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We made it to PORTUGAL!

By Riley Leary at CIEE

YAY!!! Everyone was so patient on Day 1 as we gathered all of our group members throughout the day!!! Most of our travel days started very early (or LATE the... keep reading

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Os Golfinhos!

By Haleigh Donovan at CIEE

Our last week in Portugal is in full swing!This morning, we journeyed to Setúbal, a port city on the south bank of the River Sado known for being a major... keep reading

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Lisbon, July 12

By Connar Franklin at CIEE

Boa Tarde, After a few days of orientation, rest, and tracking down lost luggage, the cohort of students split into two groups to begin the program in earnest. Today, Group... keep reading

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¡Bem vindo a Portugal!

By Jacquelyn Duffy at CIEE

Bon dia! Olá! My name is Jacqui and I am a Program Leader for Aquatic Ecosystems and Sustainibility in Lisboa. Session II arrived Saturday and we hit the ground running... keep reading

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Setubal: Fish Market and Bottle Nose Dolphins

By Maya Malik at CIEE

This 4th of July, our students had the opportunity to celebrate in the beautiful town of Setubal. We went to the fish market, talked to locals, and ended the day... keep reading

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Rocks, Tidal Pools, and a beautiful small city.

By Debi Bochmann at CIEE

On June 27th students and Leaders traveled by bus to Avencas Beach to learn about the distribution and disturbance of intertidal organisms. Students were briefed on the Intertidal Twilight Zone... keep reading

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Bird watching with a side of Portuguese food: Our day at Lagos Pequena and the Lisbon Cooking Academy

By Maya Malik at CIEE

This Thursday our group had an opportunity to do two completely different, yet fun activities. The first was visiting Lagos Pequena, an extremely diverse coastal lagoon that is a protected... keep reading

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Trying Our Hand at Tile

By Christena Svoboda Ojeda at CIEE

CIEE participants have seen an abundance of unique, eye-catching tiles inside and outside of buildings throughout Lisbon. Today we had the opportunity to tour the National Tile Museum and put... keep reading

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Surfs Up!

By Haleigh Donovan at CIEE

To wrap up another great week in Lisbon, we traveled over the Ponte 25 de Abril Bridge to Rainha beach at Costa da Caparica, where we were greeted by smiling... keep reading

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My favorite day!

By Jessica Hart at CIEE

Cova do Vapor Beach "This was my favorite day," is a phrase that we keep hearing as program leaders here in Portugal. So far students are receiving a multidimenional educational... keep reading

The city of Tomar

By Trinity M.

We took an overnight trip to the city of Tomar and it was breathtaking! From the beautiful sites to the huge lake with different species and castles it was all... keep reading

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"What does the ocean mean to you?"

By Mark Madrigal at CIEE

On day three of our trip in Lisbon students spent time learning more time about the local marine ecosystem! Students were also challenged to practice some functional Portuguese at the... keep reading

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A day in the city

By Jessica Hart at CIEE

What a beautiful day to visit the city center of Lisbon. Today students learned how to navigate Lisbon's four line rapid transit system, taking multiple lines alongside the locals to... keep reading

The beauty of Lisbon

By Trinity M.

Today we got to do a whole tour of the city, but it wasn't just about seeing things, we got to interact and engage! It was so beautiful seeing the... keep reading

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Starting off on the Right Foot

By Christena Svoboda Ojeda at CIEE

Our Lisbon experience began in the Philadelphia airport! As introductions were made, participants relaxed, played cards, and got to know each other a bit more while participating in a scavenger... keep reading