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Trippy Award Winners Announced
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Trippy Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Travel Bug Robert for his recent win at the oh-so-prestigious Trippy Awards as Filmmaker of the Year over at Trip Films. Rob uploaded a whopping 32 videos in 2010 alone, documenting trips in such places as L.A., Brussels and Ireland. In honor of the end of Mardi Gras, […]

Fat Tuesday 2011: Mardi Gras By The Numbers
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Fat Tuesday 2011: Mardi Gras By The Numbers

In celebration of Fat Tuesday 2011 and the end of Mardi Gras (Mardi Gras is the last Tuesday before the beginning of the Lent season that kicks off with tomorrow’s Ash Wednesday), I though we’d take a look at Mardi Gras by the numbers as it effects New Orleans. According […]

Why Can’t More Cities Be More Like New Orleans?
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Why Can’t More Cities Be More Like New Orleans?

After a bumpy ride through water damaged roads and partially boarded up houses, our taxi deposited us in a crowded and lively Jackson Square, the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Jazz, the heartbeat of this area, poured out of storefront speakers, screamed from portable CD players, and blended mercilessly […]

Visiting The New Orleans Of “Treme”
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Visiting The New Orleans Of “Treme”

This week GoNomad heads way down south to New Orleans to check out the many locales and characters that crop up in HBO’s new drama, “Treme.” Watching “Treme,” as I’ve been doing the last couple of weeks, I’ve found myself thinking about how there’s very little that’s as an effective […]

Road Trip: New Orleans Style
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Road Trip: New Orleans Style

Still recovering from that bender known as Katrina, a road trip to the Big Easy reveals how New Orleans isn’t letting a little hangover prevent it from enjoying life, just like it always has. By Ted Hesson We decided to take a road trip for several reasons: moving, freelance work, […]