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The Interior Parks and Lagoons of Terceira

While it’s really easy to stick with the rocky coastline, beautiful lava pools, charming towns and stunning beaches located on the exterior of the island, don’t forget to check out the interior of Terceira as well.  I am not just talking about the lava caves and the famous Serra do Cume, although those are stunning and coming soon in an

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6 Rental Car Tips and Tricks for Terceira Island

After booking our trip to Terceira, I started looking into options for getting around the island only to find there wasn’t much information available.  Did they have a bus system? Taxis?  After a long debate on just winging it or making a plan, I decided to just try to rent a car while we were there.  That seemed like the

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8 Amazing things to see and do in Angra do Heroismo

Historical buildings, colorful houses, charming restaurants and quaint cafes makes walking through Angra do Heroísmo a unique experience.  This has been a UNESCO World Heritage city since 1983, and has quite a lot to offer, although I will admit if you are planning a trip here in the near future get used to walking stairs and LOTS of them. I

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5 Ways to use less plastic when travelling

Five Facts about Plastic….. We use 20 times more plastic today than we did 50 years ago. Plastic chemicals can be absorbed by the body. Around 17 billion plastic grocery bags are given away by supermarkets each year The average time for plastic to decompose is 450 – well it could be awhile depending on what it is…but that plastic

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7 Free things to do in Charleston South Carolina

One of the most fascinating cities in the South, Charleston’s streets are filled with history and charm.  Spending the day walking around, observing the beauty and taking great Instagram pictures is a favorite past time of many who visit the city, however there are quite a few other free things to do in the city.  Charleston doesn’t have to be an expensive

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