How to Do Mardi Gras Without Being Asked to Lift Your Shirt!

Don’t get us wrong – we LOVE New Orleans. But the thought of wading into a Big Easy Mardi Gras is something better left to young whippersnappers.

We took the rural route and learned about the wonderful goings-on in Cajun Country – what they call the REAL Mardi Gras!

Courir de Mardi Gras involves costumed men dancing on horseback, begging, and chicken chasing!

La Grande Boucherie des Cajuns A tradition older than Mardi Gras, is a communal hog butcher and meat fest.

Fais do-do See what Cajuns do once the kids go to bed… CONTINUE READING >>

Don’t get us wrong – we LOVE New Orleans. But the thought of wading into a Big Easy Mardi Gras is something better left to young whippersnappers.

We took the rural route and learned about the wonderful goings-on in Cajun Country – what they call the REAL Mardi Gras!

Courir de Mardi Gras involves costumed men dancing on horseback, begging, and chicken chasing!

La Grande Boucherie des Cajuns A tradition older than Mardi Gras, is a communal hog butcher and meat fest.

Fais do-do See what Cajuns do once the kids go to bed… CONTINUE READING >>

Midnight at the Oasis of Laughlin, Nevada

In all of our casino camper travels, we never made it to one of Nevada’s most popular RV destinations, Laughlin. Recently, in keeping with our New Year’s idea of exploring a little closer to home, we decided to rectify that oversight… CONTINUE READING >> 

In all of our casino camper travels, we never made it to one of Nevada’s most popular RV destinations, Laughlin. Recently, in keeping with our New Year’s idea of exploring a little closer to home, we decided to rectify that oversight… CONTINUE READING >> 

First Setting Eyes on Île Tintamarre

It’s not often that we find a place completely unknown to us, but Île Tintamarre is one we found hiding in plain sight. Join us as we explore the quirky history of this intriguing little land just off the Northeast coast of of Saint Martin… CONTINUE READING >> 

It’s not often that we find a place completely unknown to us, but Île Tintamarre is one we found hiding in plain sight. Join us as we explore the quirky history of this intriguing little land just off the Northeast coast of of Saint Martin… CONTINUE READING >> 

Look out below! Holding Our Breath Beneath the BVI

There is an amazing world of colors and scenery, along with an incredible collection of marine wildlife, to be discovered beneath the crystal blue waters of the British Virgin Islands… CONTINUE READING >> 

There is an amazing world of colors and scenery, along with an incredible collection of marine wildlife, to be discovered beneath the crystal blue waters of the British Virgin Islands… CONTINUE READING >> 

The British Isles… Virgin That Is

In the Caribbean, often the best places to visit are not the ones that are easily accessible to most tourists. If you come on a cruise ship you are likely to miss many of them as you hurry from one major port to the next…

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In the Caribbean, often the best places to visit are not the ones that are easily accessible to most tourists. If you come on a cruise ship you are likely to miss many of them as you hurry from one major port to the next…

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