12 Hours in New Orleans with Sonia Gil

posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 8:32:42 AM

You might have noticed from our New Orleans blog posts that we’re in love with the Big Easy. That’s why Vacations by Marriott Vacation Blog is pleased to introduce friend and “Vlogger” Sonia Gil, who in the accompanying New Orleans video spends 12 hours providing a nice introduction to the city.

The day begins with coffee and a cannoli, followed by a streetcar ride over to Jackson Square, where the Louisiana Purchase was signed way back in 1803. Next, Sonia finds a great Po Boy sandwich, and hops a pedicab for some shopping in the French Quarter.

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How Well Do You Know New Orleans Quiz

posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at 8:22:24 AM

With all the amazing creole restaurants lining the streets of this historic city, be careful not to fill up on the sugary beignets from the French Quarter too quickly. In town for the Mardi Gras celebration? Did you know the original Mardi Gras was celebrated in not New Orleans, but Mobile, AL? There’s so much to learn about the southern city before you visit. Test your knowledge with our New Orleans Quiz, then book your trip to the Big Easy with Vacations by Marriott today.

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