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Category Archives: Louisiana

3 Great Day Trips From New Orleans- Swamps, Battlefields, and Plantations

I’m almost 100% sure that anyone who has been to New Orleans will rave about what a fantastic city it is. There really is something for everyone- a vibrant music scene, delicious food, beautiful architecture, a party atmosphere, quiet parks, even ghosts. Yes, there really is everything! Mike and I easily spent a week on...

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Photo of the Week: Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana

Across from the mighty Mississippi, in the community of Vacherie, Louisiana, is the historic plantation of Oak Alley. A long, graceful path, canopied by a double row of live oaks, leads 800 feet up to the Greek Revival plantation house. The sturdy oaks were planted in the early 18th century, long before the house was...

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Romantic Trip to New Orleans- Our 10 Favourite Activities for Romance

Romantic New Orleans is a great place to spend a few days with your sweetheart.  Live music, charming cafes and a relaxed atmosphere makes the Big Easy the perfect place to celebrate your love. 10 Romantic Things to Do in New Orleans New Orleans was the first place Mike and I visited as a couple....

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Why New Orleans Is One of My Favourite American Cities

What makes a city truly great? Is it the food? The culture? Maybe the architecture? Or its natural beauty? Its place in history? Its innovations for the future? The arts scene? The sports teams? No doubt, these qualities contribute to making a city a good place visit and an even better place to live.  But...

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