Hi all! Here I am writing about past travels. This was a trip I took for 2 full days in the beginning of January in 2016 and was an awesome experience. So, let’s tell a bit of how my trip to São Miguel, an island we all know here in Portugal to be stunning, happened.… Continue reading Winter weekend in São Miguel, Azores, Portugal
Hi! I was planning on writing this post much later in my blog, but I felt so compelled to write this post today. Because things happen and I felt this urge. This will be a very personal post, not overthought, so bear with me through my confession. For who comes from outside the PhD and… Continue reading My take on impostor syndrome
Hi all! For the first post of the year, I’m starting with the new feature here on the blog, the interviews! I made a call on a Facebook group I’m in to interview fellow travel bloggers who are students like me. Laura from plantbasednomads.com replied and I instantly loved the blog! The design is great for… Continue reading Interview with Laura from Plant Based Nomads
Hi all! First of all, I wish you a super 2017! Even though 2016 was a pretty good year for me and for some of the closest people to me, I know that it was awful for many people too. So let’s all hope for the best year possible for all. And in case you… Continue reading Happy 2017 – PhD, travel and blogging resolutions!
Hi all! This will be the last PhD related post of 2016 and what better way to finish the year of posts than by cheering? That’s what you do in a bar, right? Yes, and you can also listen to PhD students explaining their research in a really informal style and being asked questions by… Continue reading PubhD – Explain your PhD in a bar
Hi all! Here comes the recap of my trip to Belgium with ISIC Portugal, Hostelworld and Brussels Airlines. As you might know, I was one of the winners of the “Shipping you off to Belgium” contest ran by these three partners and I had a blast! I spent only two full days in Belgium and… Continue reading I was shipped off to Belgium! Brussels, Bruges and Ghent
Hi all! I have my backpack already all geared up for my trip to Belgium tomorrow! Super excited! However, I see that you have been enjoying my tips about trips in Portugal that you can do without a car and it’s my duty to talk about another nice trip I did in December (2014). Let’s find… Continue reading A day exploring the Route of the Romanesque, Portugal
Hi all! Since attending Web Summit the past November and working with startups directly as a volunteer, I have been thinking about writing a post comparing startups with PhDs. This idea first came into my mind after watching the talk with the very energetic and peculiar Gary Vaynerchuk on Youtube. I couldn’t watch this live since… Continue reading Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?
Hi all! We’re full swing with Fall and weather is getting cooler and rainier! Actually most of us can get put off by traveling this time of the year but well, I’m not. I like the feeling of less crowds, more misterious places, and lower prices. The only thing I don’t like is longer nights… Continue reading A budget-friendly weekend in Évora, Portugal
Hi all! I meant to write a completely different thing for my PhD related post this week and I’ll save that for the next post, but since it’s Thanksgiving week, nothing is more appropriate than to stop and think about our journeys. So, if you’re reading this post, either if you’re an academic like me or… Continue reading Thankful for the PhD journey