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Christmas New Orleans Style!

November 10th, 2012 by insideout

“It’s the holidays, which means you’re going to eat too much, shop too much and sleep too little. Why not do it in New Orleans?” Says the spokesman for the best New Orleans Christmas deal in 2012: Christmas New Orleans Style!

Take advantage of amazing savings during this special promotion at the most wonderful time of the year! Get out of the snow and into hot oysters off the grill, blended daiquiris on Bourbon and soul music in the streets. Welcome to Southern Louisiana – pick your passion!

If this sounds like the kind of escape you need, some of our member New Orleans bed and breakfasts are offering up to 30% off new-orleans-christmas-dealsduring December as part of the Christmas New Orleans Style promotion. Bed & breakfasts, including many historic properties, are celebrating the spirit of the season by offering fantastic ‘Papa Noel’ deals through December. Make your reservations in ideal locations throughout the French Quarter, Garden District and beyond. Enjoy Christmas New Orleans Style!

Some Papa Noel Deals for Christmas 2012:

We have member bed and breakfasts all over the city, including the French Quarter, Garden District, Mid-City, Treme and more. Each unique bed and breakfast has a special and unique offer. Some are sharing homemade cookies and mulled cider, others have free wine and beer during December. Still others have drastically reduced rates (as low as $89). But what you can be sure of is a beautifully decorated house, a warm and welcoming innkeeper and plenty of holiday cheer to go round!

Along with lodging deals, enjoy specials at restaurants as well. Famous eateries like Borgne, Pat O’Brien’s (home of the famous Hurricane drink), Galatoire’s and the Bombay Club are offering special meals starting at $30.

Look for more blogs coming up about the great Christmas time specials in New Orleans!

 

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

October 17th, 2011 by bbnola

Voodoo is a fascinating subject for a museum, if an unsettling one. Just what is it? Is it real? Is it dangerous? Find out the next time you visit New Orleans, with a trip to the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum.

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Learn about the fascinating history of Voodoo at the New Orleans Voodoo Museum.

Voodoo arrived in New Orleans with African people, back when the city was first founded. It has been here ever since, morphing and adapting to the civilization and culture of the new world. Its roots are ancient, but it is not a “dead” art; in New Orleans, Voodoo evolved into a fascinating blend of West African religion and Catholicism.

Many of the Africans who were transported to New Orleans during the early 18th century came from a region in West Africa that is today the Republic of Benin. The Fon people who lived there called spirits “Vodoun”. Spirits and ancestors were a big part of the world view of the Fon people, and they became a big part of Voodoo as it was practiced in and around New Orleans.

To spend time at the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum is to delve into one of the most fascinating aspects of New Orleans culture. The museum has helped people from all walks of life learn more about Voodoo. Without being pedantic, it presents a vast amount of information and artifacts.

Stop by the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum the next time you’re in town. It is located in the heart of the French Quarter, near several New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts. You may never be the same again.

Please visit the Historic Voodoo Museum for additional information.

Please visit our French Quarter Bed and Breakfasts for a list of inns near the museum.