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What to do this January in New Orleans

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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…

Why October is the best month to visit New Orleans

October is the best month to visit New Orleans My favorite reasons why I have family and friends visit New Orleans during October. The temperature is great and the scenery is spectacular. New Orleans is the capital of Halloween. Nola does costumes right! The crowds arn’t too big. The streets are filled with aromatic blossoming…

Stories from the Swamp Part 2

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  Stories from the Swamp Part 2 by Kelley Kirkpatrick   The eastern lubber grasshopper’s march finally comes to an end, after an impressively long-last lasting death march  across the highway. Suitably named, the flightless insects appear to stumble along their way. It’s large size makes it both a poor leaper and unable to fly,…