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Imagine living here.
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>bad weather

I'd rather take ~3.5 months of heat + 3 weeks of hot/humid rather than the shit the rest of the country gets.
I'm not even going to begin to get into the level of retardation inherent in this.
This is the worst infographic I have ever seen.
>not hell

Admit it, you were just trying to make a bad map

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How do you get free plane tickets?
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Depends. I've had some flight completely overbooked, they sold seats for 700 bucks credit+hotel for the night.

I've also had a flight ask me the day before if I would sell my ticket for 550 dollars on a flight, just went back home to sleep and came back the next day. Missed 1 day of vacation but overall, was able to use the voucher for a new trip.
Aren't those areas not pressurized and freezing?
yah, so?
man up and deal with it!
What did you do?
I have heard of people holding out for cash + hotel rooms, rentacars, future tickets, the airline put themselves in this situation

Where have you been in Latin America?

What are some good cities, where can you find the best food, where to go for the best views?
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peru has good chinese food, they call it Chifa
Has anybody been to the galapagos islands? Are they worth it?
How worth is using tinder or similar apps in Colombia?
Worth it, albeit significantly more worth it if you can speak Spanish well. Not speaking Spanish limits you your dating pool considerably.

People on /trv/ complain about Colombian Tinder being full of prostitutes, Green Card-hunters and gold-diggers. I'm not sure if people here are exceptionally ugly, but I've never encountered this. With few exceptions, most of the women I met off Tinder were well-educated and willing to split bills. None of them pressured me into or asked for a relationship or suggested that I buy them things.
It's amazing but incredibly expensive, worth a separate trip on its own

I'm an American thinking about visiting St. Petersburg around April 23. Will it be too cold. Is it worth it? What was your experience?
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I agree with this although there is definitely less fat women in Russia than in the states, unless it's New York or maybe LA.
Is Lakhta center open to the public yet?
any fsb cool stories for anon?
I was there in late August. It was so fucking crowded. It’s Mecca for boomers.
St Petersburg is best in the dead of winter, frozen canals, lights + less tourists (still a lot of slants)

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I want to go on an adventure.

Where do I go for this to happen? I want genuine interactions with strange people.

Also I will be wearing a Guy Fawkes mask like this picture (no relation to anonymous, I wear it for confidence as I am hideously ugly without it).
Nowhere wearing that mask, unless you go to an Eyes Wide Shut party
>Eyes Wide Shut party
Where would this be?

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I recently flew from Maine to california for the first time in my life. I am from rural maine and we went to Los Angeles. The whole ordeal was very... I wouldn't say negative but the implications I was thinking about made me feel ill. There is a whole group of people on that coast that speak the same language as me. Eat the same foods as me, etc. Yet.. we are different? Like I felt strange and almost alien like being in LA. I don't want to go back. Not because of anything negative but just seeing the large swaths of barren desert between maine and california made me want to puke. I remember seeing like small farms out in the middle of nowhere. No trees around for miles just large swaths of arid earth. Just thinking about it is making me feel strange.

I don't do much travel if you couldn't tell. I will never understand people who travel all the time. Like to me, maine and moreso the town I am from is home I guess. I really didn't like being away. Just imagining the distance between the two places is intoxicating. Maybe I am just not built to travel? I feel cowardly though for not really being into traveling. Its just so strange to me how much space is between that place and where I am now. So much just barren arid earth. not even sure what states we flew over.
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The fuck are you talking about?
>Id ont travel much if you could tell
Yeah, you didnt need that disclaimer.
You just didn't like a place. Try going somewhere else. Going somewhere in the US and saying you feel like an Alien is so depressing to think. Go and actually be an alien.
damn bro you sound like a fucking pussy psychologically and physically.... wahhahahahah surroundings are different than where I'm originally from. Yeah no shit didnt you know that the entire world isnt like your rural shithole
>didnt even know the states we flied over
yea this is why people joke about our education system, when you dont even know the states in your OWN country I think you might be a mental retard

My advice is gradually but slowly start escaping the hick bubble you live in, how about if the LA trip is too big for you you start smaller like NH, VT, Connecticut. Get yourself more in the groove of going to differnet places by youtubing googling etc foreign places. Do anything other than staying in your rural shithole and fucking deer with your imbred family. Jesus christ I thought rural men had a set of balls and were tuff.
I get part of that feeling. I was so on edge when I got halfway through Nebraska and it turned into nothing but brown hills for hundreds of miles. I felt like a rabbit looking for cover lol. But I got over it. I didn't bother to go to LA; I'm more interested in the national parks.

Driving through burned areas of California was even weirder but I got over that too. I think if you had spent more time out there you would have gotten more comfortable even if you still didn't like it.


So, I heard the floodings were kinda normal at this time of the year, but it still made me realize that Venezia is sinking faster and faster each year.
When do the floodings usually end ? I'd like to go for a small 5 days trip as soon as possible, to enjoy it while I still can. I'm in vacation from 15 january to the 26th, do you think that would work ? Or maybe I should wait for may or june, but there may be more tourists ?

With all the global hysteria about the floods (which are tidal, therefore natural, though they're getting way higher then they should be) it's probably the best time ever to visit, also considering it's winter so no cruise ships.

Will there be another out of the ordinary event like what just happened? It's a possibility.
Are the monuments still open during the period ? And do the floods usually last like 2h a day or several days within a week ?

Everything will be open.

Floods happen only about a handful of times a year and only last for a few hours. The extraordinary level of flooding is extremely rare (like the last one which submerged the whole city).

Tldr: the city is always above water unless super high tides and extraordinary conditions are reached

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I want to go on an adventure.

Where do I go for this to happen? I want genuine interactions with strange people.

Also I will be wearing a Guy Fawkes mask like this picture (no relation to anonymous, I wear it for confidence as I am hideously ugly without it).
nyc in early winter of 2011.
have fun.
How can a man be so autistic?
epic thread lmao
OP here. I only ask for a starting location, as I am able to improvise in my movements and interactions from there.

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Convince me I shouldnt live in an RV and sell jerky

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ok snowflake
ok boomer
day of the pillow when
Because someone being successful at thing does not mean everyone will be
i dont know about you but id rather buy jerky along with the rest of my groceries, in a hygienic package, at the grocery store, and not from a glorified hobo.

What makes you think you're better than an ordinary tourist?
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ITT: OP attempts to to set off the Real Travelers ™.
Seeth, Pajeet
Eat local, drink local. Don't take a zillion pictures of everything each day. I take maybe a picture or two the whole trip
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I don't.
I just go there and try to have cool interesting experiences. I like to go to places that aren't typically visited by foreigners. I enjoy not being dependent on a bunch of things so I usually don't have that much luggage. Most of all I don't really think about it. I don't travel to feel better than others, I travel because it makes me happy.

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There was a thread in /v/ where everyone was just talking about specific shit in Ohio, I was having fun talking to my people. Ohioans rise up!
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The Beast is a fun historical ride, but yeah.

Cedar Point is better than Kings Island.

Fuck off
Honestly Ohio and Michigan are more similar than different, since the rest of the country shits on both anyways I wish we could put aside the rivalry bullshit to focus on the real enemy (Indiana)
Nah, if anyone's the real enemy, it's Illinois.
Shhhh don't tell them we don't need more of their trashy tourists discovering how beautiful Northern Michigan is.

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Manga Cafe Edition

*FAQ (aka shit you should stop asking)*
>Where should I stay in Tokyo?
Anywhere on the JR Yamanote loop line.
>Is Hiroshima+Miyajima worth it as a day trip from Osaka/Kyoto?
Not really, it's too rushed and you should probably just stay the night there.
>Is Miyajima worth visiting when the floating torii gate is under construction?
Yes, it's still a great place to visit.
>"Dude what should I see in ________?"
Solid general guides - sights, sample itineraries, pre-travel considerations, etc
/JPG/anon put together an autistic supermap of sights, restaurants, and shopping. Go nuts.

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Not sure if this meets your high standards but I went here last trip and enjoyed it:

It's full of Americans though.
I thought so too. And you get a refund anyway when you cant use up all the load of your suica. Now i just dont know if the metro pass is worth it
Metro pass is fucking 600 yen, if you take more than 2 rides you've basically made your money back. 3 rides you basically saved money.
SOL by Kanda station
its 500 yen per day i think? yeah i guess it is worth it then. thanks

Going to Prince Edward Island for 2 weeks in February.
Any suggestions what there is to do there?
Should I take the ferry or the bridge across?
why? family, work?
are you flying into moncton?
if you like cross country skiing you could do that, maybe snowmobile rental
I’m driving from Québec actually, didn’t know they have cross country skiing there.
When does it run until?
take the bridge because the ferry doesn't run then, it can get pretty icy in the straight and there probably isn't much demand outside tourist season so it stops from christmas to may
skiing runs as long as there is snow
if instead of taking the trans canada from riviere du loup, you go further up to rimouski and take the 132 across the gaspe there's a couple small hills by amqui and campbellton
Sounds good, one more thing is how are the food and shopping districts like?

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RealTraveller™ here. I wanna get the fuck outta Dubai boyos. Willing to take up to a 5 hour flight or a long bus ride. Where to?
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Just after some ideas buddy boyo. A ferry from Sharjah to Hormuz is tempting. Turkey not bad either
Bahrain and fuck hookers
They got bush? And is it better than Lebanon?

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>take time off work
>coworkers ask where Im going
>tell them SEA
>they all think im a degenerate now
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Good insight anon. Didn’t realise it was that tough from US.
yeah it's not fun if you live outside a coastal area with a major international airport. That post didn't even include if you have to park your car and pay 10-20 a day to keep it parked in some instances.

My friend to go to asia needs to either bus or get a friend to drop him off at Chicago airport(4-5 hours depending on traffic), get on a flight and look for a direct flight which would probably be around 1000 USD direct(14 hours). For that time just to bus->get there in time for flight+flight to Tokyo, he's looking at a minimum of 1 day travel and possibly one day wasted resting at destination after. So if he does a 2 week vacation, he's going to essentially be only enjoying 9 or maybe 10 days tops depending how flights roll.

Or he could drive his car for a few hours and have options of blue ridge mountains, Chicago city, Nashville, or a short flight on smaller airport to canada, mexico, or somewhere in the us and be there ~10 hours or less. He'd also be in a somewhat similar timezone, and have spent far less time(by 2 days at least) and money.
If you get lucky it can be cheaper. I flew to the Philippines from Chicago via Shanghai and paid $315 a couple years back. It wasn't round trip but those were also cheap if you looked.
ATM there're countless deals for US to Shanghai, Chengdu or Bejing for $370 r/t on Delta, United, Cathay, Air Canada and others.
I thought we were talking about foreigners living and/or working in SEA. Only as a pot-smoking backpacker without a degree will you get less than 700/month teaching in SEA. That same backpacker will get 1000/month working without a work permit in Vietnam. With a degree they are starting at 1200/month in Thailand. Managerial, Q&A, IT, even call center work in SEA start at 1000+ (usually 2000+) per month for foreign talent. And it's not like they are poaching the best and brightest from Western countries, you just need a relevant CV and be able to talk the talk.

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