Travels for Two in a Green Ford Escort #2: Surreal Impressions: First Days in New Orleans

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More often than not, a new destination doesn’t live up to expectations. In New Orleans, this is simply not the case.

Travels for Two in a Green Ford Escort #3: Our New Orleans Job and Apartment Search

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Looking for jobs and apartments close to Mardi Gras time can be difficult, but New Orleans came through in the end.

Travels for Two in a Green Ford Escort #1: First Days: Bourbon County to Bourbon Street

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Many journeys begin with the time-honored tradition of a drink. Unfortunately, when Jeff and Deb began their trip the last thing they wanted to see was alcohol.

Crescent City Afternoon – New Orleans, Louisiana

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Like many New Orleanians, Sean Fitzmorris had a ja

D-Day in New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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New Orleans, Louisiana Travel Guide – January 2002 D-Day in New Orleans The famed .50 caliber killing machine, used in every conflict from World War II to Somalia. The roaring thunder of the .50 caliber machine gun was enough to make small children cry and cower in fear. Planes ripped through the sky overhead, dropping […]

Big Easy Holidays – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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New Orleans, Louisiana Travel Guide – December 2001 Big Easy Holidays On Christmas Eve, bonfires line the Mississippi to light Papa Noel’s way down to the bayous. Photo credit: NOTMC/David Richomond As a city that never takes any celebration lightly, the Big Easy is an interesting and exciting place to be during the holidays. Despite […]

Restaurants – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Restaurants – New Orleans, Louisiana Travel Guide New Orleans is known around the world for some of its spicy cuisine, which includes gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, boudin, crawfish, and deep-fried seafood. This is a city that loves to eat, and it is no surprise that it has one of the most overweight populations […]

October 2001 – New Orleans, Louisiana

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Halloween in the Big Easy She’ll be on vacation come Oct. 31. In this update: – House of Shock – Other Events – No Better Time to Travel Ranked as one of the best cities in the United States to celebrate Halloween, New Orleans has a history of horror unlike any other. Anne Rice, vampire […]

New Orleans, Louisiana – June 2001

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In this update: Hard Rock Mainstream Latin Music Zydeco & Cajun Music Schedules & Upcoming Events Although world-famous for jazz and blues, the New Orleans music scene offers everything from death metal to piano recitals. Any and every style of music can be found in local clubs almost every night of the week – and […]

New Orleans, Louisiana – July 2001

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A capitan, on nutra-back, stands in front of a camelback. Nutra musta been scared by dem mudbugs. Yatspeak 101 In this update: Words [A-K] [L-R] [S-Z] Common Phrases Practical Usage First of all, let’s get one thing straight: Hollywood doesn’t portray New Orleanians as they really sound. While we do have our own language and […]