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Bourbon Street in the French Quarter is a great place to grab a drink.

10 tips for getting the most out of your trip to New Orleans

From creative cocktails to unique streets, New Orleans has plenty to offer. Here are 10 tips for if you're planning a trip to the popular city.
Is this Carnival or Mardi Gras?

Brazil’s Carnival and New Orleans’ Mardi Gras happen at the same time. Can you guess which picture is from which?

Brazil's Carnival and New Orleans' Mardi Gras happen around the same time every year, but each one has its own elaborate traditions.
Working as a bartender during Mardi Gras isn't easy.

From 16-hour shifts to wild crowds, here’s what it’s like to work as a bartender during Mardi Gras

Working as a bartender during Mardi Gras isn't easy. From long hours to intense crowds, here's what a Mardi Gras bartender has to deal with.
Mardi Gras is a time when New Orleans comes alive.

17 bars you need to visit if you’re in New Orleans for Mardi Gras

If you're looking for a place to celebrate this Mardi Gras season, here are some of our most festive New Orleans' bar suggestions.

13 of the best places to visit if you’re planning a vacation in February

Vacation destinations like Maui, Rio de Janiero, and Bejing are just a few of the best places to visit in February.
In Britain and other Commonwealth countries, Shrove Tuesday is traditionally celebrated by eating pancakes.

Why Shrove Tuesday is called Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday and occurs on February 13 in 2018.