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2020 Mardi Gras Guide

Best of the Season!    By Jeffrey Chitek   New Orleans in February is one of the social marvels of the world.  Carnival leads into Mardi Gras and there is virtually no stoppage time in between.  The city is made of color during this period. It is a pure celebration of life, love and vice.  People wear their insides on the outside in the form of intricate homemade costumes and provocative fashion.  The parties and debauchery go all night to meet the next days sun. If you were to continually participate in all of the action, you would surely perish due to bliss or exhaustion, whichever comes first.  The key to surviving carnival season is careful selection and moderation of said activity. Following is a summary of things to do in the month of February considering a healthy balance of…

New Orleans Bachelorette Party Guide

The silliest things to do in New Orleans with your bachelorette crew!    Strip Clubs! I have almost next to no idea where to go for this type of entertainment, however; the outrageous people I surround myself with have contributed! This place sounds like a blast! http://www.hunkoasisneworleans.com/   After the migraine goes away, take the gals to the spa! https://belladonnadayspa.com   Next, stop off at the obvious coffee spot! Insider info: don’t wait, just seat yourself! https://shop.cafedumonde.com/   One of the best group activities in the city is New Orleans’ only Pedal Barge!  Bring the whole gang and traverse the swamps if you can!  https://nolapedalbarge.com/    Magazine Street stretches for miles! There’s bars, boutiques and some of the best restaurants in the city to check out!  https://www.magazinestreet.com/   Also check out Crescent City Kayak for a fun kayak swamp adventure!…

Win a Free New Orleans Party Boat Booze Cruise!

Our friends over at Nola Pedal Barge are giving away a free booze cruise Clic here to enter.  https://nolapedalbarge.com/new-orleans-booze-cruise-giveaway/

October Fun in NOLA!

  L By AJ Nash October in New Orleans is an exciting time of year! In a city that costumes much better than most; Halloween here is unparalleled! It’s every bit as wild as you need it to be. I’ll leave that up to your imagination and offer a few suggestions that are much more…

What to do in New Orleans this September

September in New Orleans by Jerf Summer is over.  You spent the last month squeezing the blood out of it, trying to make your August count.  Falling in love, swimming in the lake, late night stories by the fire swatting mosquitos, walking outside in your underwear to get the mail….the iconic seasonal past-times.  Maybe you went to the state fair, ate corn dogs and funnel cakes and then later spewed your food selection onto strangers heads below while nervously waiting atop the ferris wheel.  Did the ride break?  Is this normal?  Is the ride attendant drinking and drugging?  …probably so.  Anyway, you spent all year trying to accomplish the summer beach bod that never came to be, and even if it did, the urgent, sun-burn fueled appetite for fun and excess has left a trail of crumbs to the mirror…

Swamp Tours in February

Exploring the New Orleans swamp tours in February is the start of the spring season and it starts coming alive. Alligators sun themselves on fallen cypress trees amongst the budding background.

Winter Wonderland Swamp Tours near New Orleans, Louisiana

Drone footage of the Manchac Swamp during the winter. Expert drone marketing by @ElGringo_Rojo

Swamp Mikes thoughts on gumbo

  Some people don’t like gumbo, I don’t really understand it, what’s not to like? Heck, it’ll warm ya right up, what’s so bad about that? Maybe they don’t like okra? I mean, I guess I could see not liking okra sometimes, ya know it’s all slimy, but not in a gumbo in a gumbo…

13 unique things to do in New Orleans

  New Orleans is such an amazing place Creative and adventurous things to do in and around the city. Founded in 1718 by the French, New Orleans passed to Spanish control in 1763. It finally joined the United States in 1803. This change of hands, along with its history of slavery and connection to the…

SWAMP > SPIRIT AIRLINES

  Two Hour Spirit Airlines Flight vs. Two Hour Kayak Tour: Road to Nowhere   There are many ways to spend two hours. You could watch many movies, but not The Godfather, or you could watch four episodes of The Office. You could catch up with an old friend, or do your child’s math homework…

Deep thoughts on New Orleans’ weather

Deep Thoughts on New Orleans’ Weather by Mike Maher   It’s very nice outside, even if it dips down a bit at night, the days are pleasant. Been sunny, and you got the alligators coming out of the water to catch some rays. People coming out on the water will have a heck of a…

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