1. do not wear Mardi Gras beads unless it is actually Mardi Gras!!! (this is a must)
  2. do not think the French Quarter is the only part of New Orleans
  3. visit Uptown, and St. Charles Avenue. there is some great architecture.
  4. go to Pizza Delicious, but use a map app though because you will get lost. ORDER A MARGHERITA PIZZA!!
  5. bring shorts no matter what time of year it is
  6. do not join a tour guide group!
  7. visit the Garden District
  8. go to District Donuts.Sliders.Brew (the best donuts ever)