If there’s one place you need to drink to stay cool, it’s New Orleans (as though you really need an excuse to drink in New Orleans!) Don’t let the heat get to you – It’s Hot! You deserve a drink! Take advantage of the hot summer. Create your own beverage[…]
For the current information on this year’s Satchmo SummerFest go here: https://satchmosummerfest.org/ Join us in New Orleans August 2-4, 2019, for the Satchmo SummerFest as we celebrate the life, music and legacy of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, held at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US[…]
2018 will mark the 300th Anniversary of the City of New Orleans, one of the world’s most fascinating cities, and a year’s worth of celebrations of its rich history, diverse culture and distinctive traditions have been planned. The year-long celebration will kick off with the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Official[…]
Widely hailed as one of the most romantic, charming, and exciting cities, a New Orleans honeymoon will be packed with memories to last a lifetime. You can live it up at some of the world’s finest restaurants and craft cocktail bars. You can also relax and immerse yourself in historic neighborhoods, peek into secret garden[…]
Take a break from your routine this summer and add a healthy stretch to your getaway to New Orleans. The city has gotten big into yoga culture recently with over 20 yoga studios and centers around the city. If you are new to yoga, here are two places that each offer a[…]
Whitney Plantation Museum of Slavery If historic plantation visits are on your New Orleans side trip agenda, there is something new and different for you to experience in plantation country. Grand Victorian Innkeeper Bonnie Rabe recently toured the newly opened plantation home that is America’s first and only slavery museum. I am always[…]
At dawn on the morning of January 8, 1815, a diverse force of soldiers, sailors, and militia, including Indians and African Americans, defeated Britain’s finest white and black troops drawn from Europe and the West Indies in a battle that determined the course of Louisiana and American history. For all[…]
If you want the full Southern experience and have an extra day or two, here are a few side trips that you may want to include in your itinerary beyond the French Quarter, Garden District and New Orleans city sites. 1. Plantations There are 10 large historic homes west of[…]
You’re traveling to New Orleans, and you have heard about all the incredible architecture and beautiful historic homes. You’ve never stayed in a bed and breakfast before and are wondering … should I? Here is a simple break down between hotels and bed and breakfast inns to help you decide.[…]
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