Food is not so important to me. What facilities do you mean?
Cosmodrome for moon holidays. Underwater city. Fridges which connect to the Internet to order. White House toilet. McDonald`s at 1660 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY. American grey squirrels. Grizzly bears. Obama. Bush. American bushes. And a few other things.... ;D ;D ;D ;D
I could live in Poland, but would miss my family, who could not also go. But other than that, I would be very happy. I have spent a few months in Poland, and these were some of my best days, to date. And remember, I like the HOT POLISH WOMEN.
Family maybe. The rest is just procedure and material things.
Come on, you would move with your family. I am not so cruel as to deprive you of your kin.
How about food? Facilities?
Even if I moved with my immediate family, I couldn't bring my extended family...and I would miss them...along with my friends. I think the thing I would miss most is being able to speak English freely to mostly anyone. Learning to speak/converse in Polish would cause me to suffer "brain strain" I'm sure! Other than that I wouldn't miss anything that I can think of...after all, people have been living in Poland a lot longer than here in the U.S. and managing ok.
Oops...I forgot one thing I might miss...our great ICE CREAM!
I would not miss a lot, because in every country and place things in basic are equal. I probably would miss the Dutch landscape with the rivers, Dutch cows, Dutch architecture, and probably customs, books and media. I would miss my family, some dear friends and colleages and the Dutch coast (sea and dunes). The North Sea and the Dutch coastal region is very dear to me. (I spend my first 20 years of my life near the sea. We lived 1 km from the sea)
As a child and teenager I lived near these Dunes, and always played in the Dunes and swam in the North Sea as a kid and teenager. Next to that I windsurfed in the Sea between my 15th and 20th year. This was the path I walked going to the sea in the little Wólka (urbanizacja) Dishoek. The province of Zeeland is very beautiful and less densly populated than the rest of the Netherlands.
This is part of my heritage (my memories)
Next to that maybe Dutch cheese, drop (a Dutch candy, Liquorice (confectionery)), Dutch jenever (Jenever (Genievre, Jenever) - Gin o bardzo gęstej konsystencji, produkowany z melasy z dodatkiem owoców jałowca. Jest to tradycyjny napój alkoholowy w Holandii i Flandrii. W XVI wieku był stosowany w medycynie.), Dutch bikes as Tufta said (but I would probably take my Dutch bikes to Poland), the bikeroads in the netherlands next to the car roads.
We found, the ice cream, even better in Poland, and lots of it. And most of all Polish people speak English well, and want to. You could be very happy there, the people of Poland treat you like some of the people here in the USA did many years ago. They will help you, look out, and will be there when you need them, and overall, you will be safe, and away from this president. You should give it a try. We can't wait until we can return and visit. I would love to live out my life there, if I could.
If I would move today to Poland I wouldn't have the time to think about the Netherlands. Because I would spend and invest a lot of time to learn the Polish language, people and culture and the country. All the cities to visit, the towns, villages, regions, and the museums, art galleries, mountains, rivers, lakes, woods and cinema's.
What work would I do in Poland, what people would I know, what social life will I have there and etc. No time for looking back. I would live in the present of todays Poland and keep contact with family and friends in the Netherlands, South-Africa and America. Maybe I would keep some Dutch habits like making stampot meals ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stamppot ), and Pannekoeken. In the Netherlands and Flanders, pancakes are called pannenkoeken and eaten at dinnertime. Pancake restaurants are popular family restaurants and serve many varieties of sweet, savory, and stuffed pancakes. And next to that occasionally an Uitsmijter (Strammer Max) of bread eggs, bacon, cheese, salad, tomatoes, Gherkins and pepper and salt.
I think you have articulated my sentiment very well Pjotr! If I decided to come to Poland to live I would not look back, I would be fully committed to the endeavor. The thing that would be most important to me would be that the Polish people accepted me because of the person that I am, not where I came from or any other such nonsense. I am curious to know how people would react if I told them my family was comming home. Ultimately I would want people to feel that their lives were enriched by my presence in Poland.
I would likely be an advocate for the Thanksgiving holiday. For me, it is the crowning achievement of American society.