Articles by Eva Langston

Beat the Crowds at Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Beat the Crowds at Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 16, 2010 | Culture/History, New Orleans | Read More
Mardi Gras is perhaps the most misunderstood aspect of New Orleans culture. Sure, it can be a debauchery-filled fest on Bourbon Street, but really, Mardi Gras is as wild or as family-friendly as you want to make it. To locals, Mardi Gras is a season that begins the day after the Epiphany and ends on...

New Orleans for the Holidays

New Orleans for the Holidays December 3, 2009 | New Orleans | Read More
The Christmas season is a great time to visit New Orleans.  With temperatures in the low 40s to mid-60s, it’s chilly, but still mild enough to enjoy being outside.  During December, the city really dresses up, from festive hotel lobbies to holiday events and caroling. If you can’t afford to stay...

Vampires and Voodoo: Halloween in New Orleans

Vampires and Voodoo: Halloween in New Orleans October 27, 2009 | New Orleans | Read More
There’s nothing the people of New Orleans like better than putting on costumes and hitting the streets.  That’s why Halloween is one of best times for a visit to the Crescent City.  The October weather is sunny and beautiful, and with temperatures in 70s by day and 60s by night, you won’t...