The Atchafalaya Basin is the largest swamp in the United States. Located in the heart of South Central Louisiana, the Atchafalaya Basin is a mix of mix of wetlands and river delta where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of…Read More
I was in New Orleans this past weekend to watch the match between the Saints and the Bengals at the Mercedes Benz Superdome and was able to take a quick property tour of the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Central Business…
After a recent trip (without kids) to New Orleans, I’ve decided that “family friendly dining” means something entirely different to people from the Midwest. In the South, it seems that families lay claim to certain restaurants. In some sort of rite-of-passage, people bring their children to a certain restaurant. The children grow up and come back with their kids. Repeat for a couple of generations, and you may even have your own table (equivalent in my mind to your own pew at church).
Houma, Louisiana is really what Mardi Gras is all about. Not the nudity and public intoxication of modern New Orleans, although that certainly has a place in another type of vacation. Instead, it’s several generations of families enjoying the parades, food and party — together.