I was first in Washington DC more than 20 years ago. And at the time, I had other things on my mind than wandering about. You see, there was this boy... But let's get on with it, shall we? And let's get the bad over [...]
During our recent visit in the Crescent City, we were given ample opportunity to taste New Orleans. Here are our favourite cafes and restaurants in town.
Thick layers of salt help form a rare and unusual type of selenite crystals, found nowhere else in the world but here on the Great Salt Plains in Oklahoma. You can dig for crystals between April and October.
Rambling along New Orleans' riverside one day, we come upon the Creole Queen. She is about to sail down the river. Do we want to come along? Now or never... Of course we hop on - and are glad we did. It wouldn't feel right [...]
Have you ever wanted to experience Mardi Gras? Me, too. As it happened, however, life (i.e. other travel plans) meant we would be in New Orleans 10 days too late. As with most things in Louisiana, Mardi Gras came with the French settlers. Records from [...]
New Orleans streetcars have plied the city's streets for almost two centuries, originally horse-drawn. Couldn't have been easy being a horse in those days.
Earlier, I've told you of my first trip abroad - to New Orleans. As an eleven-year-old, I thought it was an exciting and exotic city; the colours, the smells, the people, the jazz, the streets and the street cars, the shops, the horse-drawn carriages... 1. [...]