Your Weekend Guide to Canoeing Caddo Lake
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Your Weekend Guide to Canoeing Caddo Lake

Canoeing at Caddo Lake should be on every Texan’s bucket list. The lake has miles upon miles of canoe trails, one of the largest collections of flooded cypress trees, and even some Sasquatch sightings! After seeing the magical pictures of the cypress trees framed at sunset over the water, I knew I had to plan … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Mardi Gras Ball Weekend in Baton Rouge
It's Culture / North America / Travel There

How to Survive a Mardi Gras Ball Weekend in Baton Rouge

Louisiana is a familiar destination for most Houstonians. It’s a quick drive (relatively speaking in terms of the size of Texas) and filled with exciting things like casinos, crawfish, gators and, of course Mardi Gras. This past weekend I made my way to Baton Rouge for a Mardi Gras Ball with my boyfriend and some … Continue reading

A Houstonian’s Guide to: Baton Rouge in 24 Hours
It's Culture / It's Life / North America / Travel There

A Houstonian’s Guide to: Baton Rouge in 24 Hours

When it’s not football season, Baton Rouge is a sleepy college town, which is the complete opposite of my actual college town (aka Houston, so, yeah). There’s one strip of bars, LSU campus, the capitol of Louisiana, and the Mississippi. That’s Baton Rouge. I trekked down I10 (BTW, for 5.5 miserable hours) for a wedding, … Continue reading