According to a recent Gallup poll, New Zealand was the place most people asked thought about moving to. Its natural beauty has become well known to global audiences of The Lord of the Rings movies and the open-minded, easy-going culture is hugely attractive to people looking for a life with well-being at its core.
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Australia has always been considered part of the extended family by the UK, which makes it a popular choice for expats. On average, 30,000 Brits each year decide to make their home there; twice as many as move to Spain each year. In 2019 there were 1.2 million expats living across this vast and beautiful country.
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Moving to Zurich Switzerland
Zurich is considered one of the top 3 best cities to live in globally. According to Mercer’s 21st Quality of Living ranking, Zurich, Vienna and Munich share the top spots. It also ranks second in the world for being a safe city to live in. Zurich has dominated these rankings for nearly a decade now, which makes it a highly attractive prospect for global companies looking for a great business location that will also prove attractive to its employees.
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Why Move to New Zealand? There’s no doubting that it’s is one of the most attractive countries globally when it comes to attracting inward migration. The GALLUP Potential Net Migration Index, rates the levels of migration any given country is currently attracting. New Zealand is a front runner, with a score of 231%, meaning that if everyone who wanted to, moved to NZ the population would soar from 4.886 million to 1,128.666.
Canada is now the second most popular destination for UK expats, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a bilingual country, but English remains the dominant language. The culture looks and feels similar to western Europe, and the choice of major cities is mouthwatering, from Vancouver on the west coast to Montreal in the east. This is a country that remains largely uninhabited, so a relocation to Canada is perfect for seekers of wild, open spaces.
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Norway is one of the most beautiful countries in the world; it’s also one of the most remote. It’s tiny population of 5.5 million (London has a population of 9 million) is dispersed across 149,000 square miles of mountainous, coastal and island terrain around half of which is in the Arctic Circle. 80% of Norwegians live in towns and cities. The most populous is the capital Oslo, but there are also sizeable northern urban centres such as Trondheim.
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Schepens is one the leading UK companies for piano removals to Europe. Our specialist piano movers can safely and efficiently move pianos to any European and a huge range of International destinations. Your piano will be protected throughout the journey by bespoke packaging, handling and shipping.
Boston is the oldest city in America, so there’s an impressive list of ‘1sts’ associated with it. It’s home to the 1st lighthouse to be built in America, on Brewster Island. Boston Common is the 1st public park to open in America – back in 1634. And the first subway ever was built here in 1897. Now Boston is very much a 21st city and home to some of the world’s largest employers in finance, life sciences and technology.
Schepens has been providing removals to Boston for over a century now, and we thoroughly enjoy our visits to this city drenched in history and culture. We’re aware that many of our clients have been surprised at the differences they’ve experienced between UK and US culture. We asked some of them, now resident in the city, to share their tips for families and professionals moving to the city.
Moving to Toronto | Toronto Removals | Relocating to Toronto
Living in Toronto
Toronto sits in the ‘Golden Horseshoe’; a hugely popular location on the Great Lakes, and home to around 8 million people. This North American city, known for the warmth of its welcome and the icy chill of its winters has as its motto: Diversity Our Strength. Almost half of Toronto’s population have migrated there from elsewhere, attracted by the strong economy and the celebration of diversity which characterises the city.
Schepens has been providing removals to Canada for over 100 years now. We enjoy our regular visits to towns and cities across the length and breadth of this stunning country. Despite a commonality of language, though, we know that living in Toronto is very different from living in the UK. We asked some of our clients, now resident in the city, what their experience of day-to-day life is. Here are some of their responses.
Living in Toronto was last modified: October 27th, 2020 by schepens
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