How to Show Your Texas Pride, Not Rub it In, During Holiday Travels

Keep your y’alls while combatting the stereotypes.

By Leah ScarpelliDecember 15, 2015 12:45 pm

Planning for upcoming travel “abroad” this holiday season – basically anywhere outside of Texas – got us thinking. How should Texans behave themselves, being citizens of the greatest state in the nation?

Kayla Stewart writes for Houstonian Magazine. She’s currently in exile in New York. She says Texans are in danger of making a few mistakes when traveling abroad.

“Texans definitely have a huge amount of pride,” she says.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– Whether it’s okay to reveal your “Texanness”

– Is there a danger in becoming the “ugly Texan?”

– How to combat the Texas stereotypes in conversation