Erasmus blog Portugal

  • 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago
  • Madeira

    Being in Portugal, you really have to take advantage of the short flying times and low prices to the Portuguese islands. That is at least what me and my friends thought, when we planned our holiday on Madeira. Madeira is an island of the Autonomic region Portugal and...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Almost caught by the police... Panorámico de Monsanto

    Today was a very interesting and exciting day. I wanted already for a long time to go to the Panorámico de Monsanto. I read about it in an online guide about Lisbon and thought it sounded good. It is a restaurant on a miradouro – which is a lookout – that was...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Road trip through Central Portugal

    As the 8th of december was a public holiday, we used the time to go on a four day road trip through central Portugal. As not many people were so lucky with the dates of their exams, many of my friends either had to study or even had exams on Friday. Many of them had...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Wonderful Azores, wonderful Sao Miguel!

    I always wanted to go to the Azores and after talking a lot about it in our classes in university, didn’t matter whether in language, culture or history, I wanted it even more. Together with some friends, we decided to go there for a few days. It is only two and a...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Christmas and New Years Eve in Lisbon

    This year, I decided to stay in Lisbon for Christmas as I wanted to experience the typical Portuguese way of celebrating. That I stay for New Years Eve had been clear all the time. My sister and my best friend were planning to come to celebrate it with me, same as last...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Weekend with my favourite Portuguese and her family

    This weekend, my flatmate invited me to spend the weekend with her and her family in her city. They had always asked for some time, but we never managed to find a date. Finally, we had set this weekend and Friday after work I took the train to meet her. She had already...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • University in Portuguese

    I was curious about my daily life at university. You always have to think about that it is a different country, with different culture, different educational system and therefore also the classes and life at university can be really different. After my experiences in...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Life in a shared flat

    If we don’t take my family into account, I have never lived in a shared flat before. I mean, of course I have been on holidays with friends and spent half a year in New Zealand in youth hostels, which is kind of similar. The difference is just, that I always changed...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Welcome week in Lisbon

    As the Portuguese are so friendly and open towards foreigners, the city hall organised a complete welcome week for the international students. The whole week events were offered for free for the international students. Of course, you had to register beforehand for the...

    0 by Nadine, 2 months ago
  • Welcome session in Porto

    On Friday, we had an official greeting event for all the international students of the Universidade Católica in the whole country. The Universidade Católica has several universities in Lisbon, Braga, Viseu and Porto. The welcoming was done in O Portoand was for all...

    0 by Nadine, 3 months ago
  • First impressions about Lisbon

    Olá da boa Lisboa! Hello from Lisbon! I am already in Lisbon for two weeks, but never find the time to write, I am just too busy. Of course, that’s Erasmus Life! Arrival: I just wanted to tell you about my first impression about this new part of my life. At least, it...

    0 by Nadine, 3 months ago
  • How it came to my second Erasmus

    And my next time abroad. Actually, this was not planned, I just came back from Pars. So, how did this come? I will explain this spontaneous decision. I came back from my semester abroad in Paris on the 31stof January last year and was so happy to see all my friends,...

    0 by Nadine, 3 months ago
  • Portugal , a Love Affair

    Erasmus with my best friend Eventhough i was and still am currently an Erasmus student i do think that my experience in Portugal was the most interesting by far and complex , full of nice stories which forever i will remember. It starts like this... After coming home...

    0 by Madalina, one year ago
  • Discovering Portugal: Road trip on the Southern Coast

    Although I have already written two posts about our experiences in Portugal (Lisbon, Porto), everything started with a one-day road trip on the Southern Coast. We were on holidays in Islantilla, a coastal area in the South of Spain, very close to the Portuguese border,...

    0 by Petra, one year ago
  • 28 reasons why you should never go to Portugal

    If you ever think about going to Portugal to spend some time, then I strongly suggest you read this article before making your decision. It's for your own good, really. 1. Portugal is rather dull-looking. Douro River, Porto. Source 2. The natural landscapes aren’t...

    31 by Nuno, 2 years ago
  • Information welcome

    Hi Yall Hoping some one will actually read this , who will be able to help me out hereI have traveled so much in my 24 years of life time ^^. and lived all over the place  comming to portugal is a way lot harder then any other place that i have been throughWel me and...

    0 by Fabrizia, 3 years ago

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