Our Portuguese friend, Augusto, has always dreamt of buying a motorhome and going with his dogs Meggy and Spotty on a trip across the Iberian Peninsula.
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.
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.
The Erasmus Student Exchange Programme gave me the chance. A trip for half a year to a country at the end of Europe, to a country whose subjective image I have painted in my imagination, was perhaps the most difficult decision in my life.
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.
If you have already passed Lisbon length and breadth. You know almost every corner. You like to spend your time walking or cycling. And during your vacation you still have time to do something interesting. Then, this proposal can be for you.
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.
During the fourth year of supplementary master studies in the field of tourism and recreation, I decided to apply for an internship. The company that accepted my candidacy was the MBChome - tourist event organization office in Lisbon.
Interest in Portugal appeared in my life thanks to the wonderful people I met during the first year of my studies. At the University of Physical Education I met many foreign students who came to Krakow for student exchange, including The Portuguese.
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.
Being in Lisbon it is worth entering into the skin of a typical João for one day (pronounced by John Smith in english-speaking countries).