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    Thread: Why did you or why do you want to emigrate?


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      Why did you or why do you want to emigrate?

      Just wondered?

      It never really crossed my mind until my husband asked if I would like to move to New York as he had been asked to interview for a job there. TBH I didn't think it would get as far as moving, not because I doubted my husband's ability but more I thought we wouldn't get a work visa. Then 3 months later we were moving! 18 months later and another job and we are still here, well in Florida now.
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      I wanted to travel ever since Miami vice was on the telly. Me and my best mate Reg had big ideas about driving across America but lasted 6 weeks and got as far as Texas, ran out of money and came home. We also had a dream of getting and ex army land-rover and driving to asia overland (never happened), I then done the backpacking thing - Aus, Thailand, Malaysia and loved it but when I emigrated to Australia as a "grown up" I hated it. I had a few years in Germany in the 90's but and loved it and Spain for 10 years (loved it too). Back in the UK now and now appreciate it much more.
      Just read the question again and it looks like i've just rambled a bit...
      To answer the OP.. I suppose its just wunderlust.. when its in you.. its in you...
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      it happens a lot everywhere in the world...