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Mardi Gras 2020

Best of the Season!    By Jeffrey Chitek   New Orleans in February is one of the social marvels of the world.  Carnival leads into Mardi Gras and there is virtually no stoppage time in between.  The city is made of color during this period. It is a pure celebration of life, love and vice. …

New Orleans Bachelorette Party Ideas!

The silliest things to do in New Orleans with your bachelorette crew!  Voted #1 for best city to have your bach party at, Nola will give you plenty to talk about for the next few years.   Good luck fitting all these fun activities and food into your weekend.  We also suggest that you book your…

Best Fried Chicken Joints in NOLA!

The Best Fried Chicken Joints in New Orleans   Willie Mae’s Scotch House  I’ve had nearly religious experiences here! Without question, this is the best fried chicken in the universe! I would love to learn about anywhere that might challenge it. The modest prices and amazing food in a living room setting can’t be beat!…

What to do this January in New Orleans

pho

Best Vietnamese food in New Orleans to warm your belly this January   Nothing is as satisfying as a hot bowl of Vietnamese soup, known as Pho (pronound “fuh”), on cool damp January days in New Orleans. If you’ve ever had pho, you know that this soup is both light and nutritious, served in portions large enough to…

5 Reasons why Winter is the Best for kayaking in New Orleans swamps

island swamp tour kayak

1. You Won’t Overheat – It’s no joke that Southeastern Louisiana is hot. So hot, there are dozens of songs about the Louisiana heat. And for only a couple precious months, the heat hides away and it’s cool enough to paddle indefinitely. Not quite indefinitely as we try to keep our tours to two hours,…