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Purchases made from using the links on this page means that we may earn a commission without costing you anything extra. I’m fortunate that I get to travel more often than I thought I ever could. And having completed one guided tour and plans for another soon I get asked fairly often about how I

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Hypnotized by the rain

There are many things that I still need to share with you about my tour to the Azores…On one of our first days we headed to Caldera Velha.. the day started partly cloudy, then turned to light drizzle to a heavy downpour…For those who know me… Rainstorms are not a deterrent!!I actually enjoy the sound

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It’s been two years in the planning followed by too many false starts but tour group to Sao Miguel has finally made it’s maiden voyage!! This tour has had to evolve with each challenge to the schedule that Covid could throw at us! Thank you to the folks who’ve traveled with me, and for those

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Daydreaming (sigh…)

Finding myself daydreaming a lot lately. I know that I am so blessed that I was able to travel to Sao Miguel this June… but now it all just feels like a dream. Goodness knows I am dreaming of returning. I always give anyone who is traveling to the Azores, this heads up on what

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I miss everyone!

I just realize that I missed giving you a January newsletter and now it’s already February!!   I have been enjoying the new year, especially with the premiere of the series Maria’s Portuguese Table on WSBE-TV /Rhode Island PBS . It aired regionally in parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut and all of Rhode Island and the response

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