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16 Best Things to do in New Orleans with teenager in tow

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Louisiana’s great gastronomic tradition – Crawfish Boils

In Louisiana, crawfish season begins in February and coincides with the carnival season - and New Orlean's epic Mardi Gras celebrations. That’s the official start of Louisiana’s great gastronomic tradition - Crawfish Boils. First boils of the season are usually held...

10 Reasons to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is called the ‘greatest free show on earth’. The Carnival season which begins on Jan 6th and ends on Fat Tuesday is a time of great revelry in New Orleans and Mardi Gras is its great culmination. Mardi Gras legends talk about visitors who...

Buzzed! Best Drinks of 2017

Right on the heels of Best Eats of 2017, we have made a list of the Best Drinks of 2017. We sampled a range of beers, wines, smoothies, fruit juices, coffees, and teas throughout the year; some of these were just classics. We also went through a lot of Moscow Mules,...

Dotted Globe’s Best Eats of 2017 – Foodgasm Alert!

We’re doing something new and super exciting! As you all know, C and I are great foodies and so is S-Boy. We love trying new foods, especially when traveling and enjoy eating local cuisines, fusion foods, and novelty drinks. We keep checking out iconic eateries, hot...

15 Best Things to do in Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso is a colorful, graffiti haven on the coast of Chile. Less than 2 hrs away from Santiago, this port city boasts of vibrant murals and art covering its twisting and climbing alleys. Known amongst locals and travelers as Valpo, the city has quaint cafes at...

10 Best Things to do in Easter Island, Chile

Have you heard of Easter Island only in relation to the great Moai and wondering about other things to do on Easter Island? Located in the Polynesian triangle and thousands of miles away from nearest land mass, this tiny island is the most remote inhabited place on...

Desert camping in a Bedouin tent in Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum in Jordan is the surreal red rock desert popularized by the movie, Lawrence of Arabia. Many tourists spend couple of hours to a day in this spectacular landscape, also known as the Valley of the Moon. C & I wanted to truly experience Wadi Rum, so we decided...

Visiting Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson

Dry Tortugas National Park is one of the most remote and difficult to access national parks in the country. The park is home to the magnificent 19th century Fort Jefferson, rich and diverse marine life, breathtaking turquoise waters, excellent snorkeling and diving...

Rambling guide to Tarpon Springs, Florida & delectable Hellas

Tarpon Springs is a quiet, coastal town with azure blue water and sponge diving boats. The town has its own Sponge Dock and Hellas, Tarpon Springs and other bakeries sell baklavas and Greek pastries. The locals greet each other in Greek and the delicious smell of...

A perfect day in Chicago, the Windy City

Chicago has been inspiring architects, writers, celebrities, locals and tourists since decades. The Windy City rose from its own ashes, like the mythical phoenix, after the Great Chicago Fire and continues to soar into the sky even today. Frank Lloyd Wright, the great...

5 Best Ways to photograph the Treasury at Petra

The ancient Nabataean city of Petra, carved in red sandstone cliffs, has captured the imagination of visitors the world over since it’s rediscovery in early 19th century. The walk through the Siq to the Treasury is cherished by all travelers to Petra and the first...

Searching for gastronomic nirvana among Mumbai’s iconic eateries

*This is Part 1 of a 3 part series on 'Searching for gastronomic nirvana among Mumbai's iconic eateries' and follows my journey through the Irani food scene in Mumbai's Marine Lines and Churchgate area. Rest of the series following shortly.  Mumbai is the proud foodie...

Mount Rushmore National Memorial ‘The shrine of Democracy’

C & I exited the last tunnel on Iron Mountain Road and I could see the legendary faces carved in stone on the opposite mountain. We were driving through the Black Hills in South Dakota and heading towards Mt Rushmore to visit the holy shrine of democracy. Mt Rushmore...

Jordan Itinerary: Plan 5, 7 or 10 Days Self-drive Trip Today!

Are you looking for the perfect Jordan itinerary to explore this cultural destinations? You have come to the right place. Planning a trip to Jordan is easy because of short distances between major attractions. In this article we have listed ideas and recommendations...