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  • Sandra Rore, Aberdeen

    After visiting the Isle of Man on holiday in 2017, Sandra who is a GP, her husband Craig, and their three young boys immediately fell in love. Fast forward to 2021 and they are settled into their new home and loving Island life.

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  • Liz Cullinane, Isle of Man

    Liz has worked in the UK, Australia and the Cayman Islands throughout her nursing career, but returned to the Island permanently in 2019. She is now matron for women, children and families at Nobles Hospital.

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  • Michael Wells, South Africa

    Michael Wells moved from Durban, South Africa to live and work in the Isle of Man and has fallen in love with the abundance of opportunity, unbeatable quality of life and safe environment for his family.

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  • Marta Bellamoli, Italy

    Marta Bellamoli followed her wanderlust to the Isle of Man and has never looked back. She left Italy for the Isle of Man in 2015 to pursue the road less travelled.

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  • Kim Graziano, New York City

    Kim Graziano is constantly asked why she swapped the buzz of New York City for a somewhat more peaceful life in the Isle of Man. Here, she presents 7 Reasons why the Isle of Man beats New York City, hands down.

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  • Clare Bettison, UK

    Clare Bettison is originally from Berkshire in the UK and moved to the Isle of Man in 2007. She is now a Member of the House of Keys having won the elections for her post in 2016 with responsibilities for Social Care.

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  • Klaus Christensen, Malta

    Klaus Christensen relocated to the Isle of Man in 2017 after deciding to move to here from Malta to expand on opportunities in e-gaming and enjoy being part of a cycling community.

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  • Daniel Pieciak, Poland

    Daniel Pieciak made the journey from Poland to the Isle of Man to live and work in an exciting and picturesque environment.

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  • Kirsteen MacFarlane, Scotland

    Kirsteen MacFarlane is a newly qualified nurse from Glasgow currently working at Noble's Hospital, in Douglas.

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  • Ferran Munoz Lopez, Spain

    Ferran Munoz Lopez relocated to the Isle of Man from Barcelona and cites career progression and the beautiful scenery as just some of the reasons to make the move.

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  • Ilja Kondratjuks, Latvia

    Originally from Latvia, Ilja Kondratjuks moved to the Isle of Man in 2015 to pursue career development in the marine industry. He now works for the Isle of Man Shipping Registry and lives in Onchan.

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  • Stephen Gadman, Manchester

    Stephen Gadman is a Police Officer with the Isle of Man Constabulary who moved to the Isle of Man with his family in 2015.

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  • Jessica Brown, South Africa

    Jessica Brown is a South African expatriate working as a self-employed Digital Marketing Consultant in the Isle of Man.

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  • Chris Allen, UK

    Chris Allen moved to the Isle of Man in 1999 after a friend recommended a job vacancy at a local manufacturing company.

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  • Lee Williamson, Cyprus

    Lee Williamson and his wife recently made the move back to the Island from Cyprus after starting a family. He works at Skanco Business Systems in Douglas as Senior Technical Consultant.

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  • Sarah Sandford, Canada

    Sarah is a Canadian native living, working and thriving in the Isle of Man. A true foodie, Sarah has also started a blog detailing all the delicious local food the Island has to offer!

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  • Lián Sherriff, Ireland

    Lián Sherriff moved to the Isle of Man from Dublin following an employment opportunity for her husband. Six years after her move, Lián tells us about her relocation and relaxed Island life.

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  • Ali Campbell, Northern Ireland

    Ali Campbell, originally from Northern Ireland has been living and working in the Isle of Man for two years. As a secondary school teacher, Ali has been thriving and rediscovering her love for teaching English.

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  • Rebecca George, London

    Chamber of Commerce CEO, Rebecca George shares with us the story of her move from London to the Isle of Man- and why she wouldn’t change a moment of it.

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  • Ryno Potgieter, South Africa

    One couple. 8,500 miles. 19 boxes. One rescue cat. These are the bones of a relocation story with “absolutely no regrets”.

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  • Robert and Andrea Lener, Germany

    Robert and Andrea are German natives who have relocated to the Isle of Man. The pair loves to spend time outdoors and found a natural playground in the island.

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  • Suzie Skelding, Isle of Man

    Suzie returned to the Isle of Man after living abroad for 17 years. A Registered Nurse and Senior Sister at Noble’s Hospital, Suzie has settled back into ‘Island Living’.

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  • Martyn Anderson, London

    After 8 years of scraping by in London, Martyn followed his partner to his home, the Isle of Man. One year in and one start-up business later, Martyn is loving Island Life and the opportunities he’s found.

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  • Clare Mahood, Liverpool

    Clare made the move to the Island in 2001 after encountering a career dead-end in Liverpool. Initially assembling a three-year plan to live in the Isle of Man, yet eighteen years later her roots are firmly planted in Manx soil.

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  • David Rogers, Surrey

    David Rogers is an ACA trainee at Crowe Morgan who relocated to the Isle of Man from Surrey just under two years ago.

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  • Ian Duffus, North Yorkshire

    After training and working in London, Ian and his wife decided to spend a year in the Isle of Man to have a change of pace from city living. Two years on, they are loving Island life, with no plans to leave anytime soon!

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  • Simone Manley, Hong Kong

    Leaving behind city life and returning to the Island with her young family, Simone has not only gained a great work-life balance but has also found the Island to be the perfect place to launch her business, Blank Canvas Concepts.

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  • Pippa Lovell, Denmark

    Pippa moved to the Isle of Man from Copenhagen, Denmark and the abundance of nature in the Isle of Man has inspired her to launch her foraging restaurant, Versa!

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  • Vanina Finocchi, Italy

    Vanina relocated to the Isle of Man from Rome, Italy to find a healthier work-life balance for her family. Now, she calls the Island home and cherishes the scenery, lifestyle and time she has found to do more of what she loves.

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  • Rachael Killen, Surrey

    Rachael moved back to the Isle of Man from the UK and has found more freedom and time to enjoy doing what she loves and spending time with her son.

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  • Sudha Thakur, India

    Sudha is an SEO and Social Media Specialist who relocated from India with her family, and has found that the Isle of Man's nature, safety and lifestyle has given them a home where they can enjoy a great work-life balance together.

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  • Melissa Maharaj, Trinidad and Tobago

    Melissa is an Audit Manager who relocated in 2013 and has found that the Isle of Man has given her more opportunity to grow her network and gain exposure which she may not have been able to in a larger jurisdiction.

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  • Stuart Foster, Liverpool

    Since relocating to the Isle of Man, Stuart has enjoyed his successful career in finance whilst bringing up his young family, enjoying the Island’s nature and taking his three children walking, cycling or on trips to the beach.

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  • Alex Cartney, Northwich

    Alex made the move from Northwich in Cheshire in August 2020, he now teaches science at Ballakermeen High School in Douglas.

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  • A Special Place to Live...

  • 86% of residents say they have an excellent quality of life
  • 14% higher average annual salary on the Isle of Man than the UK
  • Safest place to live in the British Isles
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