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Fun Forecast: Girls Getaway in Nola

I recently went to New Orleans for a long weekend with my girlfriends. It wasn’t my first visit to the Big Easy by any means but it was definitely my favorite. Even though I often choose Miami as my girls … Continue reading

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'the birthplace of jazz'

given that New Orleans claims the title ‘the birthplace of jazz’ it seemed fitting that i was there during  JAZZ FEST 2011. now…just so you are aware – the name Jazz Fest is a bit of a misnomer. it’s really … Continue reading

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crescent city kitsch & beyond

if you go to New Orleans you are probably going to visit the french quarter. jackson square is a beautiful park right in the thick of it and it’s where you go to find the “fortune tellers”. OK – it … Continue reading

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from cajun to creole – NOLA food

in my pre-trip planning i asked some New Orleanean friends about food recommendations.  bottom line – there is so much great food in NOLA – it should be called ‘The Big Easy’ because your belly is going to get BIG … Continue reading

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New Orleans – WHY is it called The Big Easy anyway?

talk about southern hospitality – WOW – New Orleaneans have their fair share. if anything will stick with me from this trip – it’s the warm welcome i received consistently while visiting NOLA – thank you! known as the Big Easy … Continue reading

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