New Orleans

Where to Find French History in New Orleans premium
Having visited New Orleans many times while living in Houston, I’ve grown to love the Crescent City for its energy and uniqueness. In fact, I find it, along with New York, to be the only American cities with distinct character. However, my trip in May was the first time I’d returned since moving to Paris. […]
5 Delicious Dishes to Eat in New Orleans premium
Without a doubt, New Orleans is one of the best cities for food in the world. Throughout the past couple of centuries, New Orleans has woven a distinct culinary fabric unique to Southeast Louisiana. Known for its Cajun and Creole fare, the Crescent City’s cuisine is a timeline of the area’s history. Cajun and Creole […]
September 27, 2012
Taking it Easy in the Big Easy: 36 Hours in NOLA premium
New Orleans is a favorite of mine. Living in Houston, it’s but a hop and skip away by plane and also a reasonable {and fun} road trip. I’ve done NOLA the hard way. You know, with copious amounts of hurricanes at Pat O’s, walking home with the sunrise, and avoiding water from the workers hosing puke off of […]
October 9, 2011
Road Trippin’: Houston to New Orleans premium
It’s 350 miles from Houston to New Orleans, but in terms of culture, it’s a million miles away. Once the invisible border between Texas and Louisiana is crossed, the accent isn’t the only thing that changes: steak becomes gumbo and country music becomes zydeco.

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