People around the world dream of living in New York. Here’s why I left.
I had a great apartment in an up-and-coming Brooklyn neighborhood, a job doing work I loved, and an amazing bunch of friends. But life in New York is like being in an abusive relationship — things are terrible except for when they’re amazing. The more time I spent traveling around the world, the more I knew there had to be a city that didn’t make me work so hard for every victory.
I didn’t expect to fall in love with Toronto. But after my first 48 hours, I knew I wanted to stay forever. Immigration is a little too complicated for that, but now my wife and I live in Toronto as permanent residents.
Here’s why life is better in Toronto.