is your guide to all things Lake Travis. We’re THE source for Lake Travis News and Events for locals and those visiting the lake. From entertainment, dining and lake fun to lodging living, shopping and services, covers it all.

For 20+ years has been the online portal to Texas’ most beautiful lake for millions of Austin locals and visitors from all around the globe. With over 300 partners businesses and venues, if it’s on the lake….it’s here !

Will Taylor

Publisher, Sales, Partnership Coordinator
After 25 years in the financial services industry, most of that spent with Amsterdam based The ING Group, Will developed and currently manages three on-line publications – Lost In Austin, and Will splits time between homes in Austin and Crested Butte, CO. He’s also an admittedly amateur member of the media/photography team. You can contact Will here.

Hakem Hammouda

Hakem Hamouda

Lead Developer
Hakem is thinAIR Solutions Lead Software Engineer and Developer. Hakem’s lived and worked predominantly in the Emirates and Poland, and is currently living in Egypt. Hakem is the lead programmer for the customization and app development work on the thinAIR portfolio of sites. Hakem excels in developing and building online businesses. In his free time he likes to read/learn about other kinds of development, and sometimes his curiosity extends to building things in the real world. You can contact Hakem here.

Justin Snider

Justin Snyder

Photo Contributor
As a former teacher and now a Technology Specialist by day, Justin has spent the last 15 years teaching and training others to use Photoshop and other graphic tools. Only in the last few years has he started exploring his own creativity through photography and graphic design. His true interests lie in aerial, landscape, and architectural photography. His work has been featured by KVUE News, Visit Austin, City Of Round Rock, the Round The Rock blog, and 365 Things To Do In Austin. You can see more of Justin’s work at Rock Studios, Inc., on Facebook and Instagram. You can reach Justin here.

Tyler Torwick

Tyler Torwick

Blog Contributor
Tyler Torwick is captain and fishing guide at Torwick’s Guiding Service. He’s former team president of the Baylor Bass Fishing Team and fishes competitively in several tournament trails in Central Texas. Tyler lives near the dam on Lake Travis and fishes the lake over 200+ days a year.

Tyler’s passion is fishing and teaching others how to fish. His two favorite trips to guide are trips with children and his “coaching trips”. You can see Tyler’s work here and on his Facebook and Instagram pages. You can email Tyler here.

Ryan Conine


Photo Contributor
Ryan’s an Austin based photographer specializing in aerial and ground based photography in Austin and the surrounding Hill Country. The goal behind every shot is to capture a view from a unique vantage point that nobody has seen before. Many of the photos taken come from the use of what most would call a drone. Others are taken at ground level taking advantage of lights, shadows and reflections. Ryan’s work can bee seen on his business Facebook page and his photography website. Ryan can be reached here.

Gino Barasa


Creative Support, Editorial, Blog/Photo Contributor
Gino is an Austin based photographer specializing in making everything look awesome. It’s really that simple. Gino’s been a photography judge for and his work has been featured in the,,,, Check out Gino’s work at 1138 Studios, Gino Barasa FB, 1138 Studios FB, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube. You can contact Gino here.

Jeff Vaillancourt


Photo Contributor
Jeff Vaillancourt may not make his living pursuing street photography, but that is where his passion lies. Recipient of The Austin Chronicle’s 2015 Best of Austin award for street photography. His work has been featured in,, La Vita in Immagini Jeff’s work can be found at, Vaillancourt Photography FB and Instagram. You can reach Jeff here.

Travis Taylor

Travis Taylor

Blog Author
Travis Taylor is a native Austinite. Travis is a blog contributor at, and He writes primarily for our “Best Of” pages. You can contact Travis here.

Alyssa Taylor


Partner Liaison, Billing
Alyssa’s responsibilities at LostInAustin are numerous and largely undefined. She’s a project manager extraordinaire and exacting enough to maintain client page and event post redaction. She also handles partner billing duties. Alyssa is a blog contributor at You can contact Alyssa here.

Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Content Manager, Proof Reader
Ben’s a lifetime Austinite, a Lake Travis HS graduate and attended UTSA and the Austin School of Photography. Ben’s taken over content management of the site and proofreading. He’s also on our photography team and many of our partner page header photos are his. Ben manages our partner photo gallery and our huge catalog of Austin photos. Ben can be reached here.

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  1. Is there like an emailed weekly newsletter that you guys send out from If so, please add my email, so I can know what’s happening on the lake each week.

  2. Regards for sharing this superb website.

    Dianna Madrid,
  3. Great resource for Lake Travis!

    Michael Kiel,