Living in Toronto

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Living in 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.


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Living in Auckland

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Living in Auckland

Living in Auckland

Located on New Zealand’s beautiful North Island, Auckland has consistently achieved a place in the top 5 in the Mercer Quality of Life rankings  over the past 10 years. It’s not hard to see why. The city is large and provides all the resources expected for a 21st century lifestyle, whilst being surrounded by ancient rainforests and dormant volcanos. It’s known as the ‘City of Sails’ and is due to host the America’s Cup in 2021.

Schepens has been helping families and individuals to make the move to Auckland from the UK  for over a century now. We love having the chance to work in New Zealand, but we know that providing removals is very different from moving there to live. We asked some of our customers who now live in the city, what living in Auckland is like, day-to-day. This is what they told us.

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Living in Fareham

 

Living in Fareham

Living in Fareham

Looking for a better quality of life? Fareham is currently the place to head for, having just been named the second best place in the UK by the Halifax Quality of Life Survey. This small market town has often been overshadowed by it’s larger neighbours Portsmouth and Southampton, but it’s firmly in the spotlight at the moment.

Schepens has been helping families move to Fareham for over a century now, and we’ve always considered it a hidden gem. To find out how ‘quality of life’ translates into day-to-day living, though, we’ve asked some of ours clients who now live in the town. This is what they told us.

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Living in Hamilton, New Zealand

 

Living in Hamilton New Zealand

Living in Hamilton, New Zealand

Remember the Shires in the Lord of the Rings films? The location was Matamata, just 40 minutes by car from the city of Hamilton. This North Island city sits on the Waikato river in some of the greenest and most verdant landscape in New Zealand. Hamilton has left its agricultural past behind though, and is now the 3rd fastest growing urban area across the two islands. Its population is also predominantly young, with over 50% of residents under 30.

Schepens has been helping families to move to this beautiful city for decades now, but we don’t have any experience of living in Hamilton, New Zealand. That’s why we asked a number of our clients who are now happily settled there to help us out. These are some of their responses.

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Moving to Philadelphia

Moving to Philadelphia

Moving to Philadelphia

Over the past few decades, Philadelphia has tended to be overshadowed by its East Coast neighbours, New York and Washington. Now, however, residents say that the age of the underdog is over, and that the city that saved the Liberty Bell is finally coming into its own. It’s now a top study destination for students, and a favoured business location for millennials. The city’s arts, cuisine and culture currently attracts over 40 million tourists each year.

If you’re moving to Philadephia, you’ll want to know what it’s like to live in this cosmopolitan city. Schepens is a leading provider of removals to the city, so we asked some of our former clients how they find day-to-day life in Philly. Here’s what they told us.

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Moving to Adelaide

Moving to Adelaide

Moving to Adelaide

Situated on the south coast of Australia, Adelaide is described by locals as a country town disguised as a city. Its 1.3 million residents enjoy access to 30km of gorgeous beaches, and a lifestyle that embraces the outdoors. As host to many of Australia’s most prestigious educational institutions, Adelaide attracts students from around the world. This keeps the city buzzy, diverse, and in a state of constant self re-invention.

Schepens has been providing removals to Adelaide from the UK for over a century now, and we love travelling to this city. Moving to Adelaide is always a hugely significant event, so we thought we’d ask some of our clients now living in the city how it feels to be living in Australia. Here are some of their responses:

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Moving to Washington DC

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Moving to Washington DC

Moving to Washington DC

It may look like a city from the outside, but moving to Washington DC is often described as arriving in a small country with a distinct culture. ‘The District’, as it’s known to locals, is the US capital city and its unique skyline is iconic. It’s home to the White House which makes it a primary destination for visitors and professionals from around the globe, and yet it manages to feel compact and easy to navigate.

Schepens travels to the USA regularly and has provided Washington removals to clients moving there for work or to live. Despite being frequent visitors, however, we don’t know what it’s like to live there. So we asked some of our clients who’d made their home there. This is what they told us.

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Moving to Brisbane

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Moving to Brisbane

Moving to Brisbane

As Australia’s third most populous city, Brisbane is the vibrant capital of Australia’s sunshine state, Queensland. Brisbane’s population is booming, and with its friendly locals and energetic lifestyle, it comes as no surprise that this dynamic, multicultural city is fast becoming Australia’s prime location for expats to live.

Schepens Removals have helped many expats to moving to Brisbane over the years. We asked them what it was like to live in this beautiful city.

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Moving to Wellington New Zealand

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Moving to Wellington New Zealand

Nestled at the bottom of the North Island in New Zealand, Wellington has a relaxed, easy-going lifestyle where there’s a real emphasis on work-life balance. It has all the luxuries of a big city in a compact space; surrounded by dramatic bush-clad hills and homes battling the terrain on steep And then there’s the majestic deepwater harbour. All these elements combine to create a truly excellent combination for a superb place to live.

If you’re thinking of moving to Wellington New Zealand, Schepens can offer tailored international removals to towns and cities across the North and South Island of New Zealand. We asked some of the many expats we’ve moved to this beautiful part of the world what it’s like to live there.

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Moving to Miami

Removals to Miami | International Removals to the USA

Moving to Miami

Thanks to sub-tropical climates, pristine beaches and a relaxed ambience – Miami is one of the world’s greatest and most iconic destinations. It’s also the cultural, economic and financial centre of South Florida in the United States. Miami has a particularly young population and many people move there to find work, study at University or to simply enjoy the stunning weather!

Expats explain what it’s like to live in Miami, and why its such a popular moving destination from the UK.

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