Louisiana

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

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 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

Po Boys – New Orleans Style – Johnny Po Boy’s Restaurant Review

New Orleans is known to have some of the most unique foods created in all of the US that are native to this city. This was one of my missions, to try as much of the local food as possible. … Continue reading

Mardi Gras World New Orleans – A Must Visit

Can’t make it to New Orleans during Mardi Gras? No sweat, you can do the next best thing. Visit Mardi Gras World. I can sum up this place with one word – WOW! This attraction was one of the top … Continue reading

Voodoo and Cemetery Tours in New Orleans

What are the first things that come to mind when you hear New Orleans? For me it is: Jazz, Mardi Gras, and Voodoo Interestingly enough, I was at Mardi Gras over twenty years ago and the Jazz Fest over fifteen … Continue reading

Where to Stay in New Orleans- Maison Dupuy Hotel

When I first started doing my research for our trip to New Orleans, I must admit I quickly became so overwhelmed with the hundreds upon hundreds of hotels there were to chose from I almost backed out. However, from my past experiences, … Continue reading