Bettye and Andy Martin, both of St. Francisvillle, visit Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England, on April 23. The castle was used as the primary set for the popular PBS series 'Downton Abbey,' which followed the lives of the British aristocratic C…
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Visitors can go early for the canoe tour and hang around for the critters at Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, April 29.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Boiled crawfish along with the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South will fill the day during the Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival on April 15.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
The "Town Between the Bayous: Historic Tour of Homes" will take place Sunday, March 19, showcasing five sites in the St. Landry Parish town of Washington.
It was 20 degrees or colder with the wind constantly blowing when the Nijoka and McNabb families visited Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, in late February. Gathered at the Seljalandsfoss waterfalls are, front row, from left, Ainslie and Anniston McNa…
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
With the SEC Women's Basketball Tournament tipping off Wednesday, LSU Tiger fans will be bound for Greenville, South Carolina. The seventh-seeded Lady Tigers take on the Ole Miss Lady Rebels (10th seed) in second-round action at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
The McIlhenny Co., makers of Tabasco Pepper Sauce, won the Attraction of the Year Award at the recent Louisiana Travel Promotion Association's annual meeting in Natchitoches.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Celebrating the holidays at Four Seasons Hotel in Budapest, Hungary, are Dale and Anita Spaht, of Gonzales, and Anita Spaht's sister and brother-in-law, Tish and Tony van Aken, of Mobile, Alabama. During the December trip, the group visited the co…
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Warren and Mary Perrin, of Lafayette, traveled to New Brunswick, Canada, on Nov. 12-18 to research an upcoming book based on their Acadian ancestry. While there, they also attended the world premiere of the documentary 'Cajun Heart' by Phil Comeau…
Monday, December 26, 2016
If you're heading to Orlando, Florida, this week with Citrus Bowl tickets in hand, you'll probably be scouting out what to do before or after LSU takes on the Louisville Cardinals at Camping World Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday. (The game's on TV her…
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Terry and Brenda Theriot, of Baton Rouge, trek through the Merzouga desert in Morocco on camels in November. The Theriots spent three weeks touring the country, where their daughter, Nicole Theriot, serves as the U.S. consul general in Casablanca.…
Saturday, November 26, 2016
My daughter Ryann and I are the adventurous ones in our family. We're always ready to explore a different city and experience something new.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Larry and JiJi Jonas, of Baton Rouge, hold a koala at Cleland Wildlife Park outside Adelaide, Australia. The Jonases said the park visit was one of the highlights of their recent 39-day tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Thornton H. Cofield and his wife, Barbara Wittkopf, of Baton Rouge, spent two days in Coober Pedy, Australia, during their September trip through the outback. Here, the couple visits the 'Big Winch,' which sits atop a hill in the town. They also s…
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Friday, October 07, 2016
Penny Edwards, of Lafayette, takes in the balcony view at the Casa Kimberly Hotel in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Once the love nest of celebrity couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the casa now caters to those in search of Old Hollywood luxur…
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Visitors can celebrate National Wildlife Refuges Week at Wild Things! Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine have matched the $250,000 donation made recently by Carnival Cruise Line and parent company Carnival Corporation to aid organizations assisting victims of the Louisiana floods.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
On their June trip to Florida, Universal Studios in Orlando was one of several stops for the Chelchowski family of Watson, back from left, Steven, John and Joshua; Amy, seated, and Jessica. While in Orlando, the family also visited Disney World's …
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Marsha Mandella, from left, her daughter, Misty Mandella, both of Independence; Marsha’s cousin, Dawn Cantrell King and her husband, Dan King, of Baton Rouge, visit Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve in June. Behind Marsha’s head is the pe…
Sunday, July 10, 2016
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — We left New Orleans for Iceland in summer, fleeing sweltering days and fears about tropical depressions.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Advocate Eat, Play, Live section’s Way to Go feature spotlights photographs of Louisiana residents taken on their travels within the past two months in the United States and abroad.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Monday, April 11, 2016
“The Unofficial Guide: Walt Disney World with Kids 2016” by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane J. Opsomer with Len Testa, Keen Communications, 480 pages, $17.99, paperback
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Giant tortoises, marine iguanas, colorful frigate birds — they’ll be as near as the end of a camera lens for those on the Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo’s latest adventure.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
See a sprawling display of colorful camellias at the 7th Annual Camellia Gardens Open House at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex headquarters in Lacombe Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Carnival revelry officially starts Wednesday in the celebration’s epicenter, New Orleans, and across the state. It all leads up to an early Mardi Gras — Feb. 9 this year.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Sunday, September 27, 2015
The Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges are looking for group and individual volunteers for the “Work/Play Day” at the Refuge Headquarters in Lacombe.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
As a recent vacation to the British Isles wound down, it was less the well-known tourist attractions and more the search for a contemporary relevance between the Old World and the New World that mattered most.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — While shoveling a ceremonial scoop of Lego bricks, Legoland Florida executives announced Thursday that the theme park will build a 152-room hotel on its property by 2015.
BILOXI, Miss. — Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library, will host the Festival of Light for the holiday season, beginning Nov. 7 and running through Jan. 5.
We swayed back and forth as the small van traveled a remote lane on one of the Aran Islands, massive green hills to our left, a misty stretch of the Atlantic to the right. Bertie Mullin, our guide and a gregarious native of this western sliver of …