Here are the premises of the second oldest university in Europe! This is the heart of educational history! I was very excited to walk in that area, imaging that centuries ago, there were students wandering the same streets to get one of the best education in Europe. Being in academia for many years, I felt… Continue reading Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Everyone here in Portugal was telling me that people from the North of Portugal are the nicest. As an outsider, I would like to share my own opinion on it. Yes, people in the north are nice, but I felt more comfortable with Coimbra community. Before I got some Brazilian company to do sightseeing, I… Continue reading Coimbra People
During my stay in Porto, I decided to go to the beach where I was spending time in 2015. It felt like a checkpoint for 2 years of my life, what changed, what are the achievements and losses, what are the goals and dreams. It was very refreshing and inspiring to be back, in a… Continue reading Praia do Porto
In June, I had a chance to explore Alentejo, the area between Lisbon and Algarve. I stayed on a farm there, so tranquil and connected to the nature.
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
A quick post about how I feel here in Portugal, in Lisbon. I am getting more and more in love with this country, this city, and the flat where I am staying. At the beginning of the month, I was away from the flat because I delayed to extend my stay and it was rented… Continue reading Getting Local
What is the first association which comes to your mind, when you hear ‘Sweden’? For me, IKEA will be among the first thoughts, the shop which sells cheap minimalistic furniture all over the world. No, not because I got used to shop there a lot. The reason is the first text I read in the… Continue reading IKEA in Portugal