Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, it is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. The city’s Medieval architecture attracts people from all over the world, and has numerous historic buildings and world heritage sites like the Dom Luis I Bridge. When you think about Porto two things will come to mind, Wine and Art. The city is world famous for its wine, and you will find wine stores and museums everywhere in this beautiful city. One building that has grabbed the attention of many is a book story called Livraria Lello, the books stores amazing Neo-Gothic interiors will make you feel like you are in a different century.
If you like food and wine then you are at the right place, you can visit the Mercado do Bolhão food market, go to some of the world renowned restaurants or go for wine testing at some of the many port wine lodges in the city. Porto just like Lisbon, is very cultural diverse, you will therefore meet people from around the world, and even though the official language is Portuguese, most people you will meet have excellent English skills. When it comes to work, there are many opportunities for expats in Porto, but customer service positions do dominate here, because many of the largest companies in the world have decided to place their call centers here. So do you like food and wine in a city rich of culture, where you easily can get by speaking English, then Porto is the right city for you.