The NOLA Diaries – Day Three – Turtle Soup, Haunted Mansions and Lamb Neck

Upon waking up with a raging hangover, on my part as Flo has the gift of no-hangovers, we were determined to get up and make the most of the day. Flo’s parents suggested we treat ourselves to a lovely brunch at Brennan’s, as during their travels across America they remember having a lovely time there. Not only is Brennan’s an institution in New Orleans, Flo’s … Continue reading The NOLA Diaries – Day Three – Turtle Soup, Haunted Mansions and Lamb Neck

The NOLA Diaries – Day Two – Mardi Gras, $2,000 and grenades

On day two we found ourselves walking around an industrial estate in the hopes of finding Mardi Gras World, on crossing over a train track to what doesn’t seem to be a pedestrian friendly entrance, we finally found it. It’s not often you are surrounded by giant heads of football players, Elvis Presely, a flamingo and the devil upon entering a museum – but that’s … Continue reading The NOLA Diaries – Day Two – Mardi Gras, $2,000 and grenades

The NOLA Diaries- Day One -Banksy, the rude waitress and a bar crawl.

Flozzy and I went to NOLA – New Orleans, Louisiana – for nearly a week. Everyone said ‘that’s a long time to go for’, but we genuinely didn’t want to come back. We stayed in a hostel just off of St Charles Avenue called Auberge Nouvelle Orleans / AubergeNOLA, which I would highly recommend. It was my first experience staying in a hostel and since we … Continue reading The NOLA Diaries- Day One -Banksy, the rude waitress and a bar crawl.