Food: Glorious Southern Food

How can one visit the Deep South and not talk about food? Well, they can’t really. So here we go, the obligatory food post, in which we celebrate everything that is right with the world of Southern cuisine… (goats cheese, chicken, bacon, some kind of hash brown thing and fried green tomato. I’m not ashamed…

The Old Ursuline Convent: Most Haunted Place in the French Quarter?

Surrounded by a high fence and security cameras, the Old Ursuline Convent casts an ominous shadow over the French Quarter. Steeped in mystery, the Convent is linked to some of the most well-known ghost and vampire stories in New Orleans and, staring up at the locked attic windows, it isn’t difficult to see why… Catholicism is…

Elvis and New Orleans

One of the only things I love more than New Orleans is Elvis. Back in 2011, on my maiden solo voyage to the United States, on route to Graceland, I was able to visit the French Quarter for the first time and so, to my mind, the two are rather closely and fondly linked – they…