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Bastille Day in New Orleans

It's Independence Day in France, and in New Orleans, the most French of U.S. cities, we celebrate along with them! Bastille Day commemorates the day in 1789 that more than 8,000 French men and women stormed a prison fortress in Paris, the Bastille, and demanded...

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More Work from the Corps

The Army Corps of Engineers can be a touchy subject here in New Orleans, but an announcement today that the Corps has awarded a new project to help protect the Westbank of New Orleans is welcome news for Terrytown residents. This new project will help ensure that...

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Summertime Favorites Countdown!

This week we'll be counting down our favorite summertime activities in New Orleans on our Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/toursbyisabelle, starting off with today's activity in the #5 position: cooling off on an airboat! Even if this fast, fun ride...

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Evergreen Plantation Reopens!

Evergreen Plantation is officially open again following a period of many months in which the plantation was closed while a movie was filmed on the property. This plantation is so beautiful and special, with a breathtaking alley of 300 year old live oak trees, more...

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New Addition

It's been a hectic couple days over at Tours by Isabelle headquarters as we have upgraded on of our vehicles! The newest member of our fleet received her letters today and is all ready to join her siblings out on the roads of New Orleans. You can see our friend...

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Need a Gift?

If you're looking for some great gift ideas for your friends and family back home? This terrific article featured on Go Nola is packed with ideas that are not only easy to find but will travel well! Plus, all of these unique New Orleans finds are wallet friendly!

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Remembering the Gulf Oil Spill

It's hard to believe it has already been two years since the gulf oil spill in the summer of 2010. On the eve of the official start of the summer travel season we were sifting through some old newspaper clippings and found this headline from June 13, 2010....

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Blast from the Past

There are some cool new features with the Facebook timeline so we've been going through some old photos (if you want to find out what we're doing with them, check out our Facebook page) and we found this one of one of the first vans Isabelle had! But don't...

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Family Friendly (as always!)

The swamp is just lovely this time of year so when Isabelle and her parents were looking for a lazy afternoon they knew just the place to go! On our Cajun Bayou Tour you can enjoy Mr Torres' wonderful stories; after a lifetime living on the bayou as an alligator...

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Number Crunchers

As we were going through a few facts and figures over at TBI Headquarters this morning we discovered an amazing thing: we've had over 23,500 people take our Post Katrina Tour since Isabelle first drove a pair of engineers through the devastated city in October...

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