Tag Archives: New Orleans

Bookstore Tourism: New Orleans

Only true bibliophiles like us would visit the French Quarter in New Orleans and make a beeline for an old bookstore instead of a bar. Beckham’s Bookshop has been a venerable institution in the Crescent City for more than fifty … Continue reading

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Travel is for the birds

This year Airbnb seems to have been in the news constantly for one legal battle or another. But this wonderful Airbnb campaign called Birdbnb is all about the joy, art and serendipity of travel. Comparing travelers to birds, the project commissioned … Continue reading

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Before I Die…

Before I Die… in New Orleans is a wonderful project created by urban planner and installation artist Candy Chang. Her installation has turned one large wall of an abandoned building into an enormous chalkboard where local residents can write their … Continue reading

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