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Best city ever?

Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:33 am

What city did people enjoy the most? Not to live but to visit.

For me it's Prague. The architecture, the food and the lovely little microbreweries with gorgeous beer. We went at the end of September and there was one of those Indian summer weeks, it's warm but you can smell autumn coming.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:35 pm

Currently, Shanghai.

I like the food, very contrasting mix of old and new, and that it is within 1-2 hours by HSR of so many other places to visit.

I speak passable Mandarin though, and am not easily bothered by the air. Everyone else's experience may differ accordingly.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:37 pm

Bangkok - to bang some ##ck!

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Postby PNGMK » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 1:42 pm

Sergei82 wrote:Bangkok - to bang some ##ck!


##ck = cock? Oh my.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 2:36 pm

And and Ukrussian to boot! :o

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 3:47 pm

Sergei82 wrote:Bangkok - to bang some ##ck!


You want to bang those with ##ck? Why go all the way to Bangkok? I'm pretty sure one of the basement bars at OT specializes in your thing.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 3:56 pm

I'm not the "author" of that phrase! :)

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 3:58 pm

Would you take children to Shanghai?

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 4:25 pm

Hannieroo wrote:Would you take children to Shanghai?


Sure, depending on the age. But the age I'm thinking of I wouldn't want to take them anywhere heh. And they may not appreciate it as much as an adult would.

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Postby durain » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 8:43 pm

harbin during winter :D

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Postby Brah » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 9:27 pm

Waikiki, for obvious reasons; NYC, for many reasons

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 9:55 pm

Oh, the States. San Antonio, great food, weather, loads to do and the river walk brings me joy.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:12 pm

No clear winner for me. As a visitor I liked:
Tokyo in spring for many things;
HK and Bangkok for being very much alive with specific atmosphere;
Rome for the strange feeling of many places so familiar even when visited for the first time, and for ice-cream;
Amsterdam for the old city with many canals;

Prague is in serious troubles at this moment.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:36 pm

I've been trying to think of another city, but only one keep coming back and it's a US one as well. New Orleans. I love the food, the music and the ambiance. Or at least pre-Katrina. Haven't been there since the Hurricane.

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Postby Brah » Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:39 am

N.O. would be at the top of my list had I ever been, hope to one day. Tokyo is as well as it's always great to be back.


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