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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.

10 Ways to Find Romance in New Orleans

It’s easy to find romance in New Orleans. The jazz sets the tone…mellifluous and ever present. Toast your honey with one of the city’s famous or not-so-famous cocktails. Then dig into bowls of sensuous cuisine like shrimp n’ grits or crawfish etouffe. The music is the muse of New Orleans, begging couples to swing onto the dance […]

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, […]