Thursday, July 24, 2014
You may know that Louisiana was named for French King Louis XIV. The territory was named in his honor by French explorer La Salle, who claimed the territory to the west of the Mississippi River in the 1680s for France. The huge...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Today I am giving you a little crash course in some uniquely-Louisiana terms so that, as a savvy traveler, you can blend in with the locals. Where better to begin than with one of Louisiana’s favorite pastimes: food.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
When I’m on the road with travel journalists from around the world, I field a sea of questions about Louisiana. From general questions about the state’s history and the culture to specific ones about our music, swamps, the...