Daniel De Biasi

Host & Producer

Hi, my name is Daniel. I grew up in a small town in the north of Italy. I now live in Vancouver, Canada.

I left Italy when I was 27, I quit my secure job despite everybody saying it wasn’t the right decision, and I got on a plane to New Zealand.

I lived in New Zealand for four and a half years. I loved it. I was living my dream life—excellent mountain biking, surfing, snowboarding, good friends, good beer, and excellent steaks. I left because I wanted to switch my career, and I couldn’t do that with my work permit. I also tried to push myself. I realized my life had become too comfortable. When you are in a Fight-or-flight situation, like starting your life from scratch and not being able to communicate (me when I got to NZ), you give your 100%. I wanted to replicate that.

I moved to Canada on a working holiday visa again. Things went sideways at the airport in Vancouver. They only gave me six months. That’s not a lot of time to find a job and decide if you want to stay or not. I managed to find a job two months before it ran out. My amazing bosses helped me with the sponsorship. The bureaucracy was crazy, the most stressful months of my life. I almost gave up. But three months later, I got my visa for two years.

I’ve been living here for over three years now, and I recently received my Canadian Permanent Residency.

At the beginning of 2020, during the lockdown, I decided to start a podcast where I could help other people who are thinking of moving abroad. 
I believe that stories can help others overcome their fears and also learn tips that can be very useful when starting a new life in a foreign country.

I’ve been loving this journey of meeting new people from around the world and getting inspired by their stories.

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About Emigrant's Life

We know that moving to a new country can be very challenging. That’s why we decided to share stories of people who have done it and create a platform to find what you need to chase your dreams in a new country. 

Want to move abroad?

Hey, I’m Daniel. I’m here to help you in your journey to the new country. Do you want to move abroad, but you don’t know how?