In this episode, Laura McKenzie sojourns to the deep South! Join our favorite fearless travel connoisseur on her unforgettable southern tour as she feeds ‘gators, explores historic sugar cane plantations, and kicks up her heels to the zany beats of zydeco! New Orleans is usually the first stop, and the French Quarter is where it all started! The latticed balconies and Spanish styled courtyards are the city’s trademark, and its laidback attitude earned the city its nickname: The Big Easy! New Orleans is a great place to base yourself for anything Southern Louisiana has to offer – from Creole and Cajun cuisine to fascinating sights and history.
And don’t forget that this is a place that likes to party… whether it’s Mardi Gras or a night of that famous New Orleans jazz. Also some very unusual adventures on a Swamp tour! They say if you don’t like the weather in Southern Louisiana, just wait a half hour;it’ll change. Add a southern sugarcane plantation to your itinerary for a step back in time. Historic plantations dot the rolling green countryside of Southern Louisiana. Many offer guided tours of the grounds, and several even operate as bed and breakfasts. There is so much to see in New Orleans and Southern Louisiana is a fantastic vacation destination. There’s history, great architecture, amazing hotels, food to die for, and that incredible New Orleans jazz.