The first sign that you are a tourist is if you pronounceNew Orleans as N'awlins. Locals actually pronounce the city name as New Awlins. People from other cities hear N'awlins because of the way locals drag out and connect their words. Most locals actually hate hearing people say N'awlins or New Or-Leans.
A mysterious, misunderstood town plagued by violence, poetry and charm.
Ravaged by corruption, floods and unrepressable hope, N'awlins is America's most colorful city.
When in N'awlins you can drink beer with your breakfast and no one gives you a second look. The bartenders are friendly, the atmosphere is free and the smell of the exotic flowers blooming in the spring is intoxicating.