Moving abroad

Kieranp96

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Any one here ever moved abroad?

Im moving to Hungary in like 3/4 months time and just want to know what you done to meet people and what you do in your free time ect.
 

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I moved to that Scotland in 1998.

To meet people I went to the pub.

In my free time I went to the pub.

The world cup happened.....I watched most of it in the pub.

I discovered that scottish people don't generally like English people...especially when they're young, drunk & celebrating england goals in their pubs.

I didn't really like living in Scotland.
 

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I moved to that Scotland in 1998.

To meet people I went to the pub.

In my free time I went to the pub.

The world cup happened.....I watched most of it in the pub.

I discovered that scottish people don't generally like English people...especially when they're young, drunk & celebrating england goals in their pubs.

I didn't really like living in Scotland.
Was thinking more further a Field that shitland 🤣, I spent like 6 months in Glasgow so I have felt the hatred for us English first hand
 
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To be fair, I had some great nights out in both Glasgow & Edinburgh....I lived in Edinburgh.

It was just the day to day shite than ground me down.
 

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Chances are there will English speaking drinks/happy hours you can go to - these will be a good way to meet new people (locals will want to practise their English too).
Yea I was there for a few months just as I was getting some stuff sorted at my misses, and we went out drinking one night some young lad asked me how I was in Hungarian lucky j understood but I had no clue how to respond so just said fine in English and turns out he spoke English aswell 🤣, im only living in a small town though so not many English speaking.
 
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clint van damme

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Don't blame anyone for moving abroad. I've grown to hate this country over the last 18 months.
Phsyco-analysed myself and think it began with lockdown, having to shelf my travel plans and having a feeling of been trapped on this feckin' island.

I refer to it as Father Ted syndrome.
 

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Yea I was there for a few months just as I was getting some stuff sorted at my misses, and we went out drinking one night some young lad asked me how I was in Hungarian lucky j understood but I had no clue how to respond so just said fine in English and turns out he spoke English aswell 🤣, im only living in a small town though so not many English speaking.
Haha I’d advise steering clear of an English/British communities abroad, personally.
 
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Don't blame anyone for moving abroad. I've grown to hate this country over the last 18 months.
Phsyco-analysed myself and think it began with lockdown, having to shelf my travel plans and having a feeling of been trapped on this feckin' island.

I refer to it as Father Ted syndrome.
We spend a lot of time in Norfolk and the pace of life is so different. We love it compared to round here and talk about retiring out that way, wouldn't go sooner as the job market isn't great. But genuinely (and yes I know I'm a saddo), the single thing I have in the negative column is the journey to home games. Nothing about family or friends or anything else, just the City and I think that winds the mrs up more than you'd imagine :)
 

clint van damme

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We spend a lot of time in Norfolk and the pace of life is so different. We love it compared to round here and talk about retiring out that way, wouldn't go sooner as the job market isn't great. But genuinely (and yes I know I'm a saddo), the single thing I have in the negative column is the journey to home games. Nothing about family or friends or anything else, just the City and I think that winds the mrs up more than you'd imagine :)
Never good to mention City as a consideration when considering a lifestyle change with the wife and family!

Not a place I've spent much time in but the slower pace of life sounds very appealing.
 

clint van damme

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Haha I’d advise steering clear of an English/British communities abroad, personally.
I'll never move, got too many ties hereand hopefully my current state of mind is temporary but yeah, good advice, even when just holidaying.
 
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Don't blame anyone for moving abroad. I've grown to hate this country over the last 18 months.
Phsyco-analysed myself and think it began with lockdown, having to shelf my travel plans and having a feeling of been trapped on this feckin' island.

I refer to it as Father Ted syndrome.
I feel the same. Pretty depressed about the short, medium and long term prospects of this country
 

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Never good to mention City as a consideration when considering a lifestyle change with the wife and family!

Not a place I've spent much time in but the slower pace of life sounds very appealing.
My gf agreed that if cov are on TV we're watching it 🤣, I guess shes one if a kind x
 

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I'll never move, got too many ties hereand hopefully my current state of mind is temporary but yeah, good advice, even when just holidaying.
Thats the good thing about me no ties accept a few surving family members but for a £17 plane (return) and £3 bus they're never to far away.
 
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Why Hungary if you don't mind me asking?

I've been there a few times and the people seem lovely but, without another stupid politics debate, Orban is just a wrongun and they keep voting for him.
 

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Why Hungary if you don't mind me asking?

I've been there a few times and the people seem lovely but, without another stupid politics debate, Orban is just a wrongun and they keep voting for him.
After seeing last night be careful as I assume the Coventrian will be heading out there too looking for kindred spirits.
 

clint van damme

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Why Hungary if you don't mind me asking?

I've been there a few times and the people seem lovely but, without another stupid politics debate, Orban is just a wrongun and they keep voting for him.
I work with an Hungarian fella, reckons the alternatives are worse though personally I find that hard to believe.
 

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Weirdly Hungary was a destination place 10 or so years ago for white supremacists from the US and UK who bought up all the houses in abandoned villages and renovated them so they could live in a racially pure closed society.
 

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I work with an Hungarian fella, reckons the alternatives are worse though personally I find that hard to believe.
Probably able to carefully manage his media profile and smear others so public perception is skewed in his favour.

It probably works the same elsewhere where people wonder how on earth Johnson is in charge and a Brit telling them the likes of Corbyn and Starmer are worse. I reckon their reaction would be "really?!"

Look at the last election. Labour said there would be some tax increases and it was badly received. Tories promise there won't be any then ramp up national insurance and a lot of those same people aren't that bothered about it.
 
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Kieranp96

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Make sure you spend some time developing your social circle so you don’t feel dependent on her. Even if it means spending some time alone at the start, it’s important you don’t live your life through her and you feel dependent/rely on her too much.
Yea man, there's a few I have met already there but will be open to more.
 

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Any one here ever moved abroad?

Im moving to Hungary in like 3/4 months time and just want to know what you done to meet people and what you do in your free time ect.


Moved to the U.S 17 years ago.
Went to the local football 'Sock-uuuur' training nights and met a shit ton of people.
The language was a bitch to learn though... :p


I play golf, football, go to the beach and drink heavily in my free time. (y)