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Must See New Orleans

It’s hard to make a short list of things you absolutely must do and see in New Orleans. My boyfriend and I drove down from Arkansas to New Orleans, stopping for the night and a quick tour in Vicksburg, before picking my parents up at the airport and heading into the city. We only had a few days for our trip and spent most of our time in the French Quarter so we tried to focus on the things we wanted to see the most.

I should mention that traveling with a severe asthmatic, my dad, does have its considerations. New Orleans is a bit challenging for obvious reasons, with humidity and water damage causing mold and mildew that can really set him off. Instead of risking it by staying at a small, quaint hotel or apartment like many who visit New Orleans do, we stayed in the Hilton Riverside. The CBD is a great area to call home base, since it’s centrally located and close to the French Quarter.

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Visit New Orleans for the Festgials Conference
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A Conference with a Side of New Orleans – Sponsored

This post is sponsored by Festigals, a non-profit women’s conference in New Orleans that raises money for breast cancer research while empowering women. All opinions are my own.

You might remember that last November, I made a short jaunt to New Orleans with my boyfriend and met my parents there for a family vacation. We spent a few days in New Orleans and really enjoyed our time there! I’d love to return eventually and conferences are always a good excuse for business-sponsored travel. (I’ll be recapping my visit tomorrow, so be sure to check back for my must-see picks.)

Festigals is a conference I can get behind. I know, I know, it’s not a blogger conference. But sometimes, you need to venture out of the blogging world and go to other kinds of conferences. And New Orleans is a pretty amazing place to have a conference!

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