NOLA – Mardi Gras 2019

28 February – 10 March 2019

It is impossible to accurately describe Mardi Gras unless you have experienced it with a local.

Mardi Gras is not what I have seen on TV over the years. Well, it probably looks like that down in the renowned French Quarter among the tourists and drunks, but Mardi Gras is definitely not like that in other areas of the city. It still is a crazy experience but not ridiculously crazy. 

How did I see Mardi Gras? 



December 4, 2013: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISANA


Jackson Square with namesake General and St. Louis Cathedral.

I have flown to New Orleans, a city that exceeds its hype. It truly is beautiful and unique. NOLA is hundreds of years of history, antique stores, boutiques, brand stores, gambling, music, restaurants and bars all packaged within a relatively small area. Oh, and I can also mention Lestat and the Mayfair witches, thank you Anne Rice. (more…)