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Porto, Portugal

Porto is the city, which all Portuguese people are in love with. Nevertheless, I always had strange relationship with that place. I always felt that we respect each other, but it was some tension, I don't know why. But for sure, the city has a character! After the seminar in lovely Aveiro, I went to… Continue reading Porto, Portugal

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Portuguese Complaints 

In my posts from the past, I was praising Portuguese people. This time I will talk about not so pleasant things, or better to say, about one trait, which is so typical for Português people - they are absolutely spoiled when it comes to food! Of course, I understand when you live in the country… Continue reading Portuguese Complaints 

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The Portuguese Are Lazy

The Portuguese are lazy, they don't work, they just chill, drink wine, and play football . That's a typical opinion on Portugal in the North. Well, for some reason, the stereotypes in other countries are not much better. More than that, I had myself the similar picture of Portugal before I actually arrived here 3… Continue reading The Portuguese Are Lazy

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Braga, Day 1

I went to Braga to attend the conference, and it was my first time in town. The first day was pretty challenging as I had a high fever, it was raining cats and dogs, and... it was terribly cold, around 14 degrees. I was prepared for none of these. The biggest struggle was the temperature… Continue reading Braga, Day 1

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8 Things From Russia Which May Surprise You

I finished writing about Portugal, and I was considering what the next topic could be. As my blog is about travelling and cultural experience, I decided to describe several things from Russia, which can be odd to you. 1. Mug. This is a typical print on the mug, which is used, for example: for boiling… Continue reading 8 Things From Russia Which May Surprise You

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Azulejos 

While walking Portuguese streets, you see houses, churches, palaces covered with the ceramic tileworks, which are called azulejos. They differ in colours and patterns, bringing new aspects of Portuguese history and culture to tourists from all over the world. Azulejos appeared in the 13th century to imitate Roman mosaic. According to some sources, Azulejos were… Continue reading Azulejos