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5 things to do indoors and outdoors in Boston

Hi all! First of all, this post is a combination of two planned posts for the Blog Every Day August challenge. Since yesterday I unfortunately couldn’t post, I decided to combine the two topics of Summer of STEM: Outdoors and Indoors, to provide you my recommendations on what to do indoors and outdoors in the… Continue reading 5 things to do indoors and outdoors in Boston

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Writer’s block

Featured photo: MIT Briggs Field, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Hi all! For today’s post in my Blog Every Day August, I want to do something very simple. And by this, I’d like to say: I don’t feel like writing anything. Period. It is not my purpose today to give advice on how to overcome this. I… Continue reading Writer’s block

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Holidays and parades in the USA – Spring/Summer edition

Hi all! Let’s keep going on getting to know a bit more about how it is living in the USA (namely in Massachusetts) as an international PhD student. This involves as well getting to know better the American culture and the purpose behind some national (and state) holidays and customs. This was one of the… Continue reading Holidays and parades in the USA – Spring/Summer edition

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6 lessons from 6 months of PhD life abroad

Featured photo: Charles River from Harvard Bridge at Sunset. View over Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Hi all! It’s August 3rd, so yay, it’s 6 months since I came to the USA! These have been by far the most intense 6 months of my life in all aspects. I’ve been going through the highest highs… Continue reading 6 lessons from 6 months of PhD life abroad

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A roadtrip from Boston to Portland, Maine

Hi all! It’s two days in a row for the Blog Every Day August challenge! So, yesterday I talked about how on April 1st I went to Boston College. Actually, April 1st was the original day meant for the roadtrip I’m going to talk about today. We saw on the weather forecast that the snow… Continue reading A roadtrip from Boston to Portland, Maine

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Snowy afternoon in Boston College

Hi all! Here I am, in the midst of all this newly found urge to write about my adventures (and starting my Blog Every Day August #BEDA challenge), and feeling the need to cool down from this summer heat in Boston. Therefore, let’s go back to April and write about things I used to do… Continue reading Snowy afternoon in Boston College

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Beauty and the PhD

Hi all! It’s been so long! Between working in three projects at the same time now, traveling and conferences, and keeping up with the busy social life here in Cambridge, not much time left. But the desire has not stopped and I know blogging does me a ton of good, so I’ve felt compelled to… Continue reading Beauty and the PhD

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Strolling around Harvard Campus

Hi all! Don’t you love when you have a commitment somewhere, and things don’t go as planned afterwards, making a shift for the better? I had that same feeling when I found myself in Harvard and had to work after the said commitment. I tried to go to the cafeteria of Harvard Art Museum (which is… Continue reading Strolling around Harvard Campus

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Back to the Back Bay, Boston

Hi! Even though I still didn’t travel outside the Boston and Cambridge area, the travel posts keep coming. First of all, I want to say that this afternoon walk and post comes this soon in my stay in the area due to a coincidence. I had gone to a bar nearby Newbury Street and I… Continue reading Back to the Back Bay, Boston

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Strolling around Beacon Hill, Boston

Hi! The day I wrote my latest post (check out my 1-month lessons in Cambridge & MIT) I had had enough. Enough of spending 10 days straight at MIT without a day off, feeling so sucked into this wonderful campus, but I needed to get away. Since I have a flexible work schedule, I thought… Continue reading Strolling around Beacon Hill, Boston