Portland, OR Fors & Againsts


  • Good safety
  • Clean air without pollution
  • A lot of entertainments, cafes, restaurants and places to relax with friends or just to have a good time
  • Optimum humidity level
  • Mostly negative attitude to cigarettes
  • Very high level of secondary and higher education
  • Feel free to communicate with local in English
  • Efficient healthcare system, highly qualified doctors
  • Feel free to express your opinion or point of view publicly
  • Very favorable business environment
  • The traffic is very well organized, the roads are excellent
  • Appropriate for families with children
  • Not overfilled with people
  • Relationship between people and authorities is based on the principles of democracy
  • Internet speed is excellent


  • Current weather is chilly
  • Cool in winter
  • Very high prices for food and accommodation
  • Women have to be careful especially alone
  • Bad atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends