Multicultural Traditions

Follow Travelistas Andrea and Teri
Find Out Where to Shop, Eat, Stay, Dance, Explore, and Party for Essence

Follow Travelistas Andrea and Teri as they give you the ultimate survival guide to the Big Easy, complete with tips on where to shop, eat, stay, dance, explore, and party during one of the city's largest music festivals: the annual ESSENCE Music Festival.

Watch as Andrea and Teri enjoy New Orleans' cultural hotspots and the events connected to the Essence Festival. Join them as they cook with local chefs, shop in the city's French quarter, see the sights through local tours, discover beautiful antebellum homes, learn Cajun dancing, explore nightlife and the music scene, interview celebrities and festival attendees, and find out why the Essence festival is always a go-to event.

Travelista™ TV features the official Travelistas, Andrea Adams and Teri Johnson, two charismatic young women jet-setting around the globe in search of adventure, lifestyle, and culture. Travelistas Andrea and Teri are multilingual (speaking French, Spanish, Italian, and basic Portuguese); and cross-cultural experts, having journeyed to more than 50 countries combined.

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