Living in Porto guide for expats

All the information you need to relocate and live in Porto.

Our selection of articles for expatriation in Porto

Things to do in Porto alone, with your partner or with friends

Whether you're traveling solo, with your partner or with an extended group of family/friends, there are plenty of things ...

Things to do in Porto on weekdays

While walking through the streets, interacting with the people, and visiting local museums, restaurants and concert halls ...

The networking etiquette in Porto

Cultural, religious and political differences can be felt while traveling within most countries, which is even more relevant if ...

Indoor and outdoor activities in Porto

Make no mistake – food is a big part of people's identity in Northern Portugal, which means you'll necessarily spend a lot ...

The food scene in Porto

A magnificent way of getting acquainted with a city's culture is to taste its food! We recommend you be open-minded about ...

Discovering Porto

The process of choosing a city to live in is not easy. We understand the responsibility inherent in such a choice, and therefore ...

Developing your social circle in Porto

Like in many other places, you will need to take part in Porto's events and interact with those around you in your daily ...

Developing a professional network in Porto

To build a professional network in a foreign city, especially one such as Porto, which keeps growing and changing at a frantic ...

Adjusting to the local culture in Porto

If you want to truly embrace Porto's culture, then getting acquainted with the locals is a must! Once you're up for it ...

Neighbourhoods in Porto

Most people visiting Porto for the first time spend most of their time exploring the downtown, and the same thing goes for ...

The work culture in Porto

As a relatively big and well-developed city, you will find all kinds of companies when looking for a job in Porto. Depending ...

The labor market in Porto

In the past few years, the labor market in Porto has suffered a considerable boom. There are far more opportunities now that the ...

Renting options in Porto

Over the past few years, rent prices in Porto have been soaring. As the city's popularity grows among tourists and more and more ...

Universities in Porto

Amidst all the bureaucracy, travel expenses, tuition fees and visa arrangements, studying abroad can be a nerve-wracking ...

Student life in Porto

First of all, you should know that it was actually the local university (Universidade do Porto) that inspired J. K. Rowling's ...

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