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Louisiana

Louisiana Travel

Everyone should travel to Louisiana at least one time in their lives. This state is a true melting pot of cultures. Besides Mardi Grass, Louisiana is well known for its historic places, its architecture, and its delicious Caju and Creole Culture.

Take a ride on the Mississippi River or a Swamp Tour. New Orleans is sure packed and full of adventures and places to visit in your Louisiana Travel

From tip to restaurant reviews here you can 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 Orleans is what it is. New Orleans History  La Nouvelle-Orléans (New Orleans) was founded May […]

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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 you have the tricks down, you can enjoy NOLA to the fullest (well, almost – […]

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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 Market. But other times some cities have permanent markets in place. The French Market in […]

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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 ask me, this is where the real action exists. Sure you can still party here, […]

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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 it’s easy to just hit up any of the amazing restaurants that are all over […]

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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. When I was first here was over 20 years ago for Mardi Gras. Not really […]

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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 there. Needless to say, I gained at least five pounds of beignet goodness, something that […]

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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, before diving deep into beignets only, I found Cafe Beignet which also offered a full menu […]

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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 a big deal for me. Even though I was looking for kid friendly grub I […]

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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 it. And with some help from NOLA CVB, Gumbo Shop was the chosen one for […]

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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 came from Sarah from New Orleans CVB, I never bothered to ask how long each […]

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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 headed for the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. The aquarium is located along the river walk. […]

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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 different times of the year that really make a fun experience. Lucky for us we […]

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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 is a must do. And of course the best way to truly enjoy Ol’ Man […]

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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 of times to know that we wanted to get a peak of the bayou and […]

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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 to have the best baked ham in the world.  A pretty big statement to make. […]

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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. But the best way to do it, is where the recipe either started or grew […]

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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 recommendations by Sarah from New Orleans CVB, and good reason for it. I’m not sure […]

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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 years ago, so the only real thing for me to sink my teeth in that […]

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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, I have learned an insanely valuable lesson: Contact the people that know all you need […]

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