Articles Tagged ‘louisiana’

8 Seventeenth Century Pirate Haunts Still Open for Business

8 Seventeenth Century Pirate Haunts Still Open for Business September 19, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Co-Authored by the well-traveled and decidedly debonair Zain Iqbal! Walk into any Halloween party this year and you’re sure to see a bountiful number of Cap’n Jack Sparrows and corseted pirate wenches. Although it’s unclear how historically accurate these costumes may be, there are...

Louisiana Wants You To Know: Our Seafood Is Safe To Eat

Louisiana Wants You To Know: Our Seafood Is Safe To Eat June 8, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Perception is everything, and when it comes to seafood, who takes chances? The state of Louisiana — which, according to NPR, is the number one producer of shrimp, crawfish and oysters, and ships supplies to 30% of the USA — wants everyone to know that their seafood is safe to eat. Seafood...

Coast Guard To Ignite Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill

Coast Guard To Ignite Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill April 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When it comes to ecologically dangerous events, oil spills are right up there with other seemingly apocalyptic occurrences. Oil contaminates ecosystems, gets stuck to landmarks and wildlife, and is near impossible to remove, despite man’s best efforts and most diligent clean-up crews. The spill, which...