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Leaving the UK?

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I've always wondered why there aren't more expats on this forum.

 

What are peoples thoughts on travelling out of the UK to look for work?

 

If you would live somewhere else would it be and what would be the reasons?

 

Did you know if you could speak german, french or italian you could probably earn 6-15 times what you earn now (with a degree) doing the same thing while at the same time spending a lower percentage of your salary (15-30%) on rent?

 

 

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Leaving UK again in the next few weeks

I have settled on Belgium

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O fenomeno for what reasons did you settle for Belguim? Do you have fam/people out ther? Or you just going for dolo?

 

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Deffo not about leaving Europe unless it's for holidays/travel. I've always wondered about Switzerland.

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I've always wondered why there aren't more expats on this forum.

 

What are peoples thoughts on travelling out of the UK to look for work?

 

If you would live somewhere else would it be and what would be the reasons?

 

Did you know if you could speak german, french or italian you could probably earn 6-15 times what you earn now (with a degree) doing the same thing while at the same time spending a lower percentage of your salary (15-30%) on rent?

Exactly - language barrier.

 

I think it's down in part to us living on an island. Seems like everyone in mainland europe speaks / understands another language. That along with their native tounge AND English.

 

If those figures are correct then .... we should all do it.

 

Personally would consider somewhere with a healthier lifestyle, better weather, and a better salary/standard of living.

 

Tbh its not THAT bad here or more people would leave imo.

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Sporting reasons

I would adapt quicker because I am fluent in French

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Why Switzerland?

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best decision i have ever made was move to sweden 

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best decision i have ever made was move to sweden

How come?

/ when did you move akh?

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Sporting reasons

I would adapt quicker because I am fluent in French

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Why Switzerland?

 

Good salaries

 

Safe

 

Smack bang in the middle of Europe

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How much does Russian boost my salary

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3 languages crew

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o fenemo did u go to uni?

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best decision i have ever made was move to sweden

How come?

/ when did you move akh?

moved due to better quality of life. better housing,jobs,education in sweden 

 

left london in february 

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Need to up my language game and take it from there

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o fenemo did u go to uni?

How comes you asked?

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if u go switzerland u get like 7 bags minimum depending on what ur doing

 

fuck belgium is dry as fuck

 

couldnt get any dryer with their dry flat landscapes

 

went there on a school trip

 

was dead

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How much does Russian boost my salary

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If I find an opportunity abroad I am gone.  Can speak some Portuguese (Still learning), and read/understand a small amount of Spanish.  Wish I had learned languages when I was younger and found an opportunity to live abroad.  My friend knew someone that did one of those volunteering schemes in Brazil and apparently was the best thing she ever did.

 

Hoping to get solid practice Portuguese out in Brazil come carnival time.

 

One thing I will say is learning a language is one of the most enjoyable things I have done.  Definitely something I would recommend to everyone.

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Boggles the mind why black daemon haters on this forum wanna move from one daemon country to another ....

SMH

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Always been my aim to leave tbh. Had an opportunity to go both Australia & France but for different reasons I couldn't do either.

 

Got an interview this week though for an investment advisor job in Kuala Lumpur where I spend 6 months there be transferred to any location (within scope of the business) in Asia, South America or Middle East.

 

My aim personally is to get to Shanghai

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funny thing is...it's true

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Boggles the mind why black daemon haters on this forum wanna move from one daemon country to another ....

SMH

Which part of Africa are you currently posting from?

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Boggles the mind why black daemon haters on this forum wanna move from one daemon country to another ....

SMH

 

Beg you just shut up for once

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In relation to Germany, I've never been, but old colleagues and also German tutors I had all told me that the vast majority of MNE's working language is English and its not a big issue not knowing German and the pay is substantially better for a graduate compared to the UK

 

Looked at going out there for work earlier this year but the mrs didn't fancy it

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