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“Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.”

-Bob Dylan

Planning a trip to New Orleans soon?

If so, you need to read this!


Greetings, friend! My name is Carlie Dayle, and I’m the blogger behind

Growing up in Louisiana meant going to New Orleans every chance I got. It’s the one and only place I feel truly at home.

And now, my life-long love of the Crescent City is your windfall!

In addition to my extensive itinerary for visiting New Orleans, I’ve put together a list of 40+ places to eat, play, drink, and shop in NOLA!

Find out where I find the best snoballs, poboys, and cocktails. And don’t miss my favorite tours, plantations, and museums!

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Want to know where to find the best Cajun & Creole Louisiana cuisine?

Or maybe you'd like to try the best poboy in town?

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Why Should New Orleans Be Your Next Destination?

New Orleans is unlike any other place I've ever been. Sounds of mirth and joy fill the air as jazz trumpets ring out both day and night. Parades of people fill the streets all year round in search of community, connection, and kicks. Join the fun day or night as the good times roll through historic alleys, courts, and quarters. Go ahead, #FollowYourNOLA

Who's this crazy lady giving all this away?

I'm a Louisiana girl through and through. But five years ago I packed up my car and headed West to California with my one true love. And we've never looked back!

My love of adventure didn't end there, either. I travel as often as I can, even with a stressful full-time job. I catalog my adventures in travel and living on my website in hopes that I can help inspire others to choose a life well-lived.

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