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10 Ways to Find Romance in New Orleans

Couples seeking romance are sure to find it in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jazz is the muse, begging couples to swing onto the dance floor or snuggle up in a nightclub booth for a kiss. The architecture is romantic, with flower vines winding around rusting wrought iron balconies — somehow more beautiful for the wear. Even […]

18 Kid Friendly Things to Do in New Orleans

Are there kid friendly things to do in New Orleans? Mais, oui! The Big Easy may be best known for beads and Bourbon Street, but there is another side to this Louisiana city. Parents may be surprised to find a bounty of attractions and activities for families in NOLA. Let the good times roll with […]

New Orleans on a Budget with Kids

When most people think of New Orleans, they picture beads tossed to a rowdy crowd drinking Hurricanes. Jennifer Close of Two Kids and a Map pictures her kids covered in powdered sugar from their beignets and the smiles on their faces as they dance to the calliope. Find out why Jennifer thinks New Orleans is the perfect destination for a fun, affordable getaway with kids in this Travel Mamas guest blog post.

Family-Friendly Mardi Gras in “The Other Side of Louisiana”

You know that Mardi Gras and Carnival are famously celebrated in New Orleans. But did you know that many communities throughout Louisiana commemorate this festive season too? Come experience Mardi Gras in “The other side of Louisiana” in Shreveport-Bossier. Expect live zydeco music, dancing, traditional Cajun cuisine, king cakes, and float-filled parades with beads, beads, […]