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Porto in 48 hours

Seeing as my time in Portugal is drawing to a close, I decided that I would use one of my three remaining weekends in the country to take a spontaneous trip up to Porto, the country’s second-largest city. 1,876 more words

Year Abroad

Francesinha à Rigor

Francesinha é um prato típico da cidade do Porto, em Portugal. É uma sanduíche recheada com linguiça, salsicha fresca, fiambre, carnes frias e bife de carne de vaca, e para finalizar, muitooo queijo, o qual é posteriormente derretido. 620 more words


Francesinha - A croque-monsieur on steroids

You haven’t really been to Porto if you haven’t eaten a Francesinha; which translates to ‘little french girl’. Mon Dieu! It surprises me the French haven’t raised objection yet. 295 more words

Move over, madame

I hold as a universal truth in my heart that almost everything is improved by being topped with a fried egg. (Maybe not desserts, but you know what, if someone were up to the challenge of making one work, I’d be happy to try it.) 286 more words

Out Of Town

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