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    If you HAD to pick up and leave your home country forever, where would you relocate? You can only pick one city/town/village in one country, and once there you can never leave that place again (no vacations, no nothin' but you can order goods from wherever shipped to you). Bear in mind you will have to support yourself there somehow. Oh, and it cannot be a country where English is the majority language (just to make it interesting).

    Where?

    Why?

    How?
     
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    Interesting question. No responses?

    Can I go to Québec as a province where English is not majority? I like Québec.

    Failing that I guess I'd go to France. Because I speak the language and I've done it before. And if I'm in Brittany I can get an alternate culture/music along with it.

    Second choice: Germany, because I partially speak that language, and good beer. And nobody bakes cookies like the Germans. And they're logical. Much more than France in fact; hmmm...

    Not sure what the "How" part refers to... but hey, since I'm the only respondent, did I win the trip? I have my passport right here.
     
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    Okinawa. They have the best beaches on Earth and great weather all year round!
     
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    If by "great" you mean "subtropical".... I wouldn't care for a place with no seasons. Been there done that in New Orleans.

    Here however is something I did not know, via Wiki:

    "The island's population is known as the longest-lived people in the world; there are 34 centenarians per 100,000 people, which is more than three times the rate in the United States."
     
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    I'd pick the rain forests of Eastern Australia, where I would grow Macadamia nuts, figs, bing cherries, pineapples, bananas, and citrus or whatever prospered there the best.There would be flowers everywhere and an aviary of exotic birds for guests to enjoy and a heliport with daily flights to the Great Barrier Reef where guests would glide o'er the shallows of exotic and beautifully-colored fish and corals.
     
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    This is easy. Australia. I have been there many times and plan to go back. I would be there right now if my son were a bit older. The people are great, the laws sensible and there seems to be balance within the society there.
     
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    Well, I was going to say the same thing. Australia. It is business and tax friendly, compared to other countries. Take your money and fly to "down under.'

    I find New Zealand appealing also. Love the people I have met from there and love the beauty and spaciousness of the country. Nature at her finest.
     
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    The world somehow makes sense there. By now I am a familiar face and people are used to me and open up. Just a easy flow and without a bunch of pretense. What you see is what you get. Generally people seem to be more fit and have a brighter outlook. A very beautiful woman took the picture in my avatar turns out she was a model and I just have never forgotten her.
     
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    Not to rainforest on Becki's parade, but don't they speak English in Australia and NZ?
     
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    Yea...

    ... dey were a great local 60's band...

    ... dey did Church Street Soul Revival.
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