With the world's third-largest population, the United States is a huge country with something to offer every sort of traveller. A dominant culture globally, the United States has been heavily influenced by a range of cultures from around the world.
Home to wide variety of popular tourist destinations, the United States is known for its sprawling cities, spectacular natural beauty and some world-famous monuments. The US is also renowned for some of its speciality foods from slow-cooked meats to Creole food and local versions of international cuisine.
New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA) is one of the most popular cities to visit along the Gulf Coast of the United States. Here are a few key things to know about the “Big Easy”, from a local’s perspective.