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Large size pumpkin pie from Tiny Pies in Austin, TX

Tiny Pies Serves Up Austin Thanksgiving Flavor

November: when families across America come together to eat. Yes, lofty reasons exist for gathering and tasty dishes are made for savoring but face it: no Thanksgiving table is complete without pie. But what kind of pie? Austin’s locally owned Tiny Pies owner and founder Amanda Bates answers that question handily. “Thanksgiving really goes with…

11/13/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Eats & Drinks
Package with tag and caption Vacation Homes for the Holidays

Do Holidays Right With a Vacation Rental Home

Is the thought of getting your home ready for holiday guests dragging you down? Are you worried that there just isn’t room for everyone? Will you be lucky to get time off to spend with family—and just forget about having days to cook and clean for visitors! Why not let someone else take the hassle…

11/08/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Our Properties
Chef Shawn Cirkiel stands in his Austin restaurant, Parkside

Parkside Projects: An Austin Local We Love

New to town? Naturally, you need to find a great place for food. Austinites love to eat out, and the city is chock full of possibilities. One of our pleasures at Top Tip Rentals is cutting through the noise to recommend uniquely Austin places. Destinations that go above and beyond in providing that special taste…

11/03/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Eats & Drinks
Cover of latest White Reaper Album

Guest Spotlight: White Reaper Returns to ACL

When White Reaper returned to ACL Festival 2017, Top Trip Rentals was stoked that the Louisville-based band booked yet another Austin stay with us. We took this opportunity to ask White Reaper a few questions, and frontman Tony Esposito was kind enough to oblige. Naturally, we started out with the shameless plug: Q:  You’re staying with…

10/11/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
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 admin | No Comments | Live Like a Local