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Solo Female Travel in New Orleans: How to Stay Safe and Have Fun!

Solo Female Travel in New Orleans: How to Stay Safe and Have Fun! Traveling alone to New Orleans? Is that…a good place to travel solo? Don’t most people go to New Orleans with their partner or a group of friends, at the very least? Well, sure, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go! A lot of US cities are perpetually recommended to solo female travelers. San Francisco? You’ll have the time of your life! Washington DC? A fabulous choice, especially for intellectuals, and you’ll wish you had time to do everything. New York City? Perhaps the best choice of all, and I wrote the ultimate guide to solo travel in New York. But New Orleans? You almost never hear…

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15 things to know about Louisiana

15 things to know about Louisiana Louisiana is a culture all its own. The cities and streets have unique names — some in French, others derived from Native American languages. The adventures are so much more diverse than you’d expect. And the cuisine…well, to use a local expression, it’ll make you “slap ya’ mama!” Trust us, that’s a good thing. There’s a lot you need to know before visiting the Bayou State — read on for a solid primer that will leave you wanting more. 1. Sucking heads and pinching tails is a legitimate pastime. Photo: Todd Crusham In Louisiana, first you learn to walk, and then you learn to suck heads and pinch tails. It’s the authentic —…

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7 outdoor adventures in Louisiana

7 outdoor adventures in Louisiana Louisiana is a state where you can spot gators in swamps, catch crawfish in bayous, and reel in speckled trout or redfish from the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a state where you can hang out in a jungle garden, chill in houseboats that have their own hot tubs and wet bars, bicycle between breweries, go horseback riding in a national forest, search for shells on white sand beaches, and…wait for it…watch gator eggs hatch in the palm of your hand. Here’s just some of the awesome adventures you can have in the Louisiana outdoors. 1. Exploring the jungle on a pepper plantation salt dome Photo: Brad Kebodeaux Fun fact: Every single drop of Tabasco…

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300 reasons we love New Orleans

300 reasons we love New Orleans When the governor of French Louisiana founded the city of Nouvelle-Orléans back in 1718, he couldn’t possibly have known that — 300 years later — it would be one of the liveliest, most happening places on the planet. To celebrate the tricentennial of The Big Easy, here’s one big embrace of the food, culture, lifestyle, and people that make the city so sought-after among avid travelers. Here’s three hundred reasons to love New Orleans. Let ’em roll! * * *1. There’s SO much history here. 2. For instance, poker was invented by sailors in port in New Orleans. 3. That was back in the 1820s! 4. Even our teeth love New Orleans, because……

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how well do you know new orleans

how well do you know new orleans http://feeds.feedburner.com/MatadorNetworkMatador NetworkTravel FearlesslyTravel887Henry Miller -geoquono- Tweet

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Save money on trip to New Orleans

Save money on trip to New Orleans The fun never stops and the drinks never stop flowing in the Crescent City, and all of that non-stop partying can add up quick. But worry not: if you know the right tricks, you can save hundreds of dollars on your trip — or use those savings to keep the fun going a little longer. 1. Drinking on the streets is legal — bring a roadie when you’re going out. Drinks in New Orleans are not especially expensive, but even $2 beers can add up when you’re drinking them all day. It is perfectly legal to drink on the streets in New Orleans and the Go-Cup is a way of life (just…

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Experience Authentic USA: 5 Places to Visit

Experience Authentic USA: 5 Places to Visit The world may say that the U.S. doesn’t have much culture–even if they want to road trip throughout the country in an RV rental. From Spanish speaking countries that boast of a culture rich in cuisine and traditions to Europeans who praise their years of history, many would say that it’s hard to put a finger on something authentically American. Yet, America actually has more culture than one would think and while it doesn’t date back thousands and thousands of years, there is still much history to learn about in this iconic country. Authentic may have different meanings for different people, but there is something unique about each of the most authentic…

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6 ways to enjoy New Orleans in Winter

6 ways to enjoy New Orleans in Winter New Orleans has its own personality any time of the year, but the winter season in the Big Easy offers visitors a chance to experience attractions that aren’t offered during the peak summer months. New Orleans is not only one of the largest cities in Louisiana, but is also the Gulf of Mexico’s busiest northern The post 6 ways to enjoy New Orleans in Winter appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog. New Orleans has its own personality any time of the year, but the winter season in the Big Easy offers visitors a chance to experience attractions that aren’t offered during the peak summer months. New Orleans is not…

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The Great Escape: Month 74 Roundup

The Great Escape: Month 74 Roundup What a wild month this one was! I wrapped up a nice little period of family time and personal travel for the first few weeks before shifting gears into a busy period of back-to-back work campaigns to round out the summer. It was also a weird month as it found me saying goodbye to my East What a wild month this one was! I wrapped up a nice little period of family time and personal travel for the first few weeks before shifting gears into a busy period of back-to-back work campaigns to round out the summer. It was also a weird month as it found me saying goodbye to my East…

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New Orleans Nightlife: Getting Off Bourbon Street

New Orleans Nightlife: Getting Off Bourbon Street Now, I know what you’re thinking about the three posts I’ve written so far about my girl’s trip to New Orleans. Thanks for the tip on that crazy stylish and affordable boutique hotel! Nice photos of the Garden District and the French Quarter. And very cute attempt at pretending you didn’t drink 2,000 calories per day Now, I know what you’re thinking about the three posts I’ve written so far about my girl’s trip to New Orleans. Thanks for the tip on that crazy stylish and affordable boutique hotel! Nice photos of the Garden District and the French Quarter. And very cute attempt at pretending you didn’t drink 2,000 calories per…

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