Before you go to Erasmus, you will have a lot of questions and wonders. The fact that economic life and transportation in Lisbon is attractive enough for a student.
It all depends, of course, on whether we come for a moment (tourism), longer (professionally, scientifically) or for a living... and on what budget we have. Then we can choose the rest.
Looking for something to do in Lisbon? Whether you're a long-time resident, a newcomer, or just passing through, we've got plenty of useful information and activities for you.
Lisbon, the westernmost European capital, is located on the seven hills at the mouth of the Tagus River. This makes that the capital of Portugal has a unique character and is very picturesque.
It's February 2021. One year after consecutive (now 11) states of emergency have been imposed. It is mainly about staying at home, but there are also absurd situations, such as closing beaches or banning people from sitting on benches in public places...
The impressive coastline of a small country like Portugal makes a real impression - the continental part reaches a length of 830 km. Beaches created for surfing can be found almost anywhere...
Portugal is an interesting country where, despite the advantage of Catholics, it turns out to be possible: partnerships, legal abortion; after cremation, you can take your ashes home with you and soon euthanasia will come to it.
After many years of living in this country, we are seeing a continuous increase in food and real estate prices. Unfortunately, it is inadequate to earnings. The minimum salary of around 600€ has increased around 150€ in 10 years.
In capital city of Portugal fans of shopping will find also place for themselves. Feira da Ladra which means Thieve’s Market is unique place. In a nutshell we can define it as a flea market which is one of the most interesting in Lisbon.
A few years ago, when I was looking for an internship on my Erasmus program, I came to Lisbon. I was a little bit curious and encouraged by my sister, who had been there before.
At the end of vacation, a tourist can face a challenge because thoughts revolve around what exactly can be brought from vacation. Besides usual things such as postcards or magnets for the fridge it’s worth to bring something else from Portugal.
The Portuguese describe themselves as a 'nation of gentle customs'. It's the country in which we can find spontaneous sympathy, great patience and reflexivity.
As a company, I have met with Erasmus programs on various levels. We have sometimes organized study trips as well as incentive trips for adults. There were also trainings and conferences...