New Orleans is certainly one of America's most ethnically and historically-rich destinations. New Orleans is one of the world's most mesmerizing cities. Steeped in a history of influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and beyond, its home to a really exclusive melting pot of culture, food and music. You'll find bowls filled to the rim with gumbo, late nights in dark jazz clubs, strolls throughout historic neighbourhoods, and alluring festivals throughout the year. New Orleans is a conurbation of contradictions, with roughly 900 churches alongside with hundreds of bars and clubs in the French Quarter.