How To Make A New City Feel Like Home

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Moving to a new place is always difficult. Sometimes, you have to leave behind all your friends and family. Of course they are the most important thing you is about home, but slowly but surely, you start to realize that you miss the small things about home too. Perhaps that little coffee shop you always used to hang out in, or that Bloody Mary that your local bartender used to make that no one else can quite get right. All in all, it can get pretty doom and gloom. But don’t worry! Because A Smooth Move Removals has put together a list on how to make a new city feel like home.

Get rid of old habbits

This might be a bit for some people to follow, but a great way to make any city feel like home is going out and trying something new and outside of your comfort zone.

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If you keep doing what you did back home, you’re most likely miss home more, because these places and activities will only do a bad job at replicating that homey feeling.

Try something new instead.

That way, if you end up liking it, you will associate the place or activity with your new city and hence feel a lot better.

Go for walks and explore

If you walk around your new city, you’re likely to know them better and hence it will slowly start to feel a lot more like home.

You might discover new places to chill or eat in, which might become your regular hangout spots.

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You can befriend some buskers or wait staff at restaurants.

The more people you know, the better you’ll feel, even if they are just casual acquaintances.

You increase your chances of knowing newer people and the streets and soul of any city if you walk.

Give yourself a break

Again, easier said than done.

If you’re too serious about moving on with your life or if you want to make a new city your home immediately, you’re more than likely to be disappointed.

Take it easy and give it some time.

Try not to think too much about it.

You’ll start to dance to the tune of your new city pretty soon if you just stop worrying!


There are lots of difficult aspects of moving to a new place. But not everything needs to be hard. With A Smooth Move Removals, moving your possessions is very easy. Just pick up your phone and give our Gold Coast removalists team a call. We’re the best moving company on the Gold Coast. We’ll be more than happy to help you with home removals, office removals, furniture removals and much more.


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