Photo at WINO by Yelp user Stephanie C.

Where to Drink Wine in New Orleans

New Orleans is full of fabulous places to find a glass of wine, a bite to eat, and maybe even somewhere to listen to live music. We’ve found the five best venues to drink wine in New Orleans for solo travelers and wine lovers alike. Wine Institute Of New Orleans (WINO) At WINO, you can make a solo stop for a glass of wine or Read More →

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The Best Airbnb in Berlin

Last summer I took a trip to Europe, stopping in London, Berlin and then to Wiesbaden, Germany for a wedding. In London I stayed in hotels, but when I got to Berlin I experienced my first (and maybe most amazing now looking back) Airbnb stay. The listing called the apartment a “hidden treasure” and that it was. The host Ben was fantastic with providing information Read More →

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Outfit Roundup: The Start of Summertime

Summer in New Orleans is hot! I try to wear light fabrics, such as cotton and linen, as much as possible. (Featured photo details: top from J.Crew, shorts from Current/Elliot, and bag from Kate Spade Saturday.) Below are the outfit details on a couple of my outfits from last month: Romper: Liv Los Angeles Shirt: H&M Shoes: French Connection Sunglasses: Funky Monkey Necklace: BaubleBar Dress: Comfy Read More →

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When and Where to Book Your Next Adventure

This post was originally written to appear on astridonthego.com. Each year I fly many times in the U.S. and abroad. With each destination, I seek out the best deal possible. Below are the best times and places to book travel for your upcoming adventure. When to Book The best day to book travel is Tuesday, which is technically the least expensive day to book depending on how far out Read More →

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Springtime Shots in New Orleans, Boston and Philadelphia

“I’m not going to lay down in words the lure of this place. Every great writer in the land, from Faulkner to Twain to Rice to Ford, has tried to do it and fallen short. It is impossible to capture the essence, tolerance, and spirit of south Louisiana in words and to try is to roll down a road of clichés, bouncing over beignets and Read More →

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5 Best Parks in New Orleans

Springtime in New Orleans is beautiful. The sun in shining most days and the parks are perfect. Get the details about five of the best parks in the city below: The Fly – Exposition Dr, New Orleans, LA 70118 Way uptown, on the edge of the Mississippi River, there is a mainly locals-only park that is known as the best place to enjoy your to-go Read More →

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Outfit Roundup: The Beginning of Spring

It’s Spring in New Orleans so although I would love to wear all black every day, I’ve added some new pieces to my wardrobe to fit in with the season. Full outfit details from the past week below: Hat: San Miguel, Mexico Top: Free People Pants: J Crew Shoes: Anthropologie Bag: Linea Pelle Collection Top: TJ Maxx Pants: J Brand Bag: Michael Kors Necklace: Bauble Read More →

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Must-See Festivals in New Orleans This April

It’s festival season in New Orleans– also known as Spring–meaning there is music in the (humid) air and event after event to attend. Below are a select few of the many festivals happening this April. Wednesday at the Square, Lafayette Square – April 1st (and April 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th) YLC Wednesday at the Square (W@TS) is a 12-week spring concert series with food and Read More →

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The Oldest Synagogue in New Orleans Turned into Lofts

In August 2014, a lucky dozen or so tenants moved into the newly renovated 147-year-old (now 148-year-old) Synagogue on Jackson Avenue in New Orleans. Developer Gregg Morris, originally from Los Angeles, converted the first floor into five units and the remaining units on the second and third floors were transformed into lofts. Through use of the city’s historic tax credit, Morris was able to renovate Read More →

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Sunday Stroll in the Lower Garden District

Top: Free People Skirt: TRF | Zara Shoes: Ivanka Trump Bag: Michael Kors