Priceless Porto

Priceless Porto Porto by rvacapinta

This article was written by Global Graduates, published on 11th May 2011 and has been read 4363 times.

Oliver spent his year abroad in Porto, Portugal. Read on as he fills the year abroad gaps...
My name is: Oliver

I'm studying: French and Portuguese

For my year abroad I went to: Porto, Portugal

While I was there I: Taught in a secondary school.

Five words to describe my year away are: Cheap, rainy, comfy, drunken, unforgettable.

My top tips for anyone going there are: Learning to eat tripe, the local delicacy, without grimacing.

The cleverest people find accommodation: In newspaper ads.

Don't leave without: Your sense of humour.

The best night out is: Caipirissimas in Maus Habitos, then dancing in Plano B.

When your parents visit: Take them to the gardens of the Serralves Museum.

My favourite lunch place: Cufra for francesinhas, in Matosinhos.

My best place for a hot date: The Clérigos clock-tower.

On a Sunday: Stay in bed.

If you want to fit in quickly, you should: Learn to speak Portuguese!

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