Photo: Brent Petersen
Ginjinha Grandma (photo: Rob Rose)

Ginjinha Origin Story

Ginjinha, also known as Ginja, is made by adding cinnamon, sugar, and, sour cherries (Morello) to brandy. The drink was invented by a friar at the Church of St…

Photo: Brent Petersen

Portugal’s efforts to contain the spread

When entering indoor spaces in Portugal, everyone wears a mask. If you forget, you are politely…

New Year’s Eve

All over the world there are different customs on New Year’s Eve. In Spain, people eat 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight. Each grape represents good luck in each month of the coming year.

Image: Brent Petersen

A Short History

Native Americans have lived in the area now known as Athens for centuries, perhaps dating back 1,000 years. When Europeans landed in present day Georgia…

Chocolate Hazelnut origin story

Turin, Italy is the unsung chocolate mecca of Europe simply because this is the home of the iconic sweet mixture of Chocolate and Hazelnuts. These two ingredients were first combined during…

The Miradouro’s of Lisbon

It’s no secret that Lisbon is a beautiful city. From the flamboyant and Gothic inspired Manueline…

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