The Carousel Bar – New Orleans, Louisiana

Must be 21 to ride. Deep in The French Quarter in the lovely Monteleone Hotel is The Carousel Bar. Installed in 1949, the Carousel Bar is a 25-seat bar. Pulled by a chain, it is powered by a 1/4 horsepower motor and turns on 2,000 steel rollers. One complete revolution is made every 15 minutes. … Continue reading The Carousel Bar – New Orleans, Louisiana

Le Pavillon Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans on the corner of Poydras and Barrone is a 10 story hotel on the National Register of Historic Places that just oozes history. In 1907, the building was opened as a hotel. It was renamed 6 years later. During the Time of Prohibition, the hotel was popular with dignitaries and the rich … Continue reading Le Pavillon Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana

Napoleon House – New Orleans, Louisiana

I love this place. While sitting at the Napoleon House you can get lost in time - maybe the present, maybe centuries ago. With all the history in this one location, Time deserves a few minutes of yours for reflection in a place like this. The Napoleon House is a unique 200-year-old landmark. The first … Continue reading Napoleon House – New Orleans, Louisiana

Arnaud’s – New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans, the Three Grand Dames of French Quarter dining are Antoine's, Galatoire's and Arnaud's. All three are on my Foodie Bucket List. Since I was only going to be in town 1 day, I could only pick 1 for this visit and it was going to be for Sunday Brunch. I messaged my … Continue reading Arnaud’s – New Orleans, Louisiana

The Myrtles Plantation – St. Francisville, Louisiana

Deep in Louisiana between Alexandria and Baton Rouge is one of America's most haunted locations - The Myrtles Plantation. When you are going to The Myrtles, your GPS cannot find it.  It will take you to every location around it, but not there. Eventually, you make it.  When you drive up to the house, the landscape takes you … Continue reading The Myrtles Plantation – St. Francisville, Louisiana