Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tips for First Timers going to Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Mardi Gras time is one of the most fun times of year in New Orleans. Carnival season starts on January 6th also known as Three Kings Day, Epiphany, or Twelve Night. This day starts the first carnival parade with the Phunny Phorty Phellows Streetcar Ride. This krewe has been heralding in the carnival since 1878. There is also the Joan of Arc parade that parades through the French Quarter. This year (2018) the parades will really swing into full carnival fun starting on February 2nd a full 12 days before Fat Tuesday itself!

The tips below will help you prepare for your trip in many ways you probably didn't even think of. Have fun and Laissez les bon temps rouler (Let the good times roll)!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

My Favorite Restaurants In New Orleans


People always ask me where they should eat when they go to New Orleans. There are so many wonderful restaurants I can not name them all but here are some of my favorites and one local favorite I have yet to visit. Enjoy!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Living The Mazda Spirit

Buying a car is more than just picking out interiors and how much horsepower it has but more importantly how it makes you feel.  Mazda lives by the motto, “Hashiru Yorokobi” the “exhilaration and liberation felt from being moved.”  They believe that “We exist to make people experience the unique Mazda feeling of exhilaration, joy and wellbeing that will enrich their everyday lives and make them smile.”  Have you ever heard a car manufacturer talk about how you feel in the car except for asking if the seat is positioned correctly?  I certainly have never heard anyone explain how they make cars the way Mazda does.  

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

How to Stay Fit When Traveling

Trying to stay fit and healthy can be challenging when traveling. I always tell my clients that the goal should be to maintain, not gain while away. And while I am an advocate for living life and enjoying all that is has to offer, going on vacation shouldn’t become a free for all to throw in the towel when it comes to health and fitness.