The Battle of New Orleans – Lego Video

I cannot take any credit for this absolutely awesome video – all credit goes to the original creators and the late, great Johnny Horton for his stunning performance of “The Battle of New Orleans”. The song takes a cheeky approach to Andrew Jackson’s now famous battle during the War of 1812 – the battle took […]

A Pirates Look at NOLA

Rewind to 1977: I was sitting in the back of geometry class with the newest Fern Michaels paperback stuck in my text book.  I have always been an avid reader and in those teenage days much preferred romantic fiction to any type of math. (Actually, I still do.) On this day I had an empowering revelation […]

New Orleans, Louisiana by Erik Hastings

New Orleans Travel Show Live Host Erik Hastings tours New Orleans, Louisiana, one of America’s most sensual destinations, rich with history, culture, architecture, cuisine, music, and 24-hour entertainment. The French Quarter, Arts District, Garden District, Riverfront, and Downtown, are open for business and going strong with great attractions and values for visitors.   New Orleans […]

The LaLaurie Mansion – New Orleans French Quarter

This building is reputedly the most haunted site in the entire city of New Orleans, formerly the home of Madame Delphine LaLaurie and her 3rd husband Dr. Leonard Louis LaLaurie. Presently owned by Nicolas Cage, it has demonstrated more activity to guests on tours than any other site in the city. It has a history […]

Disneyland Railroad 7/19/2008 old-fashioned narrow-gauge

Hop on board an authentic steam train and ride around the park. There are stops in New Orleans Square, Mickey’s Toontown and Tomorrowland, as well as Main Street. This is one of Disneyland’s original 17 attractions. The 1.2 mile old-fashioned narrow-gauge steam train ride moves around the Park’s perimeter and includes a trip through the […]

SECRET NEW ORLEANS: TJ & Di w/Miss Marion Colbert of Tremé!

VIEUX CARRÉ CONFIDENTIAL! (series) episode #2! TJ Fisher and Di Harris adventures! Miss Marion demonstrates her New Orleanian attitude and bounce-back approach to life to TJ and Di: Shake the devil off your back! The secret wisdom for proper second-lining, survival, happiness in the moment and longevity. Miss Marion is a lifelong parishioner of St. […]

Mr. Carriere And Knucklehead

New Orleans is filled with plenty of colorful characters. This article “Mr. Carriere And Knucklehead” is just an example of one of them. There are additional links at the end of this article that will lead you to other sites that offer information about New Orleans attractions.   When you come to the New Orleans […]