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Old 31st January 2013, 08:16 PM
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Just wanted to say although I was a lurker for a long time I found the info on her very good.

I'm in the UK with friends and family and I feel really happy, I couldnt leave them I would miss them too much, theres so many things I realise I love about the UK.

but anyway I wish everyone the best of luck and just remember to research (alot) because its a massive massive decision and the same problems that you may have in the UK are still there in any country.


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I believe that a change from UK to Australia is difficult, I have some friends from UK expats here in Portugal who are quite happy, after all is only a 2 hour flight and there are cheap. The clime is good're inside the EU and have all the perks of nationals.

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What I have noticed is how clean everywhere is, how everyone looks after their gardens in england I'd not really noticed before, funny how different it seems when you approach things differently.

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I believe that a change from UK to Australia is difficult, I have some friends from UK expats here in Portugal who are quite happy, after all is only a 2 hour flight and there are cheap. The clime is good're inside the EU and have all the perks of nationals.

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The economy of spain and portugal is so bad though but it does have the advantage of being close. Its just that i think people assume the problems they might have in the UK dont exist elsewhere, but they do, and in some caases its a lot worse, the grass is always greener as they say.

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A firend of my mothers back from cyprus, she's trying to sell her house over there to move back to the UK but the house market is so poor not sure she'll get the price she paid for it which is sad but I guess thats one of the risks buying abroad.

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And nobody could have foreseen the banking crisis engulfing that nation in the boom years.

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What I have noticed is how clean everywhere is, how everyone looks after their gardens in england I'd not really noticed before, funny how different it seems when you approach things differently.
Clean in England? I guess it depends on the area. :P I noticed such a difference between the England and Finland when it comes to cleanliness. Being there just made me feel England is such a dirty place. (I know that's not true of every place though and some very clean areas, just not where I live, sadly.)

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I moved from UK to France and now Belgium. I would never want to return to UK, for me the crime is way out of control and its not a pleasant country to live anymore. I also find UK to be a police state with a lot of control over people living there, its very difficult to travel from Uk despite being close to Continental europe the experience going in and out of Uk airports is stressful and horrible, you cant drive anywhere either unless you take the eurotunnel which is again a long, expensive, stressful experience. The food is bad in UK compared to continental europe, the weather is terrible and for many services also Uk is bad now, especially NHS was a nightmare to deal with. I think Britain is for the British or for very desperate poor immigrants who need jobs to survive and support their families back home, for everyone else I dont think its worth it but even for the British a lot of them prefer to live away from Britain now. I think those who move back spend a little time and realize all the problems then leave again.
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I am very happy living in UK and don't dream of living anywhere else (though I have been to and stayed in a fair few).
So it depends on your perception, priorities and attitudes. I find bureaucracy (red tape) in Continental Europe pretty appalling.
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Strange people mention crime when crime levels in the UK have been falling for years and in many different areas we have the lowest levels in the world. I think some people read the daily mail too much lol.
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