covered. Our editors search the city and surrounding towns (many of which have a...


10 Reasons to Attend Austin's SXSW Festival

The 2016 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival will be happening in Austin from March 11-20, when tens of thousands of people will converge on the city for the 30th year of the popular festival. Here are some...


Top Places to Hear Free Music During SXSW

When the SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival hits town, many of the musicians play numerous gigs outside the festival – and a lot of these shows are completely free. Check out our listings of where to see...