City Guide New Orleans, USA

Visiting New Orleans

It is often said that New Orleans is like no other city in the US and the second you arrive you’ll see what they mean. It is literally heaving with activity all year round and the fascinating mix of culture which exists there greatly adds to the colour and atmosphere of this remarkable location.

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New Orleans City Reviews

  • 90%


    Great spot to visit

    The live music is a fantastic experience even for people with no Jazz or Blues preference. Frenshmen street is definitively the best place to go out. In every bar there is a band playing music and the best, it ismostly for free. Good place to visit beside the French quarter is magazine street. There you can find very good restaurants and cool shops. If you visit New Orleans more than one or two days, its really recommendable to go to the swamps. Its a nice change from the city life.

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    More tacky than expected, but lively (very magaluf-esque)

    Frenchman street was fantastic, more typical of traditional new Orleans with jazz bars and nice restaurants. Bourbon street is very tacky, like Aiya Napa or Magaluf in Europe, it has lots of people on the street trying to get you in to drink in the bars. Very loud and busy street. Streetcars are great and not expensive.

    Insider Tip:When on Bourbon street look after your belongings, we had an iphone stolen from inside our friends bag while in a bar (they unzipped her bag while she was wearing it!) Go to Frenchman street and at city park rent a 4 person bike.

  • 90%


    New Orleans

    New Orleans is a great place to visit. It has a lot of culture and places to party if that is what you are into. Even if you are not Bourbon street is still interesting to see.

    Insider Tip:Don't go in August thought it was quite hot.

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    New Orleans was a blast and incredibly beautiful. I loved it and I look very much forward to returning to this beautiful city.

    Insider Tip:The place to go to for amazing music is Frenchmen st. Also, if you have a vehicle and enjoy great craft beer, then visit the Abita Brewery in Abita Springs, LA only an hour outside of the city.

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    Favorite City Ever

    I think NOLA is overlooked as one of the top cities to explore in the USA. I have been to NYC, LA, Vegas, Memphis, Philly, ect but nothing can compare to NOLA. The food, the culture, the atmosphere, the views and the people are all encompassed into one big awesome experience. I've been twice in 10 months, and will definitely be back. Try all the food, explore all the places and get drunk on Bourbon!

    Insider Tip:While waiting for luggage, have someone wait in the long taxi line. The Grenade drinks are as mind blurring as they are rumored to be. Check groupon and foursquare for food deals!

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