Explore New Orleans Like A Nomad - Things To Do And See

Photo Credit: Will Edmond

Photo Credit: Will Edmond

A weekend adventure in 'Nawlins' was the perfect way for me to kickoff Mardi Gras. I was able to catch the best view of the city from my hotel room. When I looked out the window, I took a deep breath and said to myself, "Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Photo Credit: Will Edmond // View from the Westin Hotel

Photo Credit: Will Edmond // View from the Westin Hotel

The streets were alive each night, the food was absolutely delicious and the energy was felt throughout the city.  New Orleans is a mini version of New York in a sense. The heart of the city never sleeps. Especially, Bourbon Street.....

With a plethora of jazz lounges, restaurants, street vendors and live music. New Orleans is always a great experience for a weekend getaway. 

Ask a native from NOLA and they'll be sure to let you know they represent the 504, Whoadie!  

My first experience in New Orleans was back in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina. I was in the city volunteering with Habitat For Humanity helping to  rebuild  Musician's Village. The village is located in the upper Ninth Ward and was greatly affected by the storm.  Since the storm, many of the areas of the city have been rebuilt and the city is attracting more tourists on a daily basis. .

Photo Credit: Will Edmond - fRENCH QUARTER 

Photo Credit: Will Edmond - fRENCH QUARTER 

New Orleans was founded in 1778 and is the oldest neighborhood in the city. The area where the French Quarter is located is the same area laid out in 1722 as the original city of New Orleans. From unique boutique shops to noteworthy galleries, Voodoo shops and more, you'll find something that peaks your interest in this historic area

Whenever I'm traveling, food, music and culture are always important to me.  New Orleans has them all!  

Be a nomad when you are in the city.  Bring a good pair of walking shoes when you are here. Many places you'd like to visit are within walking distance of each other. instead of taking an UBER or LYFT, pull out your phone and use the walking feature on Google Maps. Go and explore this historic city!

photo credit: cHRIS LITHERLAND

photo credit: cHRIS LITHERLAND

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Explore New Orleans Like A Nomad - Episode Three

 

Here's A List Of Restaurants I Suggest That You Try:

  • Luke Restaurant - Some of the most delicious Brussel Sprouts ever. Try them & the Shrimp & Grits.  {MENU}

  • Samuel's Blind Pelican - You can't come to New Orleans without trying Crawfish. Get them here. {YELP}

  • Drago's Seafood - The best dish in at Drago's is the Charbroiled Oysters. Incredible! [MENU}

  • Oceana Grill - You will fall in love with the Cajun Jambalya Pasta. {MENU}


Photo credit: will edmond

Photo credit: will edmond