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Want to find hidden gems in New Orleans? Do this.

If you want to discover truly hidden gems in New Orleans, this is the way to do it.

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Long Weekend In New Orleans – Tips, Deals and Details

I’ve written several posts over the last few days about my recent long weekend in New Orleans. It was a super fun trip, plus I saved a ton of money by using points, miles, and “travel hack” savvy. If you’re thinking of planning a similar trip, here is how-to guide, […]

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Active New Orleans – Biking, Kayaking, And Bikram Walking

I am not a fan of tour buses. In fact, I dislike buses in general, but that is a tangent. I’ll stick to why I don’t like tour buses: it is mainly because I love details. If you are on a tour bus, you roar by all the details in […]

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Hipster Hotdog Hangout In New Orleans

The last time I went to New Orleans, some good friends of mine suggested that I call a good friend of theirs. He was an enthusiastic ambassador, they told me, always willing to share the city with visitors. Indeed, this was true. Jackson (code name, of course) was an incredible […]

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Some New Orleans Magic – Couture Finds At Thrift Shop Prices

I’m not really sure what is going on in New Orleans. I don’t understand how it is happening, or why, but if you are headed there, you should know about it. To summarize the excitement and cut to the chase, I found a Halston Heritage piece for SIXTEEN DOLLARS at my […]

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Friday Lunch At Galatoire’s in New Orleans – Did We Scandalize Them?

My friend Ginger and I visit New Orleans every year. At this point, we’ve definitely got our traditions – a long list of things we can’t miss/must-do/always love. However, we’ve also got an equally long list of things we want to do, places we want to go, and – perhaps […]

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A Quick Trip To New Orleans

One of my best friends (I’ll call her Ginger) lives on the East Coast. Ginger moved from California over ten years ago, and since that time, we’ve made what I would call an extreme effort to stay in touch. How extreme? Well, I call her almost every day. Several times […]

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Confederacy of Cruisers Culinary Tour – Do It!!

One of the highlights of my 2011 trip to New Orleans was a rambling group bike ride led by a local named Jeff. He and his wife own a small bike tour company, Confederacy of Cruisers.  We cruised around for several hours, listening to stories and snippets of history…such a […]

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New Orleans Clouds with Silver Linings

I could spend hours on the Saint Charles streetcar. I love everything about it. I got to ride the streetcar this weekend. We just got on and rode to the end of the line. Then we turned around and rode back. Normally that would be a big slice of heaven […]

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Long Weekend in New Orleans

I have an unusual relationship with one of my best friends: for the past 10 years, I haven’t talked to her for 360 days out of the year.  Instead, we’ve left each other 20-30 full-length voicemail messages each week.  (Yikes!  I just did the math on this!  I’ve left her […]

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