Expatriate Living in Praia, Cape Verde

    Dec 10, 2015 @ 08:30 AM / by Matthew McClintic

    Praia, Cape Verde is one of the many cities where AIRINC conducts surveys for cost of living data. This month, it was highlighted during an internal City Briefing Seminar and this video provides much of the content from that briefing. We hope you enjoy our presentation and please feel free to email us if you have any feedback about it!


    Typical street in Plato/Plateau neighborhood

    In this video you will learn about:

    • A brief history of the Cape Verde Islands
    • Currency, topography, and population
    • Transportation and arrival information
    • Infrastructure, international schools, and medical issues and availability
    • Availability of cost of living market basket items and prices
    • Availability of clothing and furnishings
    • Restaurants
    • Expatriate housing rentals
    • Expatriate entertainment and recreation: clubs, gyms, beaches, and more

    This post is taken from On-site Insight, AIRINC’s in-house global mobility blog. On-site Insight provides AIRLinc subscribers with an exclusive “behind-the-surveys” insight into new and existing expatriate locations based on commentary and photos from our global research team. Included is information on general living conditions as well as changing costs for both goods and services and housing and utilities, along with much, much more!

    Topics: On-site Insight, Cape Verde, Insights and Experience, Praia

    Matthew McClintic

    Written by Matthew McClintic

    Growing up, Matt moved every four years around the United States, eliciting a love for travel. During his college years, he studied abroad at the Instituto Tecnológico e Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Monterrey, Mexico and fell in love with both Mexico and Latin America. After college, he moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina where he lived over two years, improving his Spanish and studying Portuguese at the Centro Universitario de Idiomas (CUI) in Buenos Aires. Since joining AIRINC, Matt has specialized in conducting surveys in Latin America while still being able to see much of the world. While in the office, he analyzes survey data for the Housing Team, concentrating on the Latin American region.