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How to spend two perfect days in New Orleans, Part 2

After enjoying our time in the Garden District, we made a beeline for the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, French Quarter, also known as Vieux Carré. Parking was a daunting task. We had to park all the way at the end of Royal Street, which was kind of far from where all the action is. I didn’t mind it though because the charming architectural houses we saw on the way kept me busy. The houses here are simple and modest. A far cry from the grandiose houses in the Garden District. We  ...

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Road trip, Travel

How to spend two perfect days in New Orleans, Part 1

Earlier this year, my husband and I took a little road trip to Florida for my birthday & on our way there, we made a stop at New Orleans. This was by far the most elaborate and exhausting road trip we had so far. Who takes a road trip to Florida, right? We’re crazy, I know. Anyway, I was so ecstatic to finally check this place off my bucket list. I Love NOLA. It’s one of the cities I’ve been wanting to visit for the longest time. As someone who has an affinity for  ...

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What NOT to miss in Washington state

Oh Washington. You make my heart skip a beat! It’s been a year since I was in Washington (not D.C.) but I still think of it often, hoping to visit again in the future. The whole vibe of the Pacific Northwest is very appealing to me. Gloomy weather, dozens of tasty food options, coffee shops at every corner and the fact that waterfalls, rainforests, lakes, coastlines & snow capped mountains are well within grasp. Known as the Evergreen State (they weren’t kidding),  ...

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