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Jessica New Orleans

Visiting New Orleans and doing it right.

Mardi Gras floats are rolling right this second and so it may seem like poor timing for a guide to New Orleans.  Perhaps, you might reason, this is information that would have been more helpful to you a week ago.  But listen, Mardi Gras is a very special time in New Orleans but it isn’t […]

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Notting Hill Neighborhood Guide.

Unless you make it a point to avoid London or travel-based Instagram accounts, you have likely seen Notting Hill pop up all over the place lately.  Instagram has done for Notting Hill over the past 18-months what Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts did for it in 1999. (17 years later, I am still stopped on […]

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Venice by Jessica Bride

A Food Lovers Guide to Venice

Venice is known for a whole host of things:  Carnival.  Architecture.  George and Amal Clooney.  Water damage.  Striped shirts.  But sadly, despite its convenient location within Italy, it is not renowned for its food.  There is the increasingly common Instagram retreat held there, and food writer Skye McAlpine extolls the virtus of living La Dolce Vita […]

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A Weekend in Marfa, Texas

Marfa is a 1.4 square mile town in the southwest corner of Texas, near the border with Mexico, and in the midst of the Chihuahuan Desert.   It is, astonishingly, a Mecca for contemporary art lovers, collectors, gallerists and artists. It is also the next place you should visit in America. This town of just over 2,000 people […]

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What to do in New York City!

One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.  —Tom Wolfe I moved to New York City from New Orleans at 24 years old having never visited before.  The city immediately wrapped its high intensity arms around me and I recall very clearly my first […]

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Barbados & Bajan Cocktails

The school year ends and we are on a plane before the janitor turns off the lights.  Sure, we love New Orleans but both Nick and I have itchy feet and come the end of May our suitcases are talking to us.   For two years  now we have seized summer vacation as an opportunity […]

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