New Orleans is famous around the world for its annual Mardi Gras festival, but did you know it also comes alive during spring break? The wealth of bars, eclectic culture and incredible music make it a favorite among college students looking to cut loose, along with adults looking to get away for a week.
Bourbon Street is well known for its bustling nightlife, which somehow manages to come even more alive during the spring when thousands of spring breakers descend upon the city’s most famous road. Here you’ll find dozens of bars blaring music and offering delicious drinks, while filled to the brim with partiers. Beach on Bourbon is the place to go if you’re looking to bust a move, while Razoo offers a somewhat less crazy atmosphere, though still packed.
During the day there’s tons to see around town. Explore the French Quarter and its beautiful architecture, or wander around and visit any of the dozens of eclectic shops. It might be fun to explore the city’s voodoo history and have your palm read. There are also plenty of outdoor activities to be had, especially along the Mississippi River. Take a boat tour or simply stroll along the harbor.
While New Orleans might not offer the greatest beaches in the country, it’s a wonderful option for anyone looking to get a little wild in one of the most culturally rich cities on Earth.
Travel to Africa can be daunting for those unfamiliar with the culture so different from our home. However, it’s also one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences available to travelers. If you’re unsure where to begin, here are the safest countries on the continent to begin with.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Being stuck in the middle seat on an airplane is hardly anyone’s first choice, but for travelers who aren’t willing to shell out extra bucks to choose their own seat, the middle seat may be randomly assigned to them. However, there are a few ways to make the most of this situation and breeze through the flight with the most comfortable experience possible.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.