Where would you emigrate to?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Disgruntled Goat, 13 Jun 2008.

  1. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    I found myself looking at www.newzealand.com and sighing. Where are the nice places to settle in NZ? The Marlborough region at the top of the South Island looks well nice. Ahhhhh.

    Where would you emigrate and why?
  2. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    melbourne, australia. i lived there as a kid, and my parents didn't stay long enough to give me entitlement to go back. my sister (born over there) could go tomorrow, but her hubby won't, the eejit.
  3. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    The French Alps. Wonderful surroundings and food and being able to ski all year round.
  4. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Maybe Italy or Spain. Possibly France.
  5. Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    I may well be moving to Canada next year... a quiet bit of Ontario. I like the look of the Nelson area of the South Island of New Zealand too... if it was just me and I had complete freedom, I would probably move back to Norway.
  6. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    Southern or Eastern Africa, not a moment's hesitation. Preferably Dar es Salaam. Wonderful place
  7. 4F

    4F Active member of Helmets Are Sh*t Lobby

    County Cork in Ireland or the Dordogne region of France.
  8. marinyork

    marinyork Resting in suspended Animation

    Nelson, New Zealand?

    I'd probably go Switzerland or Northern Italy or somewhere in Northern Europe like Lubeck.
  9. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    No intention of emigrating - I'm happy where I am!
  10. Vancouver, Canada. Because it's the best place in the whole world :rolleyes:
  11. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    South of France.

    How cliched is that???????
  12. yello

    yello Legendary Member

    Nelson is a very pleasant town, and the Marlborough region is gorgeous. The sounds (as in bays) are stunning. There's a bit of a micro-climate there that gives the region surprisingly decent year round weather (comparative to the surrounding regions) and makes it excellent for growing fruit and veg... hence the decent wines that come from around there. If I were to go back to NZ, it would probably be to the Marlborough region.

    I kind of consider myself to have emigrated twice now; once to the UK and now to France.
  13. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    I used to live on the Costa Del Sol in Spain ( the better bit!)..I would like to live there again, but it will never happen. Used to have me own villa with pool on a Hill with views over to Gib ....those days are gone...but that is where I would like to live again.

    I also wouldnt mind living on the German island of Fohr believe it or not...then of course there is the Schwartzwald... which is nice and probably a more practical option....but I still want my Villa and pool back....there's nothing quite like a cold beer, chilled in your own pool in a 45 degree summer day....proper beer like...none of that San Miguel crap.
  14. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    North Baddesley
    I went to Australia way back in 1977 came home 3years later
    been kicking myself ever since:sad:
    the land of milk and honey money
  15. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Greater Manchester
    Vancover, BC, Canada.
    I know of a beautiful and intelligent woman there who is also very sucessful in business. We're email penpals and she once proposed to me (sort of in jest but also to sound me out) but I couldn't afford to go over to meet her at the time to find out. However, I would just drop everything and go if she proposed again.
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