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1. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Do u ever consider what u will do, when u are older, and free of responsibilities, of work, children etc.

Will u move to an exotic location, or wil u live in your own country?

Mel

2. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

I dont really know which I will do. A bit of both, probably.
I will own an appartment, in Dublin by then, so might live there.
I fancy living in Asia, but if I move to an exotic location, it will also have to be a place which suits my boyfriend. He does not like hot places.
Maybe, I will just travel, and stay in places for longer periods, because I will then have plenty of time.

Mel

[ Edit: Edited on Feb 15, 2007, at 2:40 AM by Mel. ]

3. Posted by smythy (Full Member 237 posts) 9y

Mel, this is what im considering while i travel!

Its so hateful to think that i gotta go back to Ireland and work for the next 40 years etc at what? I dont have a baldy what im gona do and how things will work out at all - Id sure like to buy a place in dublin, but for a 23 yr old getting on the market at all is nigh impossible to start with!

4. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 9y

Actually i think I will be able to live the same way as I do now. Ok, another house, working, a child, but still will be travelling the next years and after I stop working if health is ok of course.
I like the Netherlands, and altough some other countries seem ok to live, there aren't that much countries better to live in. And after a while of living in another country, the fun gets less as well. Things become normal.

5. Posted by oslaue (Full Member 571 posts) 9y

someone my age who is male cant even think for themselves nor alone tomorrow!!!

i cant decide which country to live in... will it be usa or will it be australia...or will i just stick it out in ireland....germany could be a good bet for me as some of my family have bought property there and some family is moving to germany....hmmmm

what i can say to you all is that your job dictates in where you live not you!!!

whats the story with the netherlands especially with a law getting passed where children are now entitled to get paid for cleaning there rooms? i thought it was a joke! its no wonder all kids want to live in the netherlands...smoke weed, prostitutes and getting paid to clean your bedroom!.....im waiting for the day when beer will be free:)

6. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 9y

Quoting oslaue

someone my age who is male cant even think for themselves nor alone tomorrow!!!

i cant decide which country to live in... will it be usa or will it be australia...or will i just stick it out in ireland....germany could be a good bet for me as some of my family have bought property there and some family is moving to germany....hmmmm

what i can say to you all is that your job dictates in where you live not you!!!

whats the story with the netherlands especially with a law getting passed where children are now entitled to get paid for cleaning there rooms? i thought it was a joke! its no wonder all kids want to live in the netherlands...smoke weed, prostitutes and getting paid to clean your bedroom!.....im waiting for the day when beer will be free:)

Actually, in Utrecht there's no more water from the tap in our homes...it's beer recently....;)

7. Posted by Herr Bert (Moderator 1384 posts) 9y

I will be on the look-out for some kids, to clean my room. If they can clean there own, they can clean mine ... how much would that cost me? The beer-law will be discussed next week, after carnaval (the bars need to the profit, before they abolish the prices of beers.

For the future: I am trying to make a job on my own, that I can do anywhere, so that I can go wherever I want ... but when that happens, I probably fall in love and stay in the Netherlands. In other words: I don't know, and I don't want to plan it. But it would be a good bet that in 10-20 years time I am living somewhere in Spain.

8. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 9y

I think that Ireland is becoming a really pressurised place to live at the moment. It's competitive and there's a lot of focus on what career you have, what kind of house you live in...etc etc...

I jsut wanted to get away for a while. The more I travel I see just how much of a pressure cooker it is at home, and i'm not sure I want to go back there.

At the same time, I feel undeniably "Irish" and I love where I come from, so I hope that in the autumn of my years Ill be content to be back there.

Ideally, I'd love to have a place in Ireland to always be able to go back to, and somewhere to escape to during the horrible Irish winters - maybe North of Italy or an apt in Buenos Aires.

Now, all I have to do is get rich.....hmmm.....

9. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Quoting smythy

Mel, this is what im considering while i travel!

Its so hateful to think that i gotta go back to Ireland and work for the next 40 years etc at what? I dont have a baldy what im gona do and how things will work out at all - Id sure like to buy a place in dublin, but for a 23 yr old getting on the market at all is nigh impossible to start with!

Hello Smythy

I did not get that mortgage loan, for my appartment, until I was 29.
Maybe u will also be in a position to buy one, by the time u are 29.
At 23, I was on the verge of dropping out of university, with no career in sight. So there is plenty of hope, for u.

Mel

[ Edit: Edited on Feb 16, 2007, at 2:52 AM by Mel. ]

10. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Quoting Utrecht

Actually i think I will be able to live the same way as I do now. Ok, another house, working, a child, but still will be travelling the next years and after I stop working if health is ok of course.
I like the Netherlands, and altough some other countries seem ok to live, there aren't that much countries better to live in. And after a while of living in another country, the fun gets less as well. Things become normal.

But, your money would buy much more, if u live in a cheaper country, wouldnt it?:)