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Planning a Family Trip to New Orleans
You might not think of New Orleans as a family friendly vacation as most things you hear about doing in New Orleans seem adult-centered. But the Big Easy is New Orleans is more than just an adult vacation spot. You can travel with your entire family to make a lifetime’s worth of memories that won’t be forgotten. Read on to find out about how to Planning a Family Trip to New Orleans.
Where to Eat and Stay
No matter where you stay in New Orleans, there is a bit of something for everyone. Many p...
Things to Do in New Orleans While on a Business Trip
New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana and has many businesses and places steeped in history and tradition. Tourists come from all over to experience the city, but not everyone comes for pleasure. People also travel to the Big Easy for business trips, conferences, and everything in between. But what do you do after the business is wrapped up for the day? Read on to find out.
It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere
Here's what to do in New Orleans for the New Year-
Jimmy Buffet said it best: “It’s f...
Spooky ways to celebrate Halloween in New Orleans
New Orleans already has a spooky and paranormal reputation that precedes it due to the city’s unique history. This history has influenced many books, movies, and legends that have used the city as a setting to create a mysterious world. On Halloween, a holiday already filled with fun and spookiness, the city comes alive with spooky ways to celebrate Halloween.
Dress Up with Costumes and Masks
We can’t get enough of Fifi Mahony’s in the Quarter, sometimes a wig is all you need!
It can’t be Hal...
Your guide to finding non-alcoholic drinks and Mocktails in New Orleans
When one thinks of New Orleans, probably the first images that come to mind are Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras. Bourbon Street has developed a party reputation thanks to open container laws and the many bars found there. Crowds flock yearly to festivals, parties, and countless parades; there’s probably some alcohol involved as well. Maybe you don’t want to drink while visiting the Big Easy and you feel limited in your options, but this isn’t the case! There are quite a few options to pick from...
Who’s Really Buried in Maire Laveau tomb? Her Legacy, and Her Tomb
I first learned about Marie Laveau through American Horror Story with Angela Bassett starring as the legendary Voodoo priestess in season 3. The only thing I knew about Marie Laveau was that she was a real person, but beyond that, I only knew what I saw on screen and from myths and fiction. How much of it is accurate, though? Even almost 140 years after her death, Marie Laveau continues to capture people’s imaginations. Those who visit New Orleans are more than likely to hear about her myth a...
Best Day Trips from New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana, is chalk full of things to do. but there is also so much more to explore outside of New Orleans on a day trip. Use this list and the map below to take yourself on a self-guided driving tour of day trips from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Self Guided Driving tour of Southern Lousiana
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1. Eat at the Dong Phuong Bakery and Restaurant
Before leaving the city, star...
What Cemeteries are Open In New Orleans in 2022-2023
One of the most famous things about New Orleans is its cemeteries. These cemeteries are in the famous backdrops of movies like Easy Rider, the Anne Rice novels, and many other fantasy, horror, and historic fictional works. These sites have long caught the imagination of people. These cemeteries also reflect the many cultural, ethnic, economic, and roots that have shaped New Orleans over the centuries.
New Orleans, originally founded as a French colony in 1718, was later given to the Spanish d...
Why are people buried above ground in New Orleans?
it’s not just the high-water table but cultural traditions that played a role in above ground burial
The geography of New Orleans is a driving factor in why above-ground tombs exist in the iconic city. When the French originally settled in New Orleans in the early 18th century, the city was surrounded by bodies of water including the Mississippi River, Lake Borgne, and Lake Pontchartrain. Being surrounded by all these bodies of water lead the city to have a high-water table. The dangers of tr...
The Best things to do in the French Quarter
The French Quarter is probably the most famous place in New Orleans but isn’t it just a tourist trap. We think it’s famous for a good reason. In 2022, the French Quarter remains one of the most intact historic and dynamic neighborhoods in the country and is still worth visiting. So, what to do in the French Quarter in 2022? Read on and find out why
While the French Quarter is probably most famous for Bourbon Street, there’s so much more to see. There are countless museums and historic sights ...
It’s a Match! What Dating and Job Hunting Have In Common
Job hunting can be intimidating. There are so many ways to go about it these days as a lot of the process is automated. It’s all about connections and who you know. LinkedIn has come into play over the past decade as an excellent tool in professional networking and needs. But despite all this advancement in technology, it can still be a challenge in trying to land an interview.