Author: Cheré Coen

Game Day in Tiger Stadium

  There’s an old joke that in the South on football Saturdays, cities double in population. Take Baton Rouge, for instance, which counts around 228,000 residents within its city limits. When the LSU football team plays at home in a…

Raising the Bar

  When I was a child growing up in New Orleans my parents included me on an outing where they entertained an out-of-state client at the “Top of the Mart,” a rotating bar at the pinnacle of the World Trade…


Margaritaville Resort and Casino in Bossier Louisiana casinos may amply satisfy those with an adventurous spirit, but one amenity allows guests to leave behing the excitement of the gaming floor. Several casino resorts in the Bayou State offer spas and…

Desert Dreams

Bruno House   Lubbock might be the epitome of this column’s title, being that it’s one of the farthest flung cities in Texas. Flying into the flat, dry West Texas town, looking down on agricultural squares resembling a quilt of…

Nola on a Budget

  Long to go to New Orleans but the budget’s tight? If you don’t mind a little heat (okay, a lot of heat), then August is the perfect time to visit the Crescent City. Hotels are offering great deals, the…

Sail Away

Cruises out of New Orleans offer fun on the high seas and exotic locales

Take Flight

The Bird Lovers Travel Guide to the Pelican State

Historical Charm

Tours, tastings and taking in the sites round out a long, fun weekend in Natchez

Alabama Coasting

Beaches, Gulf seafood, wildlife and history abound in sweet home Alabama

Well Traveled

Three easy Louisiana destinations that put fun at your fingertips