Confederacy of Cruiser’s Cocktails in New Orleans BikeTours

Only in New Orleans does a bike tour shop retrofit several of its cruisers with moveable drink holders— the ones you might find swaying back and forth on a small fishing boat!  But there they are, in front of a … Continue reading

New Orleans Summer Fun in July

Despite the heat, New Orleans doesn’t slow down even in the summertime. July is especially packed with events that range from music and cocktail festivals to cultural and patriotic celebrations. Here are a few you won’t want to miss. 2015 … Continue reading

How to Plan a Mardi Gras Vacation

With Mardi Gras just a couple months away, you may be in the planning phases of your trip to New Orleans to celebrate the holiday weekend(s). Mardi Gras is one of the biggest celebrations on the planet, and New Orleans … Continue reading

Unveil Neighborhood History at Tremé Culture Fest

The birthplace of jazz. Home of Congo Square. Home of Mardi Gras Indian culture. Home of the brass band. Oldest African-American neighborhood in the U.S. These are just a few reasons why Tremé is one of the most celebrated neighborhoods … Continue reading

Luck of the Irish: Irish Pubs in New Orleans

    Whehter you knew it or not, the Irish culture is alive  and well in New Orleans, with a large portion of the population able to claim an Irish heritage. As a result, many Irish establishments, particularly pubs, have popped … Continue reading

Best Spots to Catch Mardi Gras Parades

The Mardi Gras parade routes are long, and you can find plenty of places to stand—some more crowded than others. Depending on your age, whether or not you have kids and your parade-watching preferences, there are various parts of the … Continue reading