On business in New Orleans

An exhilarating, colourful whirlwind of a city, known for its 1920s architecture and Southern hospitality, New Orleans is a great place to find yourself on business. From rib-sticking Creole cuisine to where to get yourself a classic Sazerac cocktail, make the most of your time … Continue reading

LGBT New Orleans

Some of New Orleans’ best LGBT nightlife can be found in the French Quarter around Bourbon Street © Rauluminate/iStock/Thinkstock New Orleans is a city with its arms open wide; it’s diverse, welcoming, and knows how to have a good time. After all, “The Big Easy” … Continue reading

Chubby Carrier’s Guide to Zydeco

An energetic mix of Blues and R&B, Zydeco is unique to Louisiana and the local Creole population. Characterised by its fast-paced tempo and upbeat rhythm, Zydeco is usually dominated by an accordion and a washboard-inspired instrument nicknamed a rubboard.   With a professional music career … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic Offers Easy Connections Via Detroit

Here at Virgin Atlantic we’re counting down the days until the launch of our new service from London Heathrow to Detroit, with quick and easy Delta connections to more of America’s best cities. From 1 June you can fly direct to Motor City then on … Continue reading
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The Ultimate New Orleans Festival Guide

  With its world famous cuisine, diverse population and rich musical heritage, New Orleanians have plenty to celebrate. The New Orleans social calendar is fit-to-bursting with arts, food, LGBT, literary, film, multicultural, music, and theatre events, that keep the city entertained all year-round. Take a … Continue reading

Sultry Louisiana Landscapes: The Other Side of True Detective

True Detective arrived on our screens earlier this year and we’ve been hooked ever since. Not only does the HBO crime thriller series feature a killer cast, including Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey and Hollywood favourite Woody Harrelson, but it’s also managed to single-handedly put Louisiana … Continue reading