Tag Archives: Louisiana

New Iberia Welcomes Cajun RVera

The newest RV park in Cajun Country, Cajun RVera celebrated its grand opening during the Cajun Hot Sauce Festival weekend, April 11–13, held at neighboring SugArena multi-purpose facility in New Iberia. Campers enjoyed live entertainment, swimming, floating in the lazy … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras & History of Doughnuts

The history of doughnuts is intrinsically linked to the celebration of Mardi Gras with Fat Tuesday featuring dough deep-fried in fat as a main staple. Over the centuries the period of penitence and fasting known as Lent, gave rise to … Continue reading

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Five More Must-Have Louisiana Souvenirs

In an earlier post, I detailed Five Must-Have Louisiana Souvenirs. Take a piece of Louisiana on the road with you and tuck these five additional Bayou State souvenirs into your RV. 1. Louisiana-Made Hot Sauce Since Cajuns like their food … Continue reading

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Five Must-Have Louisiana Souvenirs

Louisiana’s landscape and history create a culinary tradition unlike any place else—and that makes it the perfect RV getaway for anyone who loves to eat. But there is more to the Cajun appeal than just the food. Tuck these five … Continue reading

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5 More Things You May Not Know About Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras. Two little words with an infinitely large explanation. For different people it’s different things—an event, an idea, a day, a way of life, piece of history, state holiday, or a million parades and countless memories. 1. King Cake One of … Continue reading

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Think You Know Mardi Gras? 5 Things You May Not Know

Do you know the meaning of krewe? Or the origin of Mardi Gras? Here you will find 10 things to know about Mardi Gras to make your Carnivale the best! Think you know Mardi Gras? Spectacular parades with beautiful and … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Defined: Speak Like a Local

It’s Mardi Gras time! Are you ready? There are a few terms you will hear throughout Mardi Gras. Familiarize these terms before you embark upon the revelry and you will understand everything going on around you and know how to … Continue reading

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Dance For a Chicken at a Cajun Country Mardi Gras

Mark Twain once wrote that a traveler “has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans.” Of the thousands of festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada, none tops Mardi Gras. Spectacular parades, unbelievable costumes, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Brewery Trail: Covington Brewhouse

Most people do not think about German heritage when they think about Louisiana. They may remember the state’s French, Spanish, or even Italian ties, but seldom do they recall the German influence. However, Germans settled in Louisiana as well, which … Continue reading

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Louisiana Brewery Trail: NOLA Brewing Company

Following Hurricane Katrina, Kirk Coco contemplated how to give back to the city he loved most. He realized that the city lacked breweries, which used to be numerous in New Orleans, and he wanted to bring at least a part … Continue reading

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