Calm and laid-back.
Many legends are told about Portland. The city in the north-west of the USA with a population of 600,000 is famous for its attractiveness to young, alternatively minded hedonists, not least thanks to the satirical TV series “Portlandia”.
In Portland, “the world's greatest bike city”, the clocks go round at a slow, leisurely pace. As long as you don't try to discover and see everything within 48 hours.