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Where to Eat in Figueres – Near the Dalí Theatre Museum

Figueres is a rather small city with few options for visitors.  We found two good places for lunch and dinner; offering decent food at a reasonable price. Both are within a short walk (~5 minutes) from the main tourist attraction—the … Continue reading

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Things to see and do in Lafayette Louisiana

Lafayette, recently named the Happiest City in America, is a fantastic place to visit to experience authentic Cajun culture. Enjoy live Cajun and Zydeco music at any one of the many music and cultural festivals; eat your way around the … Continue reading

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Things to do in Lafayette – Visit Vermilionville Historic Village

For a glimpse of early life in Lafayette visit Vermilionville Historic Village, one of the city’s most interesting attractions. This 23-acre Living History Museum & Folklife Park, situated along the Vermilion River—on land once owned by former Louisiana Governor Alexandre Mouton—works … Continue reading

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Things to do near Lafayette – Visit the Tabasco Factory Museum

One of the most iconic products to come out of South Louisiana is Tabasco brand pepper sauce. Situated above the salt domes of Avery Island and surrounded by picturesque swamps and marshes, the Tabasco factory makes for an interesting day … Continue reading

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Things to do in Lafayette – Take a Cajun Food Tour

There are plenty of good Cajun restaurants in Lafayette and the surrounding area. Choosing just one to experience an authentic Cajun meal can be difficult. A fun alternative is taking a ride with Cajun Food Tours.   The tours offer sample tastings … Continue reading