Category Archives: Live Like a Local

Collection of items for Austin's allergy season, including Kleenex, neti pot, and various over the counter medications

Why Does Austin Make Me Sneeze?

Welcome, Austin visitor! Have your eyes started to itch? Are you sneezing? Can’t go anywhere without a tissue? Does it feel like you’re coming down with a scratchy throat and bad cold? Relax. Your trip isn’t ruined. You’re not sick (though you may want to die). You’ve just met Austin’s allergens. What’s Irritating In Austin’s…

09/25/2017 | by TopTrip Admin | No Comments | Live Like a Local
Jim Ritts, CEO and executive director of Austin's Paramount Theatre, inside the historic building

Locals We Love: Paramount Theatre’s Jim Ritts

Since 1915, Austin’s Paramount Theatre has been a shining beacon to central Texans seeking exciting and eclectic performances. Its gloriously restored blade and distinctive marquis blaze forth, announcing that magic is about to be made. Paramount Connections Across Generations From comedy to music, theatrics to political commentary, classic films to cutting-edge cultural events, the Paramount…

08/22/2017 | by TopTrip Admin | No Comments | Live Like a Local

How to Get Around Austin Without a Car

In Texas, we love to drive. Cars rule the road. So how do you get around Austin if you’re not driving? At one point in time, Uber and Lyft suspended operations in Austin after voters weighed in on Proposition 1. As a result, the Austin City Council proceeded with more stringent security requirements. (This Texas Monthly article provides…

06/30/2016 | by TopTrip Admin | No Comments | Live Like a Local