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PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:52 pm    Post subject:

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Best is Canada, imagine spending week camping on a lake and seeing no one but the friends you went with.


That's not really a Canadian thing. That's a nature thing that can be experienced all over the world.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:59 pm    Post subject:

Canadians are Americans with the douchebag removed.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:14 am    Post subject:

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Best is Canada, imagine spending week camping on a lake and seeing no one but the friends you went with.


That's not really a Canadian thing. That's a nature thing that can be experienced all over the world.


There aren’t protected lake areas all over the world. There are in Canada.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:31 am    Post subject:

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Best is Canada, imagine spending week camping on a lake and seeing no one but the friends you went with.
lol that aint seeing the country. you have to see some locals and some of their culture to say I like or Dislike a place.

But whoever put canada on the worst list. where did you go?
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Best is Canada, imagine spending week camping on a lake and seeing no one but the friends you went with.


That's not really a Canadian thing. That's a nature thing that can be experienced all over the world.


There aren’t protected lake areas all over the world. There are in Canada.


I've spent weeks backpacking high-country lakes in several places and not seen anyone who wasn't in our group. And I have been to protected and isolated areas in the South Pacific with the same scarcity of people. Again, nit really a nation thing but a nature thing.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:43 pm    Post subject:

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Best: Italy and Mexico

Worst: Bosnia and Herzegovina


What's so bad about Bosnia and Herzegovina? I kind of want to go there or Albania just because they seem like the most random countries...


As someone that was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (when it was part of Yugoslavia), I can't really recommend that place. The people are rude, everyone smokes cigarettes and they smoke them everywhere, there's only a few places worth visiting, and the country's potentially most exciting tourist attractions (mountains, ski resorts) are either run terribly by the locals or are infected by land mines from the war.

Croatia, just south of it, at least has some great beaches.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:42 pm    Post subject:

Haven't enjoyed Mexico the last few visits.
Switzerland was my favorite, barely edging out Germany.
Ireland, Scotland, Iceland, and New Zealand are on my list of places to go if I can ever afford it.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:46 am    Post subject: Re: Best and worst countries you've visited and ones that you want to visit

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Best: Singapore

Worst: Indonesia (Bali)

Want to visit: Sweden, Japan.


Whaaaaaa? How is Singapore the best???
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:37 am    Post subject:

Best: Tahiti

2nd Best: Mexico (Rivera Maya)

Worst: China

Want to visit: Greece (Already booked for 2019)
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:54 pm    Post subject:

Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:29 pm    Post subject:

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Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?


Denmark. Didn’t have time to cross the bridge to Sweden.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:05 pm    Post subject:

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Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?


Denmark. Didn’t have time to cross the bridge to Sweden.


Was it worth visiting?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:06 pm    Post subject:

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Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?


Denmark. Didn’t have time to cross the bridge to Sweden.


Was it worth visiting?


Absolutely
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:56 pm    Post subject:

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Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?


Denmark. Didn’t have time to cross the bridge to Sweden.


Was it worth visiting?


Absolutely


Thanks. I've heard people saying that Scandinavia is boring. I've never visited any European country before.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:45 am    Post subject:

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Best: Japan

Worst: St. Lucia (more like not best than worst)


Next goal... a month (ok maybe 2 - 3 weeks) of culinary trips to Vietnam and India. Imodium/cipro on hand, we gonna do street food
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:43 am    Post subject:

I would like to visit my homeland but it no longer exists.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:23 am    Post subject:

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I would like to visit my homeland but it no longer exists.


Which is what?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:56 am    Post subject:

Best: tie with Zamunda & Mypos
Worst: London’s Lower Uncton
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:56 am    Post subject:

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I would like to visit my homeland but it no longer exists.


Which is what?


King of Prussia
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:08 am    Post subject:

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I would like to visit my homeland but it no longer exists.


Which is what?


King of Prussia


That's just outside Philly. Was there a few years ago.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:23 pm    Post subject:

Best: Spain, USA, France, Greece.

Worst: don't really have a bad experience, I've enjoyed all the countries I visited thus far. Yes, even Bosnia and Hercegovina.

Want to visit: the Azores (not a country), Zanzibar (not a country), Norway, Sweden, Finland, Australia, New Zeland, Canada, Argentina, South Africa, Oman, Jordan, Cuba, various island countries (Cape Verde, Mauritius etc.). Man, this is tough, it might be easier to list the countries I wouldn't want to visit: Syria, Somalia, Mali, the majority of Asia, some of the countries in Central America, the middle part (Sudan, Congo, Chad etc.) of Africa.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:10 pm    Post subject:

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Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?


I lived in a small town in the south of Sweden (Gislaved) for 8 months. I absolutely loved the people and the culture but couldn't handle the weather. Stockholm in the East is beautiful, with a good nightlife scene. Swedes are easy to talk to, and party with, but it usually takes Americans a bit of time to warm up to them. Culturally, they don't smile nearly as much as Americans, and I've consistently witnessed Americans have a bit of difficulty in adjusting to lesser level of gregariousness - but once past that, most discover just how genuinely warm people most Swedes really are.

Gothenberg in the West is gorgeous with an awesome nightlife scene. Tons of things to do, both in town and on the countryside. Lots of kewl towns to visit like Uddevalla, Malmo (connected to Denmark), Vaxjo (College Town), and Kalmar (Another College Town on the water with kewl castles). For such a small country, Sweden is quite diverse. But the downside is DEFINITLELY the weather. The small window for a decent visit is between June - September. Too far into fall, winter, or early spring - and you'll freeze your cajones off.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:34 pm    Post subject:

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venturalakersfan wrote:
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I would like to visit my homeland but it no longer exists.


Which is what?


King of Prussia


That's just outside Philly. Was there a few years ago.


A Prussian raised in the Midwest and the south. I think that makes Vlf make sense to me.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:40 pm    Post subject:

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Has anyone here even been to Sweden (specifically Stockholm) or any of the other Nordic countries before?


I lived in a small town in the south of Sweden (Gislaved) for 8 months. I absolutely loved the people and the culture but couldn't handle the weather. Stockholm in the East is beautiful, with a good nightlife scene. Swedes are easy to talk to, and party with, but it usually takes Americans a bit of time to warm up to them. Culturally, they don't smile nearly as much as Americans, and I've consistently witnessed Americans have a bit of difficulty in adjusting to lesser level of gregariousness - but once past that, most discover just how genuinely warm people most Swedes really are.

Gothenberg in the West is gorgeous with an awesome nightlife scene. Tons of things to do, both in town and on the countryside. Lots of kewl towns to visit like Uddevalla, Malmo (connected to Denmark), Vaxjo (College Town), and Kalmar (Another College Town on the water with kewl castles). For such a small country, Sweden is quite diverse. But the downside is DEFINITLELY the weather. The small window for a decent visit is between June - September. Too far into fall, winter, or early spring - and you'll freeze your cajones off.


And now you live in Australia?

Do you think Scandinavia is more interesting to visit than France or Germany?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:39 pm    Post subject:

That’s like asking is cognac more interesting than whiskey or wine? Drink them all my friend.
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