10 Must See Places in the French Quarter

Even if you have never been to New Orleans, you have probably heard about the French Quarter. The French Quarter is one of the oldest parts of the city and this country as a whole and is rich in history and cultural surprises. There’s museums, amazing architecture, blow-your-mind food, and creepy voodoo spots. There are […]

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Best Western Bayou Inn of New Orleans (review)

I had the pleasure of traveling to New Orleans in December and while there were many great choices for hotels in the area, I was on a budget and that meant I needed to find a hotel that would work for it. I wasn’t willing to stay somewhere that was super cheap as I would […]

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Arnaud’s Restaurant in New Orleans, LA

I went to New Orleans last month and one of my favorite parts was the absolute history there. From old architecture to spooky history, New Orleans definitely has lots to see and do for those of us that enjoy learning about the roots of a place. That’s why I was thrilled to try a restaurant […]

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Hotel Hacks

When staying in hotels, it can feel both comforting or uneasy. If you are anything like me, you worry you will forget something fr your trip or you obsess over making sure you are getting the absolute best rate. Since you are not home, you may wonder how you will do some of your normal […]

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Uber Tips and Tricks

When I go out of town and take a plane to get there, I generally don’t rent a car if I am checking out a city. The reason being is I can use Uber and get around just fine and in many cases, much cheaper than the daily rate of renting a car and even […]

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Spicy Curried Kale Instant Pot 13 Bean Soup

My stepdaughter is vegan and with that comes my husband (and travel companion) and I making recipes that fit her dietary needs. Since the Instant Pot is such a great companion for travels, we thought that soups were a perfect way to make her stuff on the go or those nights when we have no […]

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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans

I have to say, I am always fascinated by the world under the sea so aquariums are something I love to go to, although I haven’t had much of a chance to go to many. I did, however get a chance to go to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans when I […]

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Mardi Gras World in New Orleans

I had the absolute pleasure of taking a trip to New Orleans last week and in this trip, I was lucky to get a chance to check out Mardi Gras World. Being that I have never attended the annual Mardi Gras celebrations held here in New Orleans, I figured that getting a chance to see […]

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Winter Road Trip Tips

I’m always down for a road trip and that includes in the winter. The thing about winter driving is, there are extra steps that should be taken to stay safe and have a great time. If you are planning on going on a winter trip via car this winter, here are some winter road trip […]

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How to Save Up for Vacation all Winter Long

It may seem like it’s too early to start planning for summer travel, but before you know it summer will be back again. If you are like most, you like to travel in the summer, but there never seems to be enough money left over to do it. Here’s how to save up for vacation […]

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