July 11, 2009: New Orleans, Louisiana

Locations in this article:  New Orleans, LA

Peter is broadcasting his radio show this Saturday from the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Featured guests include:

Scott McCartney, travel columnist for the Wall Street Journal, discussing great summer deals that you won’t want to miss.

Craig Nelson, historian and author of Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon, talking about his book.

Dr. Nick Mueller of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, discussing the museum and the history of the Big Easy.

Sean O’Neill, online editor for Budget Travel.com, discussing his latest article about why rental car rates are skyrocketing.

Ann Tuennerman, founder of New Orleans’ annual “Tales of the Cocktail” festival, telling you the history of the city’s original cocktails, including where to go to drink them.

Hannah Elliot, reporter for Forbes.com, reporting on the best American towns to visit by car.

Jazz musician Tim Laughlin, playing live in the studio and talking about where to listen to jazz while in NOLA.

Chef Alon Shaya of the soon-to-be-opened Restaurant Domenica, tempting your taste buds with his new dishes.

Former national park superintendent Bill Wade, discussing this year’s lesser-known national parks, and when you should visit them.

Attorney Jeff Isaac, expert on travelers’ legal rights, telling you what you should know when you go on the road.

Errol Laborde, author of Krewe: The Early New Orleans Carnival from Comus to Zulu, discussing the history and culture of Mardi Gras.

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