Looking for a travel guide that goes where other guides fear to
tread? One that rides roughshod over ad-copy puffery to smartly
deliver the real scoop on a destination's sites and attractions?
One that dares to be honest, hip, and fun? Look no more. Frommer's
Irreverent Travel Guides are wickedly irreverent, unabashedly
honest, and downright hilarious, and provide an insider's
perspective on which attractions are overrated tourist traps and
which are the secret gems that locals love. You'll get the lowdown
on restaurants, lodging, and shopping, and even find out what the
locals think of you. "Like being taken around by a savvy local,"
said the "New York Times." "Hipper and savvier than other guides,"
concurred "Diversion" magazine. Never shy about confronting the
issues, the Irreverents are guides to real travel in the real
Let the good times roll with "Frommer's Irreverent Guide to New
Orleans," the travel guide that unabashedly gives the insider
perspective on one of America's most popular destinations. You'll
discover where the locals go for real gumbo, how to eat mudbugs,
why you should avoid at all costs during Mardi Gras, and how to
survive anyway if you just can't help yourself. Learn why burial
tombs were built aboveground, and why so many people buried in the
local cemeteries died in the same year. We'll direct you to
favorite psychics, voodoo parlors, and zydeco dance halls and away
from the touristed nightclubs locals avoid like the plague (did
someone say Planet Hollywood?). "The Irreverent Guide to New
Orleans" will show you the real New Orleans of hothouse music and
romance, and clue you in on where to have the most fun in the
ultimate party town.
John Wiley & Sons
|Country of origin:
• Guy Leblanc
||Electronic book text
||5th Revised edition
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