Hi all, First of all, I hope you had an awesome Christmas and I wish you an awesome 2017! This will be a blogpost to get sentimental and reflect on the year and say thanks for all the support, and to talk about the new phase for the blog that is coming soon… In March 2016,… Continue reading Happy New Year 2017! Major blog news!
Hi all! This will be the last PhD related post of 2016 and what better way to finish the year of posts than by cheering? That’s what you do in a bar, right? Yes, and you can also listen to PhD students explaining their research in a really informal style and being asked questions by… Continue reading PubhD – Explain your PhD in a bar
Hi all! Here comes the recap of my trip to Belgium with ISIC Portugal, Hostelworld and Brussels Airlines. As you might know, I was one of the winners of the “Shipping you off to Belgium” contest ran by these three partners and I had a blast! I spent only two full days in Belgium and… Continue reading I was shipped off to Belgium! Brussels, Bruges and Ghent
Hi all! I have my backpack already all geared up for my trip to Belgium tomorrow! Super excited! However, I see that you have been enjoying my tips about trips in Portugal that you can do without a car and it’s my duty to talk about another nice trip I did in December (2014). Let’s find… Continue reading A day exploring the Route of the Romanesque, Portugal
Hi all! Since attending Web Summit the past November and working with startups directly as a volunteer, I have been thinking about writing a post comparing startups with PhDs. This idea first came into my mind after watching the talk with the very energetic and peculiar Gary Vaynerchuk on Youtube. I couldn’t watch this live since… Continue reading Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?
Hi all! We’re full swing with Fall and weather is getting cooler and rainier! Actually most of us can get put off by traveling this time of the year but well, I’m not. I like the feeling of less crowds, more misterious places, and lower prices. The only thing I don’t like is longer nights… Continue reading A budget-friendly weekend in Évora, Portugal
Hi all! I meant to write a completely different thing for my PhD related post this week and I’ll save that for the next post, but since it’s Thanksgiving week, nothing is more appropriate than to stop and think about our journeys. So, if you’re reading this post, either if you’re an academic like me or… Continue reading Thankful for the PhD journey
Hi all! So, you must be tired of hearing my speak about Norway but I’m truly in love with this country and I want to play a bit mythbuster now. When me and my boyfriend were looking for a place to go in August that we both hadn’t been yet in Europe (it’s a difficult task!),… Continue reading One week in Norway on a budget: yes, it’s possible!
Hi all! This post comes in the same line of my “lessons for my freshman self” post. If you read it, you’ll know I entered college 10 years ago, and I graduated from my Integrated Masters in Biomedical Engineering 5 years ago. Actually, it was on November 16th that I celebrated 5 years of that… Continue reading My MSc Thesis advice
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