Retrace Andrew's Journey

National Geographic's Digital Nomad, or @wheresandrew as he's known on Twitter, spent a month exploring Louisiana. Follow his exciting—and delicious—journey, from the bayous of the Gulf Coast to the restaurants and music clubs of New Orleans.

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  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    Hot Momma

    Could you eat hot sauce all day every day? That’s exactly what Louisiana native Leslie Hall does for her job at McIllheny Co where she works as the Quality Assurance Industrial Specialist for ...

  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    Gator Girl

    Shelby is pretty much your typical, all-American girl. She’s in the fourth grade at the school down the street and she likes living out in the country on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. She has a pig named ...

  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    Baby Alligators

    I say, nothing’s cuter than a baby alligator, especially when you get to cradle it in your hands! I know I’ve been lucky with my wildlife encounters. So far in my travels I’ve been able to ...

  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    One Hour in New Orleans

    “That man does not love you, he is not in love with you.” From behind the closed curtain I can hear a smoker’s voice rasping into a speakerphone, “He has never loved you but ...

  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    Behind-the-Scenes Beignets

    Eating beignets at Café du Monde is a New Orleans tradition that goes all the way back to 1862 when the coffee stand first opened up in the city’s French market. Today it’s the most ...

  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    Spooky Louisiana Cemeteries

    Ornate, whitewashed stone cemeteries are as much a part of southern Louisiana as the cypress trees and dangling Spanish moss. French Catholic tradition and the extremely high ...

  • National Geographic's Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, traveled in Louisiana in October 2011.

    Vampires and Witches

    Whether or not you believe in vampires and witches, the city of New Orleans is filled with them. I know because I spent my pre-Halloween weekend surrounded by both. On Friday night ...

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    World’s Best Jambalaya

    The secret is bacon fat. That’s right. Slowly caramelize the chopped onions in a big handful of rendered bacon fat and you’ll conjure up some terrific sweet flavors to balance all the savory ...

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    Women of New Orleans

    Just like French literature, the plot of a city often lies in the women who live and work in that particular place. It was Alexandre Dumas who first counseled readers to “cherchez la femme” ...

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    Best of New Orleans

    The time has come to judge and be judged. Though it’s always hard to choose what’s best in any place, I’m presenting all my New Orleans favorites ...

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