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Cajun Shepherd's Pie

Just occasionally The Grey Traveller is inspired by travels to cook something up at home. This time it was a Cajun Shepherd’s Pie inspired by my visit to the famous… 320 more words

A Day in New Orleans

You can’t start a morning out in New Orleans without having a coffee and beignet (French style donut covered with powdered sugar) at Cafe du Monde (800 Decatur Street).  955 more words


La Vida Sunshine's NOLA Experience

I was looking forward to going to New Orleans, LA, for the 1st time. Then, I landed up getting Vertigo. It is some kind of crazy, dizzying, off balance, and at times nauseating sickness. 1,121 more words

The Layers of New Orleans

I reach the outskirts of the French Quarter as I walk off of Bourbon Street. The angular grid system of the quarter opens out onto the business district. 1,597 more words


Mardi Gras Memories

Last year, right as the entire Carnival season was swingin’ into action, I was “relaxing” at the the Touro following the surgical amputation of my right leg. 1,233 more words

Ann Fisher

24 Hours for Mardi Gras

Well it’s been a little short of two weeks since I returned from my first cruise outside of the Mexican Riviera, and my first Caribbean trip, beyond the Mexican waters. 4,151 more words

NOLA Favorites – Bars/Restaurants

New Orleans is one of my favorite cities – mainly because of its amazing food. My eating habits have definitely changed since moving to Louisiana. They definitely know how to cook down here and make anything taste good! 153 more words