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Bravo San Francisco Plantation!

The lovely most opulent plantation home, San Francisco Plantation has been awarded Attraction of the Year by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, following its Grand Re-opening this past fall. During the summer of 2014, San Francisco closed its doors to the...

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Mardi Gras Indians

Mardi Gras Indians are a selective group of individuals who parade with the most elaborate costumes you will see during Mardi Gras. Most of the hand beaded, colorful works of wearable art take years to complete!  Though it is said that the tradition of the Mardi Gras...

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Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening Sunday

We have been getting quite a few concerned tourists calling and wondering if New Orleans will flood due to the swelling of the Mississippi River. We want all of our customers to rest assured that New Orleans is protected from the River waters by a complex water...

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Where Y’at?

New Orleanians have a distinctive dialect, but beyond that there are certain terms and phrases which are unique to the city and our culture. If you have ever felt confused or ignorant in conversation with a local, this post is for you! New Orleans Vocabulary (the...

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Krewes and King Cakes

Today, January 6th marks the 12th night since Christmas, the day the wise men arrived to see the Christ child. It is recognized in Christian faiths as the Feast of the Epiphany and marks the end of the Christmas holiday season. In New Orleans, this day also marks the...

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