Beth DAddono

Beth DAddono

I'm a journalist.

I'm a seasoned pro in travel/food/lifestyle writing for editorial and custom sites. I’m also expert at interviewing the right people and translating their views into snappy, interesting content.

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New Orleans Destination Guide | USA TODAY Travel

Plan your vacation to New Orleans with USA TODAY Travel's city guide....

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Mardi Gras music gets earlier start in New Orleans

Mardi gras isn't only about late-night jam sessions. More musicians around New Orleans play to an earlier crowd, bringing the city soundtrack to a wider audience during Mardi Gras season, and all year round....

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10Best Visits the Alluring Outer Banks

The Outer Banks attracts vacationers drawn to wide sandy beaches, stellar fishing and a shallow coastline dotted with historic wrecks. Family-owned seafood businesses and fishing charters thrive here, making OBX a haven for catching and eating local seafood. The vibe is mellow, the scenery first class and the seafood, delish. ...

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New Orleans on a budget

If you think for one hot minute locals are eating $200 dinners every night, think again. Savvy New Orleanians are hip to the fact that many of the city's quirky charms come for free, or nearly free....

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New Orleans for luxury lovers

VIP treatment is a specialty in this hospitality savvy town. If you've got the bucks, everything from backstage access to celebrity chef dinners and specialty tours await....

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Where to eat and drink in New Orleans

New Orleans loves both new restaurants and traditional favorites, so we covered both....

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New Orleans family-travel guide

Despite its hard-partying reputation, NOLA has plenty to keep kids entertained as well....

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Romantic New Orleans

There are plenty of romantic hideaways around the city if you know where to find them....

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Mardi Gras parades, floats flaunt neighborhood spirit

To local New Orleanians, Mardi Gras means family. "Mardi Gras is one big family picnic," said Kevin Kelly, a lifelong resident and owner of Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. "People think it's a big sex show on Bourbon Street. For locals, it's always about friends and family." Kelly hosts legendary...

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New Orleans culinary tours | Experience Food & Wine

Taste the most independent, locally-owned New Orleans restaurants you can with a tour....

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How to celebrate Mardi Gras like a local

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is something everyone should experience at least once. But if you've been put off by media coverage of drunken revelry and girls gone wild flashing for beads, here's something you...

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New Orleans on a budget

Guide to New Orleans on a budget...

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USA TODAY

New Orleans family-travel guide

New Orleans family-travel guide...

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New Orleans' pop-up eateries serve savory fare for a song

The hottest restaurant trend in New Orleans is here today and gone tomorrow....

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Classic eats for dining in New Orleans, Louisiana | Experience Food & Wine

A city's classic restaurants are certainly the tastiest way it's defined. Seek out these New Orleans favorites to discover a sense of place which appeals to many senses....