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    TBEX 2016 – A Travel Video

    If you’ve been following me on the blog, Twitter or Instagram, you know I’ve just returned from TBEX 2016 down in Minneapolis. Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX), is world’s largest conference for travel bloggers, travel brands, tourism boards, and media content creators. There are three conferences in total, each occurring once a year, attracting anywhere from 600 – 1500 people! And because the TBEX conferences don’t run simultaneously, you have the option of attending TBEX in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. My 2016 goal for this blog was to take it to the next level. And to me, that meant educating myself about the business of blogging. While I have attended travel conferences…

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    Travel,  USA

    9 Places to Experience New Orleans Culture

    I’ve waited my whole life to explore the landscape of New Orleans culture, and over the past couple of years, I’ve been consumed with a desire to experience the south. Southern food, language, history, belief systems, all of it. Louisiana is about as south as you can get, and New Orleans was the perfect place to whet my cultural appetite. Affectionately coined ‘The Big Easy’, and renown for everything from the birth of Jazz, deep fried crawfish, Mardi Gras, and more recently, the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans proved to be the ultimate expression of healing old wounds, celebration, cultural survival and a synthesis of modernity and antiquity. I spent 5 days exploring this incredible…