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Worth The Trip: Mardi Gras Museum

Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Louisiana to participate in the extravagance known as Mardi Gras . Blaring Zydeco, flying beads, and outrageous outfits are just a few images brought to mind. But, few know of the rich customs and colorful traditions that make up Carnival Season beyond the…

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Turducken

There are lots of unique and interesting culinary delights that have their origins in South Louisiana. From filé and fricassee, to cous-cous and a Cochon de Lait, traditional Cajun cuisine may seem bizarre to some at first, but once you try it, there’s no doubting that it’s downright delicious. If…

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Trip Advisor Says: Best Pizza in Lake Charles

Pizza is awesome. It’s a great choice any night of the week. It’s so popular that the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the biggest pizza nights of the year across the country. I get it, who wants to cook a meal the night before the biggest feast day of the year?! Not me. So if you’re looking…

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Planning Your Lake Charles Holiday Getaway

This winter, get in the spirit by joining in Southwest Louisiana’s beloved Cajun Christmas traditions – the ones locals have loved for years. The Cajun Christmas season will be bright and merry with magical holiday light displays, theatre shows, parades, shopping festivals and of course, seasonal…

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Lost Landmarks of Lake Charles

History buffs visiting Lake Charles will appreciate the efforts of the Calcasieu Historical Preservation Society. Three years ago, this group initiated the Lost Landmarks project. The program strives to preserve the history of significant buildings, once a vital part of the Lake Charles community…

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12 things Louisianans are Thankful For

Every November on Facebook, I see all my family and friends use the month to list out the things they are thankful for. What a great idea! But for the purpose of this blog, I’m not just going to list out what I’m thankful for – but what I believe all Louisianans are thankful for. Here we go……

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