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Learn Cajun Lingo!

If you take a tour with us to cajun country, you'll learn the cajun dialect is a unique and sometimes incomprehensible language to native English OR French speakers. The historical language of the cajun people is Cajun French and while there are still those living...

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Acadia Music Festival

Perfect weather is forecasted this weekend for the Acadia Music Fest! This festival, celebrating the art, food, culture, and most importantly MUSIC of the Cajun people takes place this Saturday, October 28th in Thibodaux and runs from 10am-11pm. Thibodaux is a small...

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The Sugar Palace

Frequently, we are asked which of the River Road plantation houses is the best to visit. It's a difficult question to answer since they are all so unique and interesting for different reasons. One of our favorites though is Houmas House, aka The Crown Jewel of...

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New Orleans’ Historic Homes

New Orleans' architecture, like its food, music, and people, echoes the multicultural influences that make our beautiful city so special. You will notice in visiting the historic parts of our city that there are distinguishable architectural typologies ranging from...

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All Aboard the American Duchess!

Yesterday, Monday, August 14th 2017, the newest and arguably best vessel cruising the Mississippi disembarked from the Port of New Orleans on her maiden voyage! The American Duchess is the newest addition to the well known American Queen family of domestic...

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A REAL New Orleans Saint!

New Orleans is of course home to the Saints football team, but did you know that it is also the home of the (potentially) first New Orleanian to be declared a saint by the Catholic church?  Henriette Delille was a woman of the 1800s, born to a Frenchman and a free...

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The Italian Side of the French Quarter

Some people are surprised to find out that the historical center of New Orleans, the French Quarter, isn't really very French! Though founded by the French, the architecture is mostly influenced by the 40 year rule of the Spanish. And a lot of the food is heavily...

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