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Intra Rail in Portugal – Beira Baixa railway

Hi all! This post will start a series of posts about my “goodbye” to Portugal before I go to the US. As I write this post, I should be taking off from Lisbon in 1 week from now in order to head towards my new life in the US. I know I have a few… Continue reading Intra Rail in Portugal – Beira Baixa railway

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One day in Oslo, Norway

Hey all! This is my last post about my August trip to Norway (for real? Almost 3 months have passed!). While next week I will have a post on how is it really possible to travel to Norway on a budget, seems we are saying goodbye so that I can post about other exciting travels.… Continue reading One day in Oslo, Norway

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Ferry ride along Naerofjord, Norway

Hi! It’s October, new month new posts! What better way to kickstart the first month of Fall with a post about a day with lots of rain? Yeah, that was August 26th this year in Norway. Early Fall, no? As you can see in the post about Bergen, we had a very good day with… Continue reading Ferry ride along Naerofjord, Norway

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One day in Bergen, Norway

Hey all! With already one month passed since my trip to this lovely country, it’s time to start writing more detailed posts about the places I visited. And no better way to get to know Norway than starting in Bergen, which seems, from what I read, one of the most authentic cities with the wooden… Continue reading One day in Bergen, Norway

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The end of Europe: Cabo da Roca, Portugal

Hey! So, when you think about the most Western point of Europe, what are your guesses? Greenland? Yes, that’s easy. But about continental Europe, what do you think? Finisterra in Galicia, Spain? No…that’s not. The guess is more south and close to Lisbon. So now I’ll take you through a VERY WINDY but super beautiful… Continue reading The end of Europe: Cabo da Roca, Portugal

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A weekend in Sines & Porto Covo, Portugal

Hey hey! We are right in Music Festival season here in Portugal and, even though this year I’m not going to any (go figure that I have to save money to go to Norway), last year I went to two. This, and the next travel post, will be about these festivals, because you get to… Continue reading A weekend in Sines & Porto Covo, Portugal

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Leadership Weekend

Hi all! This post will be a mixed PhD and travel post, since it refers to some sort of PhD Retreat that my PhD program holds for 1st year students only. Therefore, I did this last year. Damn, why couldn’t I create the post last year, so many things happened! I am talking about the… Continue reading Leadership Weekend

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A roadtrip from Lisbon to Fátima, Portugal

Hey all! Here in Portugal we’re full swing with Summer and it’s super hot! I have tried to go often to the beach after work though, you might be seeing some pictures in my Instagram if you follow me there. So here I am talking about a day trip from Lisbon that is quite common.… Continue reading A roadtrip from Lisbon to Fátima, Portugal

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What to do in half a day in Basel, Switzerland

Hi all! Here I am writing about the only city in Switzerland that I had been before this trip in 2013 (I went to Basel in 2012 for a conference) and what to do there if you have half a day to spend there. This might be pretty common for you because the EuroAirport Basel… Continue reading What to do in half a day in Basel, Switzerland

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What to see in Lucerne, Switzerland

Hi all! There was a break of some days in posting on the blog but here I am again to finish this series. I could not finish this series without talking about the city I was staying, Lucerne. If you want to be based somewhere for the whole trip, I recommend this city because it’s… Continue reading What to see in Lucerne, Switzerland