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 […]
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 […]
New South Wales Fair Trading will investigate whether the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras broke consumer law, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. It comes after 10,000 tickets were sold for the Mardi Gras after-party but only 5,500 people could get in to see the main acts. The Mardi Gras […]
Mardi Gras, with its bright colours, big crowds, and lively parades, is the first thing that comes to mind for many people when they think of New Orleans. But taking part in the annual celebration isn’t quite as glamorous as you might think. The crowds are enormous, mountains of trash […]
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. […]
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 […]
We’ve compiled 13 of the best places to visit for your February vacation. The destinations include tropical beaches and winter havens around the world. From extravagant Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro to Chinese New Year in Beijing, February is one of the best months to explore the world. Business […]
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 […]
The gay and lesbian Mardi Gras festival kicks off in Sydney on March 4. In the lead up to the annual reminder of the fight to Australian companies are getting behind the LGBTQI community to show their support. Companies such as the ANZ bank are proud supporters on the Mardi […]
Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has become the first PM to attend the Mardi Gras parade in Sydney. Turnbull, along with his wife Lucy, made an appearance at the 38th annual Sydney Mardi Gras which took place last night. “Happy Mardi Gras! Lucy and I have been here many times […]
Around half a million people are expected to attend the 38th annual Sydney Mardi Gras parade tonight, including Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull. This year the parade will feature 175 floats moving from Hyde Park down Oxford Street to Surry Hills and Moore Park. Turnbull will be the first sitting […]
The gay and lesbian Mardi Gras festival kicked off in Sydney and loud and proud sponsor, ANZ, is joining in the colour. The bank started the tradition of “GAYTMs” back in 2014, dressing up cash dispensers in boisterous, flamboyant decor, and this year, they’re taking it one step further to […]
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 […]
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Mardi Gras arrived in the United States in the late 1600s, thanks to the Le Moyne brothers, whom King Louis XIV sent to defend France’s right to the territory of Louisiane. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday ushered in the last chance to eat fatty foods and party through the night before the […]