I Want to Live Abroad

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    I Want To Go To Japan

    I'm 17 years old and live in Portugal but I would like to live in Japan for one or two years. But even if I can get the cash the biggest problem for me is that I want to share a house with 2 or more people (more than 10 is probably too much). I'm not very sociable, outgoing or...
    UnchartedB UnchartedB
    16-17, M
    Jan 6, 2013


    Hi, everyone i am romi, and i always dreamed to go to europe, mostly sweden nd trying hard for it but no progress i am still there where i started , i see all my friends are moving so easily to czech, sweden,london , i feel good or them but it makes me fell left alone , that i...
    romibg5 romibg5
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 18, 2013

    I actually do live abroad,

    and very much like it. I've been sort of bouncing around from place to place for a couple years now. It was the absolute most irresponsible thing I've ever done, and the best thing. I dropped out of school and might go back-eventually-but for now I'm enjoying my life more than I...
    americanabroad214 americanabroad214
    22-25, F
    Jun 7, 2014

    Live Abroad

    in my contry mentality is repressive ,I can not breathecan not speak of anything , everything is so emptyI had a long time abroadand now it is impossible to stay , to live here !
    deleted deleted
    Dec 27, 2011

    I Would Like to Travel But As ...

    I would like to travel but as far as living day to day like that. I can't do it. My children and I both need stability.
    MaryLouFreebush MaryLouFreebush
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 6, 2007

    Everything Is Same.

    To the people who wants to go abroad and wants to live there, My personal opinion is that, everything is same everywhere. That means, ok.... There should be some changes in land, water, nature etc....... But when you think of your bread-butter everything is same at...
    mandar1978 mandar1978
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 17, 2010

    Conquering New Horizons

    I just graduated from University and one of my dreams is to work and live abroad... I think this will help me gain a new level of experience and broaden my horizons. I want to constantly challenge myself and learn what I'm truly capable of... I want to realize this plan within...
    daisuki daisuki
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2007

    I Think Everyone Could Benifit...

    I think everyone could benifit from getting away from the country they grew up in.  Living abroad gives one the chance to actually see the world through different eyes
    uncommonlysweet uncommonlysweet
    26-30, F
    May 5, 2007

    If Living Abroad Is What You Desire, Then Let Me Show You How!!!

    We have enrolled over 13,000 new entrepreneurs in as little as 9 weeks. While, over half have had absolutely no experience and the everyday average person has finally been given the chance to LAUNCH their own career or simply put their own business on the front page of Google...
    RussCampbell RussCampbell
    41-45, M
    Jan 11, 2012

    Work In Spain

    my dream is to do my job (flooring) in spain. i have been there before and i love the place and the people. i am so confident it will happen i have started learning spanish.
    paul1989 paul1989
    22-25, M
    Apr 19, 2009

    I Want to Go See Any Countr...

    I want to go see any country and actually live there for a while.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew
    41-45, F
    Oct 1, 2008

    No One Shares My Dream

    I live in the U.K. and I am very proud to say this country has been an excellent home for me and my family. I am a retired businessman who has a wife and three grown children, two at university.  We are all healthy. Since selling the family business, I have always felt...
    danhar123 danhar123
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 22, 2010

    I Dream...

    i dream of a white house in Greece, a flat in London, a hut in Africa, an apartment in china, a place in texas, and so many other things...I do not want to be anywhere less than a year or more than 5. i love my world :)
    KarmaFred KarmaFred
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 9, 2007


    I don't know what it is, but I've always wanted to live in America. I think it's that whole thign about the "American Dream". I wouls settle for just visiting there though. Apart from that, I'd go just about anywhere. I love to travel and I love to learn other...
    lilmariah lilmariah
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

    I lived for two years in the US

    and I was happier than I have been in my entire life and I felt more loved than I have ever done before. Now I'm back in my home country for 9 months and my heart is just aching every day and night. It has always been my dream to move abroad and I've never really been happy...
    ironx ironx
    22-25, F
    Nov 10, 2015

    I Wish to Live In Sweden, My Dream Country

    I've not always wanted to.... I've lived here my whole life, on this little island in the "middle" of the Atlantic Ocean..... My life on Iceland hasn't been the best I could wish. Since I became teenager I've been depressed, because of the people around me...
    Rawa Rawa
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2008

    My Goal

    This would be my ultimate goal. I plan on going into journalism or something similar, and move overseas to base myself there. But even if I don't get into journalism, I still want to go overseas and live there. I'll just have to get myself a job other than that of a journalist.
    IdleTraveller IdleTraveller
    22-25, F
    Nov 7, 2009

    I Want To Live Abroad

    My plan was to live in  a different country by the time I was 27, That didn't happen but I do travel once or twice a year. I went to the Bahamas in march and i'm spending my birthday in Amsterdam. I Love that feeling of being some where different. The monotony of life will...
    solis21 solis21
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2010

    So Many Places, So Many Experience to Have...

    I want to live abroad. So many places- High on my list is: - Spain - Tuscanny - Malta - UAE I want not only live there, I want to work there. I want to immerse myself in the culture, the food, the festivals- all the experiences! I was offered work...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 2, 2009

    Id Love to Get a Permanent Tan...

    Id love to get a permanent tan....bring on the Sun mmmaaannnnnn ........
    xEmziex xEmziex
    Jan 12, 2008


    My mum used to live there, my grandparents lived there, two of my uncles and their families live there - I guess I feel left out!! I really do think its a better way of life than here in the UK and my husband and I have already spoke in length about moving there, it wouldn't be...
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Sep 17, 2007

    I Want To Leave

    Right now I want to leave this place and live somewhere peaceful and surrounded by nature...I want to go far far far away.... and live simply and just be happy.
    TemptressKassandra TemptressKassandra
    Aug 10, 2012

    I Would Love To Live In Europe For A While

    I love being an American but would enjoy living in Europe for a year or so. Their culture is so rich, and their traditions are so nice, I feel you would have to live there to really appreciate it. Visiting for a few days is nice, but its not the same thing. I want to become...
    walterw walterw
    56-60, M
    4 Responses May 11, 2010

    One Day...

    I want to live in London and Paris. Maybe in a few more years...
    dakota1185 dakota1185
    22-25, F
    Jan 22, 2008

    Always Wanted to

    My dream is going away, to live somewhere else. Maybe I'll return when I'm older, but currently I feel that I need to go. I don't want to be here my entire life. When I was younger I dreamt of London, but I'm not so sure now. *shrugs* I'll see :)
    nicerain nicerain
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 23, 2008

    Sweden :)

    I really hope that my dream of living in Sweden one day becomes reality. I'd really love to start a new life, kind of.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 22, 2008

    It's My Dream To Live Abroad

    yes, I would love to live abroad, cross the seas and see the New World. I would love to see any country. but I like USA, UK and Europe most. I don't know why I am so crazy and passionate about this. When I was child, I used to collect the pictures of other foreign cities. (I...
    Titan007 Titan007
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 30, 2010

    I probably want to be there

    as badly as you'd like to be here and probably for the same reasons as well. I wish we could trade so se could see life through each other's eyes.
    VerucaRose VerucaRose
    26-30, F
    Apr 25, 2014


    After having lived in the same city for my whole life, I'm ready for change. Maybe if I hadn't travelled out of KL, I wouldn't feel the same way. I've only been to a handful of other countries, Singapore, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Holland, Australia, the UK and Japan, the last three...
    squishedbanana squishedbanana
    18-21, F
    Nov 7, 2007

    I Will!

    I want to live in Spain. I know first of all I'm going to Paris for around four years, then I'm going to Spain. I've always wanted to live abroad, to be somewhere new and exiting. It's always been something that's appealled to me.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2007

    That's Why I Want To Live Abroad

    These images are of a small town in Germany where my friend lives. He took these photos himself. I couldn't believe my eyes. How can someone live in such a wonderful place? I mean why some people are allowed and some aren't? This town is so small that it doesn't have good...
    Titan007 Titan007
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2010

    I Want To Live In London For A Couple Of Years

    I am a teacher in my mid thirties and have traveled to places such as London,Paris, Sydney and the Carribbean.  I have always loved London and felt like I was home there both times I visited.  I love the culture. Recently, I decided that I am going to apply for a visa to teach...
    paintergrl76 paintergrl76
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2011

    In a Couple of Years!!

    When i was holiday in Turkey last year me n my est friend were just chilling out sat on couch's just watching the world go by! the boys in the bar we were in often came n sat with us n we talked about everything n anything!! I then sat upright n said "i want to live here...
    sazead sazead
    22-25, F
    Mar 25, 2007

    I Would...

    ....love to live in Europe for a while. The countries over there seem so beautiful. If I dont get a chance to live there I would at least like to visit.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 13, 2010

    There Are No Boundaries

    I live in Canada but in my imagination I live all over the globe. I hope one day when I graduate high school to become a missing persons and travel the world and live in the many places I travel too. No one will no my where abouts. To live a non existent life, the only people...
    MisForMyLove MisForMyLove
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2011

    I Used To Live In Australia.

    It was really great, I lived there for two years. I worked and I went to school in Melbourne. It would be great to live abroad again some day and get a new kind of living abroad experience.  
    Jon99L Jon99L
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2010

    Now Is As Good A Time As Any...

    As long as I can remember, I have wanted to live/study/work/volunteer/travel abroad. It seems like every plan I ever made was put on the back burner or I was lacking a crucial element: support. Not just financial support, but emotional support as well. I’ve come up with a...
    georgiangypsy georgiangypsy
    26-30, F
    Jan 10, 2012

    Leaving This Small Town One Day

    I'm from the middle of nowhere in Kentucky in the USA. The only states I've been to are Indiana, Ohio, Tennesse, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Michagan, and New York. Never anywhere else. For two years now I have gotten letters from people to people (a student ambassadorship program...
    InsecureBlonde InsecureBlonde
    18-21, F
    Jan 3, 2013

    Why To Go Abroad?

    I do not understand why everybody wants to go abroad? This filling is just like, (neighbour's wife looks always sexy) Your country can, and I am sure definetly, give you everything. But just because you are so selfish you want to go abroad. what do you expect from...
    mandar1978 mandar1978
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 11, 2010

    To Escape...

    When i'm down, it's what i say to myself - i will live abroad when i'm older. who knows if i'll actually be able to do it? i just feel like i can't live like this sometimes, in a house i don't call a home. i want to move away to europe maybe, where i can be totally unknown and...
    BowsAndBones BowsAndBones
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2007
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