Category Archives: New Orleans, Louisiana

Find out where to eat, stay and play when visiting New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans History – Info and Fun Facts

Before arriving to any new destination I like to learn as much as possible about each place I visit. New Orleans is like the mother load of history, facts and totally out-there-info about a place. This is the reason New … Continue reading

Visit Jackson Square, New Orleans – Video

Jackson Square is the place to be when visiting New Orleans. Check out all the coolest things to do and see in this part of the French Quarters of New Orleans. Visit Jackson Square, New Orleans – Video

Video – New Orleans – Street Performers and Street Entertainment

New Orleans is bursting with all sorts of street entertainment, performers, musicians and so much more. Watch New Orleans – Street Performers and Street Entertainment in Action

Video – Visit New Orleans – Quick Tour

New Orleans stands in a class of its own on so many levels. Aside from being one of the most festive places in the US with Mardi Gras and Jazz Festival, it also has so much to see and do … Continue reading

Kids Eating Bugs (Real Ones)

Did you know that more than 50% of the world eats bugs are their daily nourishment and meals? Not to differentiate my kids decided to give it a try as well. When we visited the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium this is … Continue reading

Visit New Orleans – Tips for Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids to New Orleans is a whole different ballgame than traveling to this festive, party town full-grown. First of all, you’ll be shocked as to all the things to do with kids in New Orleans with kids. Secondly, if … Continue reading

French Market of New Orleans

Whenever we visit any city or town in any part of the world, I always seek out the local markets. Sometimes we get really lucky and arrive when there are farmers markets, like we did in Boston for their Hay … Continue reading

Jackson Square – A Must-Visit-Spot in New Orleans

When visiting the French Quarters in New Orleans I’d say there is one place that should be the first on your list. Can you guess what it is? It’s not Bourbon Street. Why Jackson Square Is a Must If you … Continue reading

Family Friendly Restaurants in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for so many cool things it’s hard to keep up with it all. However, no one can dispute that food is certainly at the top of the list. If you’re traveling with older kids or adults … Continue reading

Things To Do in New Orleans with Kids – Tours and Activities

The minute we stepped off the plane at the Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans I knew something had changed. I have been to New Orleans two times before this trip with my kids on a solo parenting expedition. … Continue reading

Cafe Du Monde New Orleans – Our Second Home in NOLA

Beignets turned out to be not only the food of choice for my kids, but we found ourselves eating them literally for breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner. And this was true for four out of the seven days we were … Continue reading

Cafe Beignet in New Orleans – More Than Just Beignets

Beignets, Beignets, Beignets. This is all we heard before coming to New Orleans. Everyone was telling us it is a must to eat them. Plus, watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ eight hundred times you have to get a taste. However, … Continue reading

Dat Dog in New Orleans- Hot Dogs With a Twist

What is the one thing that is one every parent’s mind when traveling? Food! At least for me it is. My kids are super picky eaters so making sure they eat at restaurants that will be fun for them is … Continue reading

Gumbo Shop New Orleans – Review

You can not come to New Orleans and not eat home style cooked gumbo. Sure, practically every restaurant you go to has gumbo offered on the menu. But it is always better to go to the ones that specialize in … Continue reading

Fun Day with Kids in New Orleans – Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium – Part II

When I planned out our time in New Orleans, I originally decided on doing the Aquarium of Americas one day and the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium on a separate day. Even though, the recommendation to visit both of these places … Continue reading

Fun Day With Kids in New Orleans- Audubon Aquarium of the Americas – Part I

New Orleans has totally surprised me. A city that is mainly known for its festivals, food and partying is actually one of the most family friendly places we have visited in a long time. With the help of NOLA CVB, we … Continue reading

New Orleans City Park – Celebration of the Oaks with Grayline Tours

A trip to New Orleans doesn’t really count unless you visit City Park. City Park is one of the most historic parts of New Orleans and simply amazing. The park itself is open year round. However, it’s the festivities they hold for … Continue reading

Take Ride on the Mississippi River – Steamboat Natchez

One thing you can not avoid is an encounter with the great Mississippi River while visiting New Orleans. The French Quarters goes right into. Seafood is practically a staple of New Orleans and Louisiana’s cuisine. Strolling along the river walk … Continue reading

Swamp Tour New Orleans – Is It Worth the Trip?

Traveling to New Orleans as a single parent allows me to really expand my search for best family friendly adventures in the area. And, of course, I had a lot of help by watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ a ton … Continue reading

Mothers New Orleans Restaurant – An Iconic Place

I love visiting ‘Famous’ restaurants of each location I visit. Mother’s Restaurant was one of the top recommendations I got from NOLA CVB. And good reason. Why Mothers New Orleans is Worth a Visit First of all it is known … Continue reading

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