Long After Halloween, The Spirits Are Alive in LA

Long After Halloween, The Spirits Are Alive in LA

Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean that all the ghosts have hung up their sheets and packed it in until next October 31. As a matter of fact, quite a few are still plying their trade, haunting visitors at various locations all over Louisiana. If you still haven’t had your fill of ghostly encounters, there's no better place to be than Louisiana for truly haunted locations: One of the places you must visit is The Myrtles Plantation located in St. Francisville, a beautiful, quaint town not far from Baton Rouge. The…Read more
The National World War II Museum: an American (and New Orleans) Treasure

The National World War II Museum: an American (and New Orleans) Treasure

 photo credit: Dsdugan I recently had the opportunity to visit the incredible National World War II Museum in New Orleans.   It was one of my most memorable stops while staying in the Warehouse District this summer, which I wrote about previously (read it here.)   The sprawling National World War II Museum opened on June 6, 2000, the 56th anniversary of D-Day, and was originally called the National D-Day Museum. It is located in downtown New Orleans, and contains five pavilions on a six-acre campus. The museum is a remembrance and celebration of the major contributions and sacrifices Americans made during…Read more