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Portugal Day 3 - Porto

On the third day of our trip we took a train from Lisbon and reached Porto around midday. We made our way to the city center by going to the beautiful Sao Bento train station with intricate tiled walls depicting Portugal’s history. 231 more words

Porto in a Nutshell

Porto, yet another underrated city in Western Europe. Can be reached within 3-hour train ride from Lisbon, this city is another must visit city when one is thinking of going to Portugal. 721 more words


Portuguese Getaway in Porto

My summer holidays officially started last week but no time to waste waiting for results of my exams: I’ve got to travel! So Portugal was high up on my list of places to visit as it remains one of the main European countries I have never seen yet. 868 more words


The First Port 'O Call

A lot has happened in the past month, which means there’s a lot to write about. Unfortunately, I’ve been pretty lazy with blogging, but that just means there will be a lot of exciting posts about traveling in the next few weeks! 1,346 more words


The Portuguese Francesinha pavilion I had set up for the #Expo2015 in Milan

The expo, or universal exhibition, is one of those events where flags are let waved. I cannot avoid to be fascinated. The idea of supremacy of technology and the competition among the nations (previously colonial powers) for the most cutting edge technology and innovation stand with affectation under the idea of setting up unusual stands. 954 more words

The Portuguese Kitchen - Part 1: Meals and Meat

A cozinha portuguesa …

With my parents coming to Porto in less than 3 weeks, I’m starting to think deeply about how I want to show them the country I fall in love with – and one of the first things coming in mind is, the Portuguese kitchen. 539 more words


Francesinha: Porto's Powerful Sandwich

On my first night in Porto I met up with my new friends Melissa and Justin whom I met on my flight from Lisbon and their friend Christie for dinner. 312 more words