Stay in bright areas where you can see people and you can be seen. Everyone expects a tip, from the tour guides to bands on the street and in restaurants. There are Reveillon dinner menus in the restaurants throughout the month of December. I loved it so much I have an entire article devoted just to , so check it out! The French Quarter is now thronged with tourists, the Garden District sparkles, and neighborhoods like the Bywater and the Warehouse District are energized with youthful energy and exciting restaurants. This makes New Orleans a very reasonably-priced destination for the holidays.
So when it comes to shopping I value going solo for the efficiency! Make sure to make a reservation. Apparently it has gotten more dangerous. Check your phone model to see if it has something similar. For starters here are three unmissable institutions. A post-Hurricane Katrina tour was very interesting. Leslie, a tells the story of New Orleans in an informative, really funny and comprehensive manner; she loves her adopted city and is a one gal band representating New Orleans. For what it's worth, I even walked that route at night and am still here to tell the tale.
Not just for the places but for the tips given to a lone traveller like me. If you like the artistic and the quirky, you will find it there. You could be fooled with this gorgeous property, built in 1907, during the Gilded Age. Do your friends or family know anyone there? I got to see the coastline specifically near Florence, Oregon with rocks sitting on the beach several stories tall, temperate rain forests not all rain forests are tropical with trees hugging the cliff sides maybe 1000 feet steep if not more, sliding down to the beautiful blue ocean. Take a cab there to Frenchmen Street and take a cab back. I enjoyed a good evening trip on a Paddle Steamer.
Get up and close with a variety of animals, and you can also try the tour at night. Be sure to check out the verified solo travel reviews. Moab is a perfect example of that. A few shops have museum quality pieces on display. In general, the area from Canal Street east to the French Market and north as far as Bourbon Street has a lot of people traffic and tourist stuff, so you would probably spend most of your time there and not run into any issues. This crescent by the Gulf passed from French to Spanish and back to French hands before becoming part of the States in 1803.
Since I'm going this Friday, could you let me know the answer to a few questions? A colleague of mine turned the wrong way out of his exclusive hotel, then turned a corner - at 7 pm. Brave the Bayou: Ready for adventure? Pierre Brulatour was one of the founders of Universal Pictures. Today, Reveillon is celebrated throughout the month of December with special prix fixe menus in many of the restaurants of New Orleans. The shop owner is funny and friendly, which is always a plus. I really enjoyed my time there, and felt plenty safe! I will arrive in New Orleans on early Saturday afternoon and leave Tuesday late morning, so I will only have two full days there. They make great souvenirs and take up little space. Seattle offers neighborhoods with distinct character, food from any culture you can imagine, fantastic museums, and gorgeous public parks.
So there must be some merit to that, but I never felt unsafe. Take a boat ride through these swamps. People will advise the French Quarter is safe, but I have read it has one of the highest crime rates in the city, although maybe more for theft than armed robbery. Some of the best shopping is in the French Quarter. It is a great way to just spend some very necessary quality time alone, which we all need! But that's just the tip of the iceberg; get out and eat authentic Cajun food, ride a streetcar with your honey, hit blackjack at Harrah's, wander through crumbling cemeteries, or stumble home on cobblestone streets as saxophones cut through the air. Use the same common sense you would use at home. For more information on Solo Travel Destinations New Orleans, see For other options, please go back to.
It's hard to give advice on tours, restaurants, music, shows and bars without knowing more about you. Charles streetcar was not operating on Saturday, so I took the bus to Garden District. Lacey wrought iron work graces the balconies. Oregon coast: One of the most breathtaking views and experiences I have ever had was a rare sunny day along the Oregon coast. It was nice to be somewhere quiet and out of the madness as well.
Try a yoga or meditation class, head there during Pride or Outside Lands music festival, or see some live music. Look at how the universe looks out, my heart was so happy! Las Vegas, Nevada Vegas, baby! They have a very nice buffet breakfast included in the price. Held in May, Susan Spicer: One of the best chefs on the planet, Susan Spicer, has owned a few restaurants in New Orleans including the award winning Bayona, which is a mandatory stop every time I'm in the city. This restaurant is owned by the Brennans, long-time local restauranteurs. I got the impression that people in New Orleans really don't fully wake up until around noon-- haha.
I can't speak to actual crime rates because I don't feel like googling them, I'm just saying it looked and felt safer this weekend than any of my previous visits. I got to meet up and hang out with him. Creole gumbo and jambalaya, literal melting pots of flavor, are the most iconic dishes to come out of this cultural diverse region. Please note that while we have advertising clients promoting destinations, products, services, trips and tours on Solo Traveler and that we endeavour to only work with companies in which we have confidence, we are not responsible for the delivery or quality of their products or services. I am so happy I did! It's not the kind of hotel that advertises.
He was immediately accosted by two young men with a gun who forced him to lie on the round, took his wallet and watch and were threatening to shoot him when a cop car turned the corner. If you're getting unwanted attention, don't head into a dark alley to get away. My legs and shins were hurting 3 days after my trip! She was a free mixed-race woman and Voodoo priestess during the time of slavery and from what I learned, a total boss. You might want to check on the trolley. I went on tours, visited museums and cemeteries, and listened to live music up and down Bourbon Street. There are two main things I do to stay safe when I travel — one is to avoid walking alone in any parts of the city that are quiet and dark, like any alleyways, and to limit my alcohol intake.