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Bacalhôa Buddha Eden, Portugal

Bacalhôa Buddha Eden, Portugal

Bacalhôa Buddha Eden, Portugal The Bacalhôa Buddha Eden Garden, located in Bombarral (Portugal), is the largest oriental garden found in Europe.  With 35 hectares (86 acres) of green space it is home to an extensive collection of Buddhas, statues, and other Asian-inspired artwork. 

For the Love of Portuguese Food, Interview

For the Love of Portuguese Food, Interview

Traditional Portuguese Cuisine Author of cookbook, For the Love of Portuguese Food, Milena Rodrigues grew up in a Portuguese household where eating hearty, homemade meals prepared lovingly by her mother was a daily event.  In her collection of traditional recipes, Milena shares simple dishes for anyone […]

Vila Nova de Gaia –  Port Wine

Vila Nova de Gaia – Port Wine

Vila Nova de Gaia and the Douro River Vila Nova de Gaia is a must see destination if you are visiting Portugal.  I was there with my family in 2010 and fell in love with it.  Simply known as Gaia by the locals, the city is located on the […]

Piódão – A Step Back In Time

Piódão – A Step Back In Time

Piódão, Historical Village in Central Portugal (photo credit) The historical village of Piódão is indeed a step back in time with a fairy tale ambiance and spectacular views  Located near Coimbra in the Portuguese region of Arganil, Piódão is surrounded by terraced fields and stone walls of […]

Belém-home to the famous Pasteis de Belém

Belém-home to the famous Pasteis de Belém

Belém, also known as Bethlehem, is 4 miles from the center of Lisbon. There you will find many of Portugal’s beautiful architectural buildings and landmarks.

Fatima, Portugal

Fatima, Portugal

Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary  Fatima, “a journey to the alter of the world”  Since 1917, the Shrine at Fatima is one of the most important landmarks in the Marian worship and draws pilgrims from all over the world. The location of Fatima at […]