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Erasmus blog Porto

  • Porto, a magical city

    Why Porto? Porto, Portugal, a word to describe it? Fantastic! Located in the north of Portugal, it is divine, which makes the north divine too! I was born in Porto in 1994, and from that year on this city has been growing in every aspect and detail, which makes it a...

    0 by Manel, 8 days ago
  • Why You need to experience Erasmus?!

    My Porto journey Been, lived, enjoyed, experienced I am thankful I could spend last 5 months of my Erasmus life in such a beautiful city as Porto. The city is full of amazing places to visit & discover, food to try, wines to taste and moments to live. It’s known...

    0 by Magda, 3 months ago
  • Shopping in Oporto

    So, in the previous post I was talking about where and what to eat in Oporto, and now I will be talking about where to shop and what to buy there. Oporto, Portugal Source By walking around on foot I have been discovering a number of places (some of which are more...

    0 by Daniela, 6 months ago
  • Baroque Art

    Baroque style is probably my favourite form out of all. This is because I am someone who really pays attention to detail so when it comes to art and architecture the buildings that attract me the most are the complicated ones full of little details. It is said that the...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • Top 10 things to do in Oporto

    In this post I want to share with you ten things I think you must do when in Oporto. A couple of them might include indulging in simple pleasures such as a gigantic ice cream, whilst others aim to take a break from the usual sightseeing.   Have breakfast in café...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • Top 10 things to see in Oporto

    Oporto is a beautiful little city filled with art, history and culture and of course all of it is worth discovering; however I put down the ten things that really stood out for me when I was in Oporto and that I think are worth giving priority to. Rua das flores Take a...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • The History of Oporto

    The history of Porto dates back thousands of years to the eighth century B.C. when the first inhabitants chose to remain in this area due to vicinity of the Douro River. The river itself was an important source of food both directly through fishing and because the...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • Where to Eat in Porto

    Breakfast Café Majestic Café Majestic is a classic, historic and artistic café located on Rua de Santa Clara. It has been listed down as Europe’s best destination in 2017. The thing I love the most about this café is it’s complicated design and architecture;...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • 3 Day Tourguide of Oporto

    Some people say that Oporto is easily done in one day, however if you want to see Porto inside out, then follow this 3 day tour guide to the city and rest assured you will have experienced culture, museums, good food and relax all in three days. Day 1  Breakfast: Start...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • The Yeatman

    Awarded the Best Boutique Hotel in Portugual at The World Travel Awards, Nominated the best accommodation in 2015, the Yeatman is a spectacular five star hotel located in the southern part of Oporto. The Yeatman has a wide range of different rooms and suites, starting...

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa

    After spending days on Booking.com looking for a hotel in Porto, we came across Porto Palacio Congress Hotel & Spa. From the photos this hotel looked really interesting; but what attracted me the most was the rooftop bar located on the eighteenth floor of the hotel....

    0 by Lucrezia, 6 months ago
  • Telephone Companies in Portugal

    This is quite an interesting topic since when I arrived in Porto I didn't have any idea about phone companies and which had the best offers for students and so it happened to me. At university they gave me a little bit of information about the city and a SIM card from...

    0 by Grace, 8 months ago
  • Discovering Portugal: Porto

    Porto is a must-see destination, something that you have to put on the top of your bucket list. Beside the fact that it has a fascinating World Heritage Site, it is also the city of bridges and the home to one of the best wines in the world, the port wine. We visited...

    0 by Petra, one year ago
  • My Erasmus experience in Porto

    "A muito nobre, sempre leal e invicta cidade do Porto" This is the slogan of the city of Porto, which means “the very noble, always faithful, and invincible city of Porto”. Nowadays they also call this city "a Cidade Invicta" (“the invincible city”). Dear...

    20 by Ambra, one year ago
  • 20 reasons to visit Porto

    The amazing city of Porto. Elected as the European Best Destination in 2014 by the European Consumers Choice for the second time (the first time being in 2012), the "Unvanquished City" receives this award for the following reasons (along with some curiosities): 1. The...

    0 by Nuno, 2 years ago
  • University in Porto

    In the previous post about Erasmus I said that I’d like to talk here about my university. And no, I didn't forget, but more than about the university I’d like to talk about the “Faculdade de medicina da Universidade do Porto”, FMUP for friends, since it’s the...

    0 by Laura, 4 years ago
  • First week in Porto

    Let’s start with the beginning Eight hours we drove in the car, we had some pauses to eat or rest but not that many. We got lost a couple of times thanks to the stupid GPS that would not be so stupid if my mom would have set it for Porto, Portugal and not Porto, Spain...

    1 by Laura, 4 years ago

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