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>> No. 3454 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 2:57 am
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Hello lads.

I've recently embarked on a new career that allows me to work from home, anywhere that has a decent Internet connection (50 Mbps down/10ish up).

Currently in London and I absolutely love the summers here. Come October and I'm ready to jet off somewhere and never come back. If I could wave a magic wand and have it be always be July, I'd never want to leave.

My wife has family in Germany so I can't go too far away and I'm hopeless at foreign languages so I don't really want to move to a country where English isn't the main language. It's no good being somewhere that almost everyone speaks English but all the official tax forms and stuff are in Spanish or something.

My wife also doesn't want to live in a properly hot and dry country that regularly exceeds 30° in the summer.

We have no kids and she can also work from home.

I'm fairly sure that there isn't anywhere that fulfills all of these requirements but I thought I'd ask here on the off chance that one of you knows of somewhere obscure.

I'm not that bothered about bars and restaurants and excitement. As long as I can get some sort of booze, I'll be grand.
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>> No. 3455 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 3:22 am
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Parts of the California coast, south-east Australia and the southern tip of South Africa meet your criteria. There are lots of very mild microclimates in these regions. The coast between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth is exceptionally pleasant.
>> No. 3457 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 3:27 am
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Firstly, you'll never, ever find a country close enough to Germany to be practical, that has English as their primary language, that isn't here or Ireland - Cork is quite nice if that's a hard limit. Otherwise, if you want everything else you describe, I'd recommend just sucking it up and dealing with the language thing. The sacrifice of having to scratch your head a bit longer at your taxes once a year seems worth it to live in your ideal location. The other possibility is somewhere further afield (like yankville), and then the sacrifice is just long flights but you get to keep your fear of languages.

Importantly, in any euro country you'll certainly find that everyone speaks English and you'll also absorb the language even if you think you won't, so I wouldn't worry too much. You have to go really, really deep into the sticks to find people who can't speak english these days. Most of these countries also have great resources for expats, I know for sure that in Germany you have SteurGo which is a service for doing your taxes that is entirely in English - I can't imagine they're the only ones.

There are plenty of places abroad that are essentially ex-pat havens anyway, Dordogne in France springs to mind, where you'll essentially be living in an English town anyway.
>> No. 3458 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 4:07 am
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Jersey. Much better weather than most of the UK, and some potential upsides on the tax front.
>> No. 3459 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 4:19 am
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Oh, yeah.

This lad has it.
>> No. 3460 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 8:36 am
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Gibraltar obviously
>> No. 3461 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 1:30 pm
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Stirlingshire meets those requirements, not bad to look at either.
>> No. 3462 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 4:48 pm
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How do you find the prospect of just fucking off somewhere else so easy?
>> No. 3463 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 6:59 pm
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We have a winner.
>> No. 3464 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 7:04 pm
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Not op, but I fuck off somewhere else (be it city or country) roughly every two years. I always tend to cycle back to where I was born, stay there for two years, then go and fuck off to one or two new places again and the cycle continues.

When people tell me that they've lived in the same place for ten years, or worse that they're in their 30s and have lived in the same town where they were born their whole life my mind boggles.

We were the few generations who really had a good shot at fucking off and living wherever we wanted. European free movement, internet economy and "digital nomads". Now the kibosh is coming down on all that and we have no idea when we might get those kinds of freedoms again.

I'm definitely happy I was able to take advantage of it while I could.
>> No. 3465 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 9:26 pm
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I don't give a fuck about Europe, how do you find it so easy just to up sticks and start something new? Don't you get lonely?

Asking because I move around a lot and am lonely as fuck.
>> No. 3466 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 11:05 pm
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> Asking because I move around a lot and am lonely as fuck.

I think being married for eleven years of it probably helped.

These days I use Tinder and find it generally pretty easy to find some company if I want it. Even if there's no chemistry between you and nothing sexual happens, as long as you've spoken to them on whatsapp or whatever for long enough to gauge that you have at least a couple of things in common, then any 'date' you go on will at least be more fun than sitting at home on your tod. Also "New in town, looking for a smart, fun girl to show me around" works like magic; all girls like to think they fit that profile. It's basically a fanny magnet in word form.
>> No. 3467 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 11:29 pm
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Oh, so false pretenses then.
>> No. 3468 Anonymous
29th November 2018
Thursday 11:37 pm
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I suspect you're lonely because you're such a repellent cunt.
>> No. 3469 Anonymous
30th November 2018
Friday 1:07 am
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I've got to admit you've lost me with that particular non-sequitur there, ladm80.
>> No. 3470 Anonymous
30th November 2018
Friday 2:02 am
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I think that unlikely, since I'd have to meet people first.
>> No. 3471 Anonymous
30th November 2018
Friday 2:10 am
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Alright ignore it. I didn't mean girls and fleeting relationships anyway, I mean social circles in general. Support networks. People to have a beer with.
>> No. 3472 Anonymous
30th November 2018
Friday 3:29 am
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> I mean social circles in general. Support networks. People to have a beer with.

Isn't that what was basically described in post >>3466 ?

Just because a person is female doesn't mean you can't be friends and definitely doesn't mean you can't penetrate (ahem) her social circle.

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