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Life in Porto

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Soon after your arrival, you will fall in love with the Mediterranean climate and the warmth of the people. The hospitality of the Portuguese as well as a large expat community will allow you to quickly make friends. Away from the hustle and bustle and just a short walk from the waterfront, lies the Fontainhas ("Little Fountains" in Portuguese) neighbourhood. Here, we find ourselves in the midst of small side streets, street cafés and antique shops. Regional restaurants and bars invite you to take a relaxed lunch break.