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If you wanted to and could move to any country in the world (irrespective of visas and Brexit and all of that) where would you go?

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Chicchicchicchiclana Fri 30-Oct-20 20:51:56

Also including, just being able to live 6 months in the other country and 6 months at home to see friends/family etc. And being able to work in both or afford it otherwise.

Pure fantasy land!

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Dogsaresomucheasier Fri 30-Oct-20 20:53:17

New Zealand.
Beautiful, currently led by a responsible, socialist administration, what’s not to love

Chicchicchicchiclana Fri 30-Oct-20 21:23:37

I can definitely see the attraction of New Zealand, but it's just such a long way from everyone else? Perhaps that's the biggest part of the appeal for you?

At the moment I live in a city of more than 8 million people, I honestly can't imagine living in a whole country with a smaller population.

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backaftera2yearbreak Fri 30-Oct-20 21:32:36

Costa Rica. I’ve never been but read so many positive things.

PercyKirke Fri 30-Oct-20 21:37:24

Can honestly say, I can't think of one. Germany probably, if pushed.

PicsInRed Fri 30-Oct-20 21:40:26

NZ/UK. Not 6 months and 6 months though. 3, 3, 3, 3, alternating, and skip the shitty weather of each. All skiing and sunshine. ⛷🏖 And family, fucking covid. Would have to fly business for the regular jetlag though!

Ninkanink Fri 30-Oct-20 21:42:10

Home - Denmark. I love Copenhagen, it’s my happy place. And I love the little town where my grandparents lived.

Inchargeofcupsandice Fri 30-Oct-20 21:45:36

Can I invent my own country? I want to live in a country with the climate of Spain, flora and fauna of Brazil, and politics and governance of Finland/Denmark/Sweden.

chloworm Fri 30-Oct-20 21:46:31

Netherlands or Canada!

Cattenberg Fri 30-Oct-20 21:48:30

Isn’t there a big hole in the ozone layer above NZ? I don’t think my pale skin would cope well. Stunning country, though.

I quite fancy Switzerland, or a remote island in Fiji with white sand beaches.

Prettybluepigeons Fri 30-Oct-20 21:48:48

i would go and live on majorca
somewhere like this

www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/97252559?currencyCode=GBP#/

Hubcapdiamondstarhalo Fri 30-Oct-20 21:50:45

Another vote for New Zealand here. I love the place, and have family there. I'd have emigrated years ago, but couldn't persuade dh.

CaraDuneRedux Fri 30-Oct-20 21:52:15

Italy.

PicsInRed Fri 30-Oct-20 21:56:16

Isn’t there a big hole in the ozone layer above NZ?

We prefer "sun roof".

Mixitupalot Fri 30-Oct-20 22:01:26

I always wanted to move to Florida or California... wouldn’t go if you paid me now.

Probably Italy, what’s not to love!

Oliversmumsarmy Fri 30-Oct-20 22:04:17

The US.

I feel at home there.

Chicchicchicchiclana Fri 30-Oct-20 22:09:03

I think I'd go to somewhere in Greece. Just got to research my islands first smile. But it would only be for part of the year, I have a lot of affection for my rainy old home country.

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Krook Fri 30-Oct-20 22:09:04

Japan. Clean, polite, nice food

dootball Fri 30-Oct-20 22:10:34

The UK.

mrshonda Fri 30-Oct-20 22:13:36

New Zealand, without a doubt.

Serena1977 Fri 30-Oct-20 22:38:35

New Zealand, Canada but at the top strangely i love Lanzarote

jambeforeclottedcream Fri 30-Oct-20 22:40:36

Oooooo good question
Canada Or France .

Chinam Fri 30-Oct-20 22:45:45

Vietnam. Beautiful people, stunning country.

Shizzlestix Fri 30-Oct-20 22:52:53

I always was desperate to go to the Blue Ridge mountains or similar having spent some brilliant holidays in log cabins there. However, that was pre-Trump. It horrifies me to see what he is doing and the people who support him are, IMO, insane. One said tonight that there is no point in wearing a mask if you are healthy. Totally missed the point, which is what I think many of his supporters are doing.

I think, therefore, my answer would be to buy somewhere remote in the U.K. and fence it well!

Graphista Fri 30-Oct-20 22:53:53

Another vote for New Zealand.

But this was true for me even pre covid.

I've family there, i even looked into it very seriously following split from ex wish I'd done it now. At the time I didn't want to take dd away from her dad but he was a useless twat about staying in touch anyway!

Good climate not as hot as aus, great governance, good work opportunities with much better work/life balance than Uk, GORGEOUS scenery, loads of outdoor activities and amazing culture

I've got 7 years to try on a work visa or maybe if I win the lottery (despite not playing grin) I could go as an investor/entrepreneur

Ahhh we can but dream

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