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Fourth of July: Show us those fireworks!

Fourth of July: Show us those fireworks!

July 5, 2013  |  New Orleans

Happy Fifth of July! Okay, it’s not as exciting as the Fourth of July, but happy Friday anyways. We hope you had a great time yesterday barbecuing with friends, going to the lake, watching fireworks and whatever else you decided to do fo… Read More »

5 travel safety tips from locals

5 travel safety tips from locals

July 3, 2013  |  New Orleans

Safety is always a concern when visiting any major city, especially if you’re not particularly familiar with the area. While millions of people pass through New Orleans every year without incident, crime does happen. Tourists are often … Read More »

Stilettos no challenge for these Festigals

Stilettos no challenge for these Festigals

June 25, 2013  |  New Orleans

We had a blast this past weekend with the ladies of Festigals, and we have the pictures to prove it. Saturday’s stiletto stroll was definitely a highlight. Several different Krewes showed up to participate. There was dancing, music, hot pink wi… Read More »

You Can Win A New Orleans Prize Package!

You Can Win A New Orleans Prize Package!

June 6, 2013  |  New Orleans

We love New Orleans, we want to share that experience with you. Most of the time we can only share it virtually with you.  This time, we’re doing something a little different. Three days, two nights in a boutique luxury French Quart… Read More »

7 Swamp Tours Near New Orleans

7 Swamp Tours Near New Orleans

May 23, 2013  |  New Orleans

Just a short drive east, west or south from the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter are remote stretches of land and waterways that haven’t changed much since the first settlers founded New Orleans in 1718. In these remote stretches, you… Read More »

5 Books To Read About New Orleans

5 Books To Read About New Orleans

May 16, 2013  |  New Orleans

  Something about New Orleans cultivates a creative atmosphere. Maybe it’s the colorful culture or maybe it’s the storied history that develops native writers and draws in authors from other parts of the globe. Whatever it… Read More »

5 local Jazz Artists You've Never Heard Of

5 local Jazz Artists You've Never Heard Of

April 18, 2013  |  New Orleans

Since Jazz Fest is right around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to focus on that musical genre. Names like Louis Armstrong, Harry Connick Jr., the Marsalis Family, you really don’t need me to tell you anything more about th… Read More »

New Orleans Cocktails: The Sazerac

New Orleans Cocktails: The Sazerac

April 11, 2013  |  New Orleans

Think New Orleans cocktails and you may imagine a college student stumbling down Bourbon Street with an oversized green plastic container filled with an oversweet drink called a hand grenade. That’s one aspect, but the city has a much deeper… Read More »

April 2013 Things To Do In New Orleans

April 2013 Things To Do In New Orleans

April 1, 2013  |  New Orleans

April showers bring May flowers, or in New Orleans April brings festivals, sports, Broadway plays and more festivals. The most well-known festival coming up this month is the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, but it’s just the tip of… Read More »

Get Social With Experience New Orleans

Get Social With Experience New Orleans

March 28, 2013  |  New Orleans

We’re rather social over at Experience New Orleans. In other words, we spend a lot of time chatting and talking about New Orleans online. If you’re a fellow social media addict, I hope you’ll pull up a seat and join in on the onl… Read More »