Monthly Archives: May 2020

Writing A Blog, A Lifetime Adventure

“Little treasures discovered while exploring the back roads of life” is the tag line that I created when I started my blog Back Road Journal nine years ago. The journal is where I share my passion for food, travel and … Continue reading

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International Travel Plans

As the long weeks of lockdown and social distancing restrictions start to slowly ease, you might start thinking once again about international travel plans to a destination that you have been dreaming about for months if not years. Before you … Continue reading

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Tuscan White Beans And Tuna / Fagioli e Tonno

Tuscan White Beans And Tuna or Fagioli e Tonno in Italian is a classic dish that is usually served as a starter in Italy but it also makes a nice lunch. It is beyond simple to prepare and you probably have … Continue reading

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Olives, A Simple Ingredient With Great Taste

Delicious food doesn’t need to be fancy, it doesn’t even have to be a complete meal. Great taste can come from a simple ingredient such as olives, standing alone or when mixed with other ingredients. Of course, each of us … Continue reading

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Will You Cruise Again

I know that many of you booked a cruise this year…some for a long weekend to the Caribbean and others to Alaska, Europe and Asia. When the no sail order is lifted, will you rebook as soon as possible or … Continue reading

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