Porto, Portugal
Maïwenn, 25
Studying Dentistry
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm studying Dentistry in Portugal because I like to have new experience in my life :)

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Jack Johnson - Only The Ocean, Rixton - Me and My Broken Heart , Joss Stone - 4 and 20 Galimatias - pretty thoughts, Nathan Ball - right place, Xavier Rudd - Follow the sun

What are the best TV shows of all time?

The Big Bang Theory

Name some spots in Porto that are good for a Tinder date.

Miradouro Ignez at sunrise or any beach on sunrise with thermos

Who’s your hero and where in Porto would you take them out for a serious hang?

Don't know who's my hero is but maybe some place upside with large view

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Pull & Bear (sorry not sorry) , Billabong

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Parque de Serralves

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Wander without anything else to do

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Porto and where did you get it?

I can imagine Francesinha ahahah (but never try, never know) !

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Porto that you particularly like?

O Bonaparte (not so hidden bur still feel like drinking a beer at home)

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Porto? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

The Yeatman (very nice view) for an aperitif

What restaurant in Porto looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Sabores do Sebouh

Where can you get the best cocktail in Porto? Which one do you like?

A Margarita in LKodak (Leça da Palmeira) or a sangria in Champanheria

Where would you take your partner in Porto if you wanted to really pamper them?

The Sheraton for a day at the spa (40€)

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Tosta mista com mateigna (ham and cheese sandwish) but still good in Portugal, especially in local dark place

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Porto?

O Diplomata

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Porto?

Honolulu coffee

What are the Porto spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Praça Aliados, parque do palacio do cristal, miradouro Ignez, rua Santa Catarina,

Tomorrow’s your last day in Porto. How do you spend it?

Breakfast at Honolulu, walking in Jardim do Palacio do Cristal e taking pics. 12h in front of La Fnac for the little surprise, eating at Puro 4050, walking on the bridge D Luis, have a drink seeing the bridge, jump from the bridge (maybe one day) ! go to Base for the sunset, eating late and dancing all night in galerias de Paris

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

It's Ericeira and honestly I don't know why, I belong to this place <3

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