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The best New Orleans po boys

by LFBrailey 2 weeks ago - last edited 2 weeks ago


The po boy is so much more than a humble sandwich – it’s a NOLA institution. At its best, the po boy – or poor boy – is a great leveller, capturing the essence of the city’s cultural melting pot and slamming it between two slices of French bread. We’ve tracked down the best po boy places in the city, from old-school counter joints like Sammy’s to upscale restaurants like Red Fish Grill.


On business in New OrleansAn exhilarating, colourful whirlwind of a city, known for its 1920s architecture and Southern hospitality, New Orleans is a great place to find yourself on business. From rib-sticking Creole cuisine to where to get yourself a classic Sazerac cocktail, make the most of your time outside of the boardroom when on business in New Orleans.


LGBT New Orleans

by Giverny August - last edited August

LGBT New OrleansNew Orleans is a city with its arms open wide; it’s diverse, welcoming, and knows how to have a good time. The LGBT community here is thriving and, staying true to their Southern roots, they’re a hospitable bunch. With buzzing LGBT bars, pop-ups and city tours to enjoy, here’s our guide to the best of LGBT New Orleans.


the most haunted places in New OrleansSure, New Orleans is well known for its cocktails, its jazz, and its good times. But make no mistake: The Big Easy’s got a dark side, too. From graveyards to historic hotels to cathedrals, these are some of the most haunted places in New Orleans.


Chubby Carrier's Guide to Zydeco

by AnnaJacobsen March - last edited September by Angie

Chubby Carrier's Guide to ZydecoAn energetic mix of Blues and R&B, Zydeco is unique to Louisiana and the local Creole population. With a professional music career spanning over 20 years and ten albums, Chubby Carrier typifies what Zydeco music is all about – fun, upbeat and animated music, with a whole lot of heart and soul.



Greektown Detroit © Visit Detroit, Vito Palmisano.jpg

Here at Virgin Atlantic we’re counting down the days until the launch of our new service from London Heathrow to Detroit, with quick and easy Delta connections to more of America's best cities. From 1 June you can fly direct to Motor City then on to other great US destinations like New Orleans or Nashville – so pack a suitcase, book your flight and experience even more of what this amazing country has to offer.