New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. The city is known for it’s distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage.
Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.
Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and street parties.
The city is often referred to as the “unique city” in the United States. Let’s find out more in the video.