I already made several posts praising Portuguese food, so I will skip that part for now. All together I spent 5 months in Portugal, so I had a chance to eat like a Portuguese. 😁 The big change it was for me! In Finland, food hardly has any taste, and almost everything is fat free.... Continue Reading →
There were several stops on the way to the south to check small interesting spots. One of them is the mine São Domingos, where mining took place already under the Roman rule. In 1855, the mine started functioning again till 1966. Nowadays, the area (railway station) is absolutely ruined, it looks haunted, at the same... Continue Reading →
I keep up repeating that my favourite part of Portugal is Algarve, the South of the country. At the end of July, I was lucky to go there again (I was before at the beginning of the same month, but it was a short visit). This time, my friends and I went for a week,... Continue Reading →
Like I already mentioned, Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon, which survived in the earthquake, flood, and fire. Yes, poor Lisbon experienced it all within a short time. So, every time I wanted to feel a historic atmosphere, I went to Alfama. Every time the rout was different, and I often got lost there,... Continue Reading →
Here are the pictures of the Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology, which was open in October, 2016.
One of the most famous areas to go out is Pink Street in Cais de Sodre. The street ground is literally pink! Yes, it's painted pink. There are different pubs, clubs, and bars there, although the street is really small. During my stay in Lisbon, I was there maybe 3-4 times only. It's a good... Continue Reading →
My main reason of being in Portugal was working on my dissertation. It is a slow process which requires a lot of reading, consulting experts in the field, and of course deliberate patience and accuracy. Different people have their own style of working. I liked to write in different cafes. Yes, it's usually crowded there... Continue Reading →