Things to do in Bywater, New Orleans

From the French Quarter to Bywater

Forget the French Quarter, there’s a new cool neighbourhood in New Orleans. Bywater is becoming the hip part of the city and it’s changing quickly.

Best restaurants in New Orleans

Best restaurants in New Orleans

There’s a brand new food scene in New Orleans, mixing the classic techniques with modern twists. Here are the best places to eat in New Orleans.

New Orleans art scene, Louisiana, USA

The new art of New Orleans

After Hurricane Katrina, it’s been more than buildings restored in New Orleans. The city’s arts scene has also come back to life – better than ever!

Second Line Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

The Second Line

One of the great musical traditions of New Orleans – a Second Line parade – is not something to be missed. Here’s my photo essay of all the action.

Satchmo Summerfest, Louis Armstrong festival, New Orleans

What a wonderful world festival!

This celebration of Louis Armstrong takes the best of the man – his music, his city, his creativity – and turns it into a wonderful New Orleans festival!

Volunteer in New Orleans, Camp Restore, Hurricane Katrina

Rebuilding New Orleans

A decade after Hurricane Katrina hit, the recovery continues in New Orleans. I meet some of the volunteers who have travelled to the city to help.