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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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The most relaxing places of my STEM journey

Hi all! Today I thought initially of writing about “How I relax as a PhD Student” to stay aligned with today’s #summerofstem topic, but I have an old blogpost which has been pretty well read, about ways to maintain mental health as a PhD student, and all the advice I have to give is pretty… Continue reading The most relaxing places of my STEM journey

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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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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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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

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The first weekend in Boston

Hi all! I have been super busy getting to know the city, setting myself up at the MIT, and I even saw the first snow already. But today I managed to wind down a little and try to get this post ready before Tuesday ends here in the East Coast. The first weekend was amazing… Continue reading The first weekend in Boston