New Orleans

25 September 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

No matter the time of year, New Orleans welcomes its visitors in a grand way to experience Caribbean, American, French and African cultures colliding in a brilliant explosion of flavours, emotions and sounds. Music is everywhere here, people live to eat and every day is a party here in the birthplace of Jazz, which is also home to Creole cuisine, century-old Spanish oaks and clacking streetcars. With a combination of city life and rural plantations, swamp tours, festivals, historical significance and revelry during Mardi Gras, New Orleans has the recipe to captivate everyone.

Below is a list of places/things worthwhile checking out if you find yourself in New Orleans:

 

  • revolving carousel bar at Hotel Monteleone
  • linger in lively Jackson Square and check out artists’ work (In French Quarter)
  • Get your fortune told
  • Listen to Jazz and drink in Frenchman Street or Preservation Hall
  • Paddle wheeler/steam boat swamp tour on the Bayou
  • French Market/Bourban street caffeinating and drinking / Pub Crawl
  • Find festivals & Parades (Marid Gras has been going there since 1857)
  • Cat’s Meow Karaoke Bar
  • New Orleans Cocktail History Walking Tour in the French Quarter
  • Check out the bourbon pub & parade disco establishment
  • Flim Flam Variety Hour Show on Bourbon Street

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