When we think of New Orleans, we think about its diverse culture and steeped history, its centuries of tradition and elegant architecture, the lavish parades of Mardi Gras, and the rhythmic jazz festivals. Best of all, we think about its world-famous food; from seafood gumbo, jambalaya and chargrilled oysters, to sugar dusted beignets. With a city so timeless and full of adventure, it’s hard to know everything about New Orleans, but relax, we have you covered! Follow along with VAI as we take you on a fun, fascinating tour of the iconic, “Big Easy.”
Ever wonder when the first Mardi Gras parade took place, or why they call it Gumbo? How about the origins of New Orleans’ famous languages, French Creole and Cajun French? Journey with us as we explore words and phrases that New Orleanians speak, historical facts, details about your favorite NOLA foods, and more. Join us on our social media sites, and follow our hashtag #DYKNOLA
If you have questions about NOLA, we have the answers!