A Perfect Weekend in New Orleans

“Laissez les bons temps rouler”; the French phrase translates literally to “let the good times roll” and if it isn’t the official slogan for New Orleans, it should be.

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2017’s Memorable Travel Moments

I’m grateful for the places I visited that wouldn’t have made my 2017 wanderlist, the people I met on the literal and figurative road, and the unforgettable experiences that this year brought.

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A fitting goodbye to New Orleans

Let’s send off New Orleans from the blog in style, shall we? I’m closing the chapter on NOLA for now, but it shouldn’t be long till I’m back on the city’s streets. For our last night in NOLA, we went out to Saenger theater to watch “Dancing With the Stars Live”. If any one of you […]

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Garden Variety in New Orleans, LA

An arduous google search through blogs and reviews on TripAdvisor had provided us with a list of things to do in New Orleans. For day 2, I suggested that we visit the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden which is right next to the New Orleans Museum of Art.

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Eating Through NOLA: Part 2

Hi there! The city of New Orleans just celebrated Mardi Gras, a huge street party that reminds me of the Christmas carnival we have in Calabar, Nigeria. I visited New Orleans a few weeks before Mardi Gras, but even then the city was ready with decorations in the green, purple and yellow colors that are synonymous […]

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From New Orleans, With Love…

Day 1 It was still dark when my eyes opened, and my brain registered the blaring sound of my alarm. My phone screen read 3:50 am, the last of four alarms I had set two hours before to prevent the disaster that would be missing the flight to New Orleans. I had never missed a […]

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Eating Through NOLA: Part 1

Hey there, I’m back with another “eating my way through *insert city here*” post. Part 1 of this post is for fast, finger food while Part 2 will be about stuff you don’t typically eat with your hands. Hold on to your snacks, or proceed snack-less at your own risk! At the top of my […]

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