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Carnival just debuted a new 5,200-guest cruise ship with a roller coaster onboard that will set sail in April — see inside the Mardi Gras

Carnival’s latest cruise ship, the Mardi Gras, will begin sailing this April. The cruise ship has a roller coaster, several water slides, and eateries by celebrities like Guy Fieri and Shaquille O’Neal. “Notwithstanding the delays related to the pandemic, there is tremendous enthusiasm and pent-up demand for this ship,” Christine […]
Carnival just debuted a new 5,200-guest cruise ship with a roller coaster onboard that will set sail in April — see inside the Mardi Gras
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The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have cancelled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell defended her decision not to cancel the city’s Mardi Gras festivities earlier this year, when the coronavirus had already been ravaging the US. She told CNN that if the outbreak had been taken seriously on the federal level at the time, they would have called […]
The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have cancelled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously
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10 tips for getting the most out of your trip to New Orleans

From creative cocktails to unique streets, New Orleans has plenty to offer. If you’re planning a trip to the popular destination, it’s best to stay in the city’s French Quarter. When it comes to food, you can’t go wrong with gumbo from Gumbo Shop and beignets from Café Du Monde. […]
10 tips for getting the most out of your trip to New Orleans
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Why Shrove Tuesday is called Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday is the feasting day before Ash Wednesday, also the first day of Lent People eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday because it’s a good way to use up the ingredients that people give up for Lent Eggs, flour, salt, and milk also represent the four pillars of the Christian […]
Why Shrove Tuesday is called Pancake Day
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GAYTMs are back in Sydney

GAYTMs are back in Sydney for the 2017 Mardi Gras. The ANZ Bank, the creator of the multi-coloured ATMs, tweeted about them this morning, saying the decorated terminals were back in Oxford Street. The bank started the tradition back in 2014, dressing up cash dispensers in boisterous, flamboyant decor. This […]
GAYTMs are back in Sydney
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ANZ is rebranding as #GAYNZ for Mardi Gras

ANZ is coming out. Following the success of its “GAYTMs” over recent years the banked announced today it would be celebrating this year’s Mardi Gras on March 5 by rebranding as GAYNZ. This year marks the bank’s 10th anniversary as a sponsor of Sydney’s gay and lesbian Mardi Gras, and […]
ANZ is rebranding as #GAYNZ for Mardi Gras