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Girls Weekend in New Orleans

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Thank you to The Quisby, Drip Affogato Bar, and Paint’d for sponsoring this post.  As always all opinions are my own.

Good Morning! I’m up late typing up this post but it’s so worth and it’s been a long time coming.  As many of you know I went to New Orleans earlier this month with my blogger girlfriend Ressa.  We both had such a blast and I seriously can’t wait till our next travel adventure.  Today I’m going to be sharing our Girls Weekend in New Orleans!

If you’ve never been to New Orleans I definitely think you should go! The culture, the food, the people, I mean everything is amazing! I was lucky enough to see so many amazing spots and today I’ll be sharing everything from where to stay, where to eat, and places to see!

STAY

The first time I visted New Orleans I stayed in near the French Quarter.  By that I mean I was literally less than a mile away from the French Quarter so pretty much the French Quarter.  This time I decided to see a whole different side of New Orleans and we stayed at The Quisby.  This was my first time staying at a hostel but wow guys I can’t begin to tell you how impressed I was with this hostel!

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EAT

I can’t even begin to describe how delicious all the food is! Honestly my absolute favorite thing had to be the charbroiled oysters! I was lucky enough to have them twice and at two amazing restaurants! If you have never tried them then believe me, you need too and your welcome.  I visited Drago’s Restaurant the first night SO GOOD! Then I visited Royal House Oyster Bar also so good and the staff so sweet!
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We decided to check out a super popular lunch spot called Willa Jean and honestly it didn’t disappoint.  We drank a frosé because what else says girls trip right and also ate this delicious fried chicken sandwich.  If you want some dessert they have a delicious and beautiful bakery!

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FUN

There is so much to see in New Orleans! If it’s your first time obviously you should check out Bourbon St because it’s a bucket list item.  Also check out Frenchmen St. where you can hear some jazz bands and of course get that real New Orleans vibe.  Speaking of jazz bands, we stopped into the Ritz Carlton and they had such an amazing jazz band! If you want to dress up a bit and listen to some great music I highly recommend it!

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XOXO,

 

Silvia M.

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14 Comments

  • Reply Nicole Simonetti (@nicoleeigh)

    I’ve been DYING to get to new orleans w/ my girlfriends & this post made it that much worse. looks like you saw, ate & experienced so many things – thanks for sharing about your trip! x, nicole // http://www.nicoleeigh.com

    July 24, 2017 at 11:16 am
  • Reply Lily (@_beautywithlily)

    What a fabulous girls weekend! I would love to visit now!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

    July 24, 2017 at 11:34 am
  • Reply Katie

    What a fun trip! I’ve always wanted to go to New Orleans and all your pictures are gorgeous!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com 

    July 24, 2017 at 11:58 am
  • Reply adriana

    OMG what a fun trip! It looks like you had a blast, and these pictures are so incredible! I’m dying to go to NOLA!

    July 24, 2017 at 1:41 pm
  • Reply xoxobellablog

    Looks like an awesome trip!!! I would love to go to new orleans one day!

    July 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm
  • Reply jennyblaisdellblog

    I love NOLA. Such a fun city!

    July 24, 2017 at 5:47 pm
  • Reply Alex

    Wow, looks like such a fun trip! I love NOLA!

    July 24, 2017 at 6:55 pm
  • Reply Alexis

    You look fab and like you had so much fun! And I agree, one of the best parts of NOLA is the food.

    July 24, 2017 at 7:17 pm
  • Reply Kaitlyn Moorhead

    Love where you stayed!!! Looks so simple, yet clean xx Also, the colors in these photos are insaneeeee

    July 25, 2017 at 7:07 am
  • Reply Cassie

    I want to go to New Orleans so bad! I’ve heard such great things! Looks like you had an awesome trip!

    July 25, 2017 at 8:58 am
  • Reply Cameron - Diary of a Southern Millennial

    So glad you had fun in my neck of the woods haha. Dragos is AMAZING, and I def need to look into that hostel – I’ve heard so many great things!

    July 25, 2017 at 10:30 am
  • Reply Sydney

    Fantastic Photos – absolutely love all the colour and how it made your outfits pop!

    July 25, 2017 at 8:41 pm
  • Reply Erica @ Coming up Roses

    BRB – booking flights to NOLA now!!! 😉 Your photos are so fun!

    July 26, 2017 at 2:46 pm
  • Reply Katie

    What a cute little hostel! Looks like you had so much fun! I’d love to visit New Orleans someday

    July 26, 2017 at 7:26 pm
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