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Whale watching in Massachusetts

Hi all! Here I am trying to catch up with the post that should have been released yesterday. For the #summerofstem challenge of yesterday, the theme was “splash”. And the theme of today is “sun-day” So I thought, what better way to celebrate this topic than a sunny day where I saw so many whales… Continue reading Whale watching in Massachusetts

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Best cheap eats in Boston

Hi all! So, this was meant to be yesterday’s post but life got in the way! All I can tell you about this topic is that Boston has an insane crazy variety of places to eat but most of them are not that cheap. I used to think a €15 meal in Lisbon was already… Continue reading Best cheap eats in Boston

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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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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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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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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

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What I learned in 1 month in Cambridge & MIT

Hi! So, if you read my blog frequently, which I hope you do (Pussy the Boots eyes), you might have noticed I’ve been a bit absent from writing and making social media content. So that would be my first lessons about this month! Today, March 3rd 2017, it’s 1 month since I’ve arrived! I am… Continue reading What I learned in 1 month in Cambridge & MIT

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Little Portugal in East Cambridge, Massachusetts

Hi all! It’s been a week already that I moved to the USA and the walking can’t stop! I know I will be much busier with work very soon, but this month I want to get to know Boston and Cambridge as much as possible. Well, as long as the snow permits. I must think I’m… Continue reading Little Portugal in East Cambridge, Massachusetts