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As an easily accessible European Union country, Portugal attracts expatriates in large numbers every year, particularly retirees. Indeed, Portugal is much appreciated for its pleasant climate, the living standards and quality, as well as affordable rent prices. By moving there, you will also discover a huge historical and cultural legacy and enjoy beautiful golden beaches and great food.

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The process of choosing a city to live in is not easy. We understand the responsibility inherent to such choice and, therefore, we want to share some relevant information about Porto to help you make an informed decision. Are you a peoples person? Do you love sunny days? Are you keen on living downtown? Be sure to inform yourself about the city before you take this huge step, and you can start right away by managing your expectations with our help.

Portugal welcomes large numbers of tourists every year for its historical and cultural richness. It also attracts expatriates under certain conditions. Discover the country…

Deciding to study abroad can be a nerve-wrecking decision, especially when its time to choose the foreign institution where your studies will continue and take care of all the bureaucratic process. Fear not, since Porto is a very friendly city for both international students and professionals.

Porto's culture can be felt while walking through the streets and interacting with the locals, but also in its museums, restaurants and the concert halls. Those are the details that will forever shape your experience in Porto, as this is a city that lets you be a part of its core. That being said, there are plenty of activities for you to choose from depending on your mood and company.

When in Porto, you will get the chance to contemplate its magnificent riverfront, walk through the old town's busy streets and taste the best Port Wine in the planet. It may be a challenge knowing what to do during weekdays, so here are five suggestion for five weekdays:

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My wife and I decided to cash in all our chips and move to another country as retirees. After considering other countries, our visit to Portugal left us with no doubt. We chose Ericeira as the perfect spot for us.

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Gail Aguiar is a Philippines-born, Canadian-raised freelance photographer who made Portugal home in late 2013, six countries and three continents later. Her blog, Gail at Large, chronicles almost two decades of of travel-centric living through a unique lens as a 4x expat. She lives in photogenic Porto with her Portuguese husband and their rescue dog from Guimarães.

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Four years ago we bought a house on the Vale da Telha in the Western Algarve to rent as a holiday let with a plan of retiring there a few years down the line. This is our journey from viewings and purchasing, to setting up a holiday rental and finally to creating a home to retire to...


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