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Exploring New Orleans' French Quarter, One Classic Cocktail at a Time

by Joanne Sasvari. Posted Jul 29th 2013 03:00 PM

The room is spinning. I gaze suspiciously at the Vieux Carré cocktail in front of me, wondering just how strong it actually is. And then I realize it's not the room that's spinning --- it's me or, rather, the bar at which I am sitting.
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New Orleans Tours: Five Great Ways to See the Big Easy (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jan 22nd 2013 11:45 AM
Going to the Big Easy for the big game? These five New Orleans tours show off this great American city.

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Six New Orleans French Quarter Hotels for Everyone

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Feb 8th 2011 02:12 PM
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Boutique, bed and breakfast or well-known tower: there are plenty of places to rest your weary feet in the French Quarter and one for every type of person. Regardless of whether you're a Mardi Gras visitor, a family of travelers, or just looking to get away for the weekend, the perfect New Orleans French Quarter hotel is waiting for you.
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Loyola University New Orleans

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Feb 7th 2011 03:03 PM
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While New Orleans' Tulane University receives significant press for its contributions to medicine and its popularity among applicants, the small Jesuit Loyola University New Orleans shouldn't be forgotten. Renowned for its law school, Loyola New Orleans is one of the largest Jesuit universities in the southern U.S. and features an impressive 10:1 student to faculty ratio according to The Princeton Review.
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Bourbon Street, New Orleans: Party Central

by Gerard Walen. Posted Feb 2nd 2011 02:41 PM
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During the day, visitors, residents and their families quietly linger over cups of chicory or meander through the cobblestone streets to browse in funky local shops, all while being bathed in the historical ambience of Bourbon Street. New Orleans' French Quarter comes to life after dark, especially along this boulevard of debauchery.

You'll definitely want to leave the babies with the babysitter before you go to experience the adults-only atmosphere of public drinking, likely profanity and possible partial nudity on Bourbon Street after dark.
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