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  • 14 things I learnt about Porto

    The first thing that struck me when I arrived in the city was the number of abandoned buildings, uninhabited and ill-maintained. Even in the main streets, if you look upwards you will see there are a number of buildings that are being renovated (these are mainly in the...

    0 by Emily, 4 months ago
  • Carnival in Ovar: Porto

    As I hope you all could have enjoyed carnivals in this week, I will tell you how was my night. Here in Porto, the carnival lasts approximately 4 days. But it isn't the city where is celebrated more intensively but rather it is in a town called Ovar located half an hour...

    0 by Elif, 5 months ago
  • The best spots to see the sunset in Oporto

    Jardim das Virtudes (Garden of Virtue) Fonte: Unsplash A garden that was not not very popular in the past but that today is one of the most “ cool ” places to enjoy the sunset. With a fantastic view over the Douro River, people gather here at the end of the day...

    0 by Gisel, 6 months ago
  • Twelve things I learned about Portuguese of Porto

    Hello everyone! In this post I want to list 12 things I learned about Portuguese people and my stay here. First of all… Portuguese people (especially older people) spit. They spit on the ground and on the subway! It looks like it’s something normal for older people...

    0 by Gabriella, 7 months ago
  • A trip to the cultural capital of Portugal - Porto

    It is not a surprise that Porto is called the ‘Culture capital’ of Portugal. With its colorful narrow streets leading to a beautiful Ribeira (riverside), Porto is a dream that came true to many. It is the second-largest city in Portugal and as such it offers a lot...

    0 by Alexandrina, 10 months ago
  • 15 things to see and do in Porto

    Hi, everyone! Today I am here to talk to you about a beautiful city that is just next-door. In my case, I live in Cangas del Morrazo, and from here it is only an hour and a half journey, but it is really close to other parts of Galicia too. In addition, Porto airport...

    0 by Olivia, 10 months ago
  • Sport and leisure activities in Vila Do conde

    During my internship period in Porto, the weather was sunny especially in July and warmer than cold winter days so I decided to visit a new city very popular for its beautiful beaches, amazing restaurants located in front of the sea and that offers a splendid view on...

    0 by Marwa, one year ago
  • Porto: things to see and do

    I love to travel and everybody who knows me is aware of that. I love to travel so much that I travel for school, for work, for holidays. Whenever I have the opportunity to travel I do it, it's that simple. Throughout the years I visited European countries such as...

    0 by Cristian, one year ago
  • Discovering Porto

    Porto is the most famous and trendy Portuguese city, for the last few years it represents a mix of characteristics that finally go well together, and make this city a very pleasant place to live and to discover, in a superb way, and for most of the poeple to see new...

    0 by Marwa, one year ago
  • The ultimate guide to Porto!

    Exciting news – I’ve decided to start a blog series! I’ve written ten articles now, and realised that there’s nothing I love more than writing about cities, so coming your way is a succession of ‘ultimate guides’ to some of my favourite places across Europe....

    0 by Madeline, one year ago
  • Porto, Portugal

    Porto is a wonderful city located in the North of Portugal, and it is the 2nd largest city after Lisbonne. It makes sense that it was chosen the best European destination in 2017, because this city contains a lot of historic monuments that you should visit, as well as...

    0 by Fran, one year ago
  • Halloween party

    'Halloween is one of the most appreciated parties for European people, I had the opportunity to celebrate it with my international friends that I met in Porto, this party was organized by the famous association ESN Porto), As a moroccan, it was the first time I...

    0 by Sandra, one year ago
  • 10 Must do's in Porto

    I know I have said before that I like to think about myself as the non-tourist type of traveler but I am also on the opinion that some things deserve their place on the ‘must do’ list, no matter how touristic they might be. So there you have a few things that I have...

    0 by Lavinia, one year ago
  • 17 places to visit in Porto - do you know number 10?

    Hello everyone! I'm writing you from the Hotel Belver in Porto, Portugal. I arrived in Porto yesterday with two of my friends and between then and today we have been exploring this special city. So here I am, with another blog entry to share with you once more the most...

    0 by Kate, one year ago
  • 5 reasons why charming Porto might win you over Lisbon

    ‘Best second cities’ around the world are sometimes neglected for the ever so popular grand capitals of the world when visiting a new country, but even though I know that most of the travel addicts out there might want to start their Portuguese experience in Lisbon...

    0 by Lavinia, one year ago
  • Getting around Porto with local transport

    How to get around Porto On foot Porto is a small city and everything is within reach, so probably if you are lucky enough to find a house in the centre (and you probably will as accommodation is not expensive! ), you can reach almost everything comfortably on foot! I...

    0 by Chiara, 2 years ago
  • 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, 2 years ago
  • Why do 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 from...

    1 by Magda, 3 years 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, 3 years ago
  • Baroque Art

    Baroque style is probably my favourite 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, 3 years ago

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