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Erasmus blog Portugal

  • A taste of Portuguese sweets

    Hello dear readers comma this time around we are going to talk about something that I discovered from my trip in Portugal this past summer. The subject of the matter is food and in particular desserts. From what my Portuguese friend explain to me and also from what I...

    0 by nahom, 10 days ago
  • First time in Portuguese stadium

    Portugal is known to be a country where football is the number one sport in the category of collective sports. Many international players were actually originated from Portugal such as the famous player Cristinao Ronaldo, in my personal opinion I like especially the...

    0 by Marwa, one month ago
  • Traditions, Food and music

    One of the most original and awesome tradition in Portugal is the gastronomy that I discovered by tasting different variety of food in many beautiful and great restaurants in Lisbon, Porto and Braga. 1- Cod fish The first plate that stood out in front of me and that...

    0 by Marwa, one month ago
  • Arriving in Portugal

    My story began when i was accepted in an internship program in the most amazing and beautiful european country Portugal. Localised in the in southwestern Europe and borded by the north atlantic ocean, it includes other islands such as the Açores and Madeira. My...

    0 by Marwa, one month ago
  • What's so similar between Portugal and Romania

    Bucharest and Porto are the capitals of two countries situated at the very East and West of Europe. Although situated at opposite corners of the continent, Romania and Portugal are not as different in culture and local’s behavior since they are both part of the Latin...

    1 by Lavinia, 6 months ago
  • Tomar, kayak and Acueduct of Pegões

    If you want to have a fun and full sport day in Tomar you just have to live  this two great experiences. Kayaking in Nabão river! Thanks to our great ESN team we could have a great time doing kayaking in the Nabão river, it was really nice and the nature there, the...

    0 by Verónica, 6 months ago
  • Fast trip to Coimbra

    This trip was my very first in Portugal. I have been here since September, and this trip was the 15, I had just met three amazing Erasmus girls and decided to go.  How to go to Coimbra We decided to take a train. Here in portugal you have the CP (Comboios de...

    0 by Verónica, 6 months ago
  • 100 Portuguese Idioms! #Part1

    Portuguese is a language, that although not spoken much by others in Europe itself (but being the 6th most spoken language in the world), is very historically and culturally rich, and is definitely worth learning during your Erasmus period! The grammar is quite...

    0 by Ana, 7 months ago
  • Douro Valley - a UNESCO World Heritage. No wonders why!

    The place where the Port wine was invented is a UNESCO World Heritage. No wonders why! In the picture below you can see the point where Douro and Tedo rivers meet. Almost all the wine made on both sides of Douro River is sent to Vila Nova de Gaia, about which I talked...

    0 by Dominique, 8 months ago
  • Destination: Sexta 13 in Montalegre

    Celebrating bad luck Invited by our landlady, Adela and I ran to the railway station after the last class on Friday to get to this little remote town, Montalegre. This is situated in the north part of Portugal, very close to the Spanish border, so we took the train...

    1 by Dominique, 8 months ago
  • In the middle of Atlantic Ocean

    One island. Two hundred euros. Three nationalities. Four seasons. Five adventurous people. I had barely known something about The Azores before reading the ESN Magazine full of interesting destinations in Portugal. I found out that this group of nine volcanic islands...

    1 by Dominique, 8 months ago
  • To visit as many beautiful places in Portugal as I can?! Challenge accepted!

    Hello, everyone! I will talk about one of my favourite places in my … favourite country! Algarve - A surprisingly beautiful region that reminded me of Greece Getting to one of the warmest region of Portugal by bus, from Porto, was not a really bad idea, since we...

    2 by Dominique, 8 months ago
  • Geography of Portugal and how to travel from North to South by Marta

    As you probably already know, Portugal is a southwestern European country that borders only one country, Spain (east and north) and is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean (west and south) in a 1230 km stretch - a lot of beach to discover! Well, this is only in Continental...

    0 by Rita, 9 months ago
  • If you're a smoker...

    If you’re a smoker you’ll be wondering how much cigarettes cost in Portugal, or if you can smoke in the bars, or also more simply where to buy cigarettes! In this post I’ll attempt to provide answers for these simple questions, because some things weren’t even...

    0 by Jasmin, 11 months ago
  • What did I love the most in Portugal ?

    What did I love the most in Portugal ?  When do you have an opportunity to live for long period in a country which is not your national country ? When do you have a possibility to use more often the language which you have learned for long time in the school ? When...

    0 by Magdalena, one year ago
  • Portugal

    To be honest, Portugal is always seems too far for me and to be difficult to go to. It's because of the fact that both the plane tickets are expensive and the plane takes four hours from Poland. But one day we were bored in the room and when we checked the ticket prices...

    0 by Baris Bayram, one year ago
  • Wonderful castles of Sintra and Cabo da Roca

    The wonderful castles of Sintra. Yes, it is the plural. Indeed, Sintra has more than the famous Pena Palace. And they are all worth the visit. That’s why I am going to tell you about them. The first two, I saw on a trip with Erasmus. We had our own bus going to...

    0 by Nadine, 2 years ago
  • Day trip to Alentejo - Évora and Evoramonte

    The 1st of December is a bank holiday in Portugal and so, we didn’t have classes. Apparently, the celebrate the independence of Spain. And what does it mean, if we don’t have classes? We go sightseeing! Together with a friend, I drove to the region of Alentejo to...

    0 by Nadine, 2 years ago
  • Internship in Portugal

    I liked Lisbon so much that I soon knew I wanted to stay longer. Also, I had the feeling that my Portuguese had just improved and I wanted to exercise more to know it even better. Also most of my friends were staying for one, two or more years. I loved my flatmates and...

    0 by Nadine, 2 years ago
  • Road trip through North Portugal

    Let’s go on our next Road Trip to the North of Portugal! That was my plan for my sister and best friend, who were coming to visit me. Let’s go to the North and let’s do that during the coldest season. OK, that was not the reason, it was just the time that they...

    0 by Nadine, 2 years ago

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