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"/trv/ - Travel" is 4chan's imageboard dedicated to travel and the countries of the world.

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/trv/ is a slow board, you don't need to bump more than once a day -- it's OK if your thread is not on the front page, we look several pages deep here. You can do that. too, looking for threads on your topic.

Questions are welcomed, as are threads sharing experiences or generally discussing travel. For very general questions, you can get answers faster at other sites. Google is your friend. Start there, then come back here for specific questions. Some good links for basic info, and a few Pet Peeves of the board, are included within this thread.
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I don’t understand traveling or how it works growing up so fucking poor ive never traveled

How the fuck do you pick a hotel? How the fuck do you afford it? It’s like 300 a night for the cheapest shit you have to book it in advance. I’m disabled and have chronic fatigue so having to pick a certain date to feel good and just go sounds hard for me plus you have to line everything up with your return flight and the booking on the room ending and it costs like $1700 a week.

How the fuck is this possible?
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/Trv/ meetup?
I've only been on this board for a few years but I've never seen a meetup extensively discussed. I've heard others have met up and some threads were people happen to have similar plans and discuss meeting up, but I've noticed both myself and other people on this board would welcome the idea of getting more /trv/ friends since it's often a lonely hobby.

Not sure if a mass meetup would ever actually happen but do people want to discuss plans for when stuff starts opening up (or even before then)? Some anons might notice they have similar plans, or you might want to tag along with someone if it sounds cool, or you're not picky but just like the idea of making a /trv/ buddy?

Might be best to describe what sort of a person and traveller you are
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Hostels story thread?
Hostels story thread.
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Due to popular demand (two people) in the non-autistic map thread, here’s a thread about Mauritania.
Feel free to ask any questions about traveling that country if it intrigues you, and share experiences or photos if you‘ve been there already.

Previous conversation can be read starting here:
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To those of you in relationships: is it weird to consider travelling without your significant other someday? My gf has a deadly peanut allergy. That alone makes it so I couldn't ever go to many countries in Asia with her. But beyond that, there are countries in South America (namely Argentina) that I would like to visit someday that she doesn't care for.
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solo in russia
I’m a little bit autistic and obsessed with Russia and I dream of escaping there one day to fuck around and travel alone. I’d love for my friend to come with me but realistically I’d enjoy being alone. How safe would it be? Would Russian men show interest in a young girl being here alone? I’m not saying I’d reject any male attention thrown at me but I don’t want to be paranoid the whole time about drunk gopniks hitting on me. I want to visit cities and towns full of old soviet buildings and memorials and just enjoy the atmosphere of it all. Riding the trans Siberian is definitely one of my options. I can speak basic Russian, so conversation with a local would be no problem. Anything about solo travelling in Russia would be nice.
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Rank Latin Countries

Historical Sites
Architectural Style
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Do you think Covid travel bans will be gone by fall?
Hey /trv/ this is more of a rant but I just need someplace to get this out of my system. For context, I am a 3rd-year college student who was supposed to go to Japan from March to August on an exchange program hosted by my university. I spent over $300 on a deposit for the aboard program. I have spent the entire year filing paperwork after paperwork to be able to go on this program. I worked my butt off every summer the last 3 years setting aside money to afford this exchange. I legit just got accepted by the university 2 weeks ago. They give my hope by saying that they wanted everyone to still come but we just have to leave 2 weeks early to quarantine. But today my university just sent an email saying it's canceled . After they got my hopes up these last couple of months
Also, I don’t think they are gonna give that money back knowing university and their greed for money especially now with covid.
I really want to do an exchange program before I graduate.
Do you think Covid will clear up by fall?
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What is the most underrated travel destination? Iran? Mongolia? Other?
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Real Traveler's™ Map
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Map update 4.0.1

Just making a new thread for this rather minor update of the Real Traveler's™ Map. It's mostly just cosmetic changes, as well as reversing the previous update of Slovenia. Pic related is the updated template, I'll also post a simple .png file you can copy and paste over your old map in MS Paint so you don't have to fill in the entire map again.

>Reverted Slovenia back to traditional regions
>Removed the Hala'ib triangle and Bir Tawil, as the former is under de facto Egyptian control and the latter under de facto Sudanese control, and neither are actual subdivisions
>removed the black dots from Lake Titicaca
>fixed literally a single pixel in Algeria
>fixed literally a single pixel in Artsakh
(This does not affect the pre-war Artsakh map, for those who use that)
>fixed the borders of the counties of Ireland, most notably counties Louth and Monaghan
>connected Isles of Scilly and Lundy to the South West Region of England

In other news, Egypt is apparently in the process of relocating its capital from Cairo to a yet to be named planned city, temporarily called the New Administrative Capital. This hasn't affected the governorates as far as I can tell.
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After lots of travelling and visiting places that used to be nothing but a mere concept I developed in my childhood, I can conlude that it is not the destination that I like so much about going on vacation. It's the travelling that fulfills me no matter where it is. Visiting the places that I thought where the epitome of beauty didn't fulfill me. When I was there I was bored by it, I wasn't amazed, it left me cold. It felt like those places only seemed so breathtaking in pictures but quickly became bland when actually visiting those places.
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Japan General
The Other thread is GONE, Private Contractors remain SUPREME Edition!

Copypasta FAQ:
>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.
>How do I travel by public transport?
I recommend the "Official Japan Travel App". It's free and does a good job of planning routes using public transportation.
>"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.

*Current status on travel restrictions*
"Japan is reportedly working on reopening its borders to all international travelers in April 2021. Tourists will be screened and tested for COVID-19 upon arrival."

*Info on prostitution*
Please try to *not* refrain from asking questions about prostitution. If you're coming to Japan solely for prostitutes you are based and redpilled. please share your experiences with everyone ITT.

*JR Pass*
Many people ask about whether or not the JR Rail Pass is worth it. It depends on your itinerary.
Plug your itinerary into Hyperdia to determine ticket costs, then compare to the below JR Pass options:
>7 day Pass: 29,110¥ (approximately a Tokyo-Kyoto round-trip bullet train trip)
>14 day Pass: 46,390¥
>21 day Pass: 59,350¥

Super-easy rail pass calculator. Fill in your planned trips, get a quick yes/no response.
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TEFL General
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Thread for discussion about teaching English as a foreign language.

Previous thread
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Would you rather

>make around 240k a year in your home country
>make 60k a year in any country of your choice remotely

These are my options to me right now. I won't be able to move because of coof restrictions until 2022 at the earliest.
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moving overseas
i am contemplating moving out of Australia for good. Life is comfy and I dearly love my gf, but the spirit of adventure beckons and this country is red tape asf.

I am young, have made lots of money through business (& want to incorporate in different country with lower taxes) and like to think I am disciplined and keep good routines. With such and uprooting of life, how do you do it?

I already have such great friends here, an amazing family and stable life, but I really want to go overseas and just full send it. How do you guys maintain discipline? How do you find good gyms, rebuild a good social circle and not get homesick? It seems so fun and enriching yet terrifying at the same time.
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Philippines GENERAL: Open the fuck up already edition
There are still no signs from the Philippines government that they are ready to reopen their border for international tourism anytime soon.

The Philippines has been under strict lockdowns for more than nine months now, but in the last month, the government has slowly started easing restrictions for locals.

A Tourism hotspot and tropical paradise, the Philippines has long been a favorite for, beach lovers, and ladyboy enthusiasts, and boomer sexpats for decades.

Anybody care to share any crazy stories or experiences? Can I live in the PHILIPPINES for 400 dollars a month? How much is a dirty foot hooker in Manila? Should I open a bar or start a pig farm? Can I get laid?

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The Ultimate US Road trip vlogs
Hey /trv/, Britbong here. Back in 2019 I rented a van in California and proceeded to travel across the United States for over 5 months with the goal of seeing as much of the country as possible. Pic related is my route. A few oldfags might even remember me posting on here asking for suggestions back around 2017 - 2018.
Anyway, I just wanted to let you all know, I recorded the whole trip in 4K and I'm finally getting around to documenting my travels on Youtube. Check out my videos If you'd like to follow me on my journey. I would appreciate any feedback too and if you enjoy the content I've made so far then subscribe for more. I have 3 videos already and I'm working hard on a fourth. Feel free to ask me any questions about my trip in this thread too. Thanks to anyone from a few years back who helped me plan this.

Channel Link:
First Video:
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Where to travel for those who have traveled everywhere?
I've been to 40 countries.

>3-12 parents take me to Europe and parts of East Asia, as well as Caribbean vacation spots
>11-18 go on educational summer camps abroad in Europe every year, one summer in Japan
>18-22 study abroad in the UK for one semester, travel Europe again through the Summer
>22-30 Travel Africa, South America, East asia again, SE asia, Russia, Mongola, UAE, etc.

By the way I'm a semi-trust fund kid who also made a shit load in the stock market (from a small gift of 200k from parents when I graduated college)

What is there to do now? Honestly, I feel like the entire Earth is boring to me now, which on one hand is good because it allows me to focus on my work and find more depth in life... but on the other hand, I miss the adventures I had traveling, and the "newness" of it all.

It's impossible to "do it all" but I've done most of all of it. Eaten at the best restaurants in the world, banged expensive hookers in Germany and cheap ass SE hookers, lived in huts in Mongolia and backpacked with nothing through south America. Have experienced about as much as the gamut as I think one can.

Suggestions on what else there is to do? Supposedly there is an island somewhere in Polynesia where you can eat people.. not saying I would do that, but looking for suggestions of things that people haven't ehard of.
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Luxury Travel Thread
So many travel threads are about poors staying at hostels or whatever shit rebbit neckbeards do on r/travel. Talk to me about some of your favorite high end stays you've had.

My personal favorite:

St. Regis, Florence, Italy. In the heart of Florence, easy walk to most attractions, surrounded by good food, on the river and beautiful views.

The best part of staying at St. Regis is the butler service. Unpacked for me, and brought me cappuccino + pastries every single morning, with turndown service in the evening. Then when it was time to go, they packed my luggage for me entirely
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Lads anyone have any idea where this is? I think it's from Finland or some Scandinavian country, but I'm dying to find out. Alternatively, if you can post a webm of a place more beautiful than this, I'll be impressed.
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Redpill me on Taiwan

I'm considering moving to Taipei once the covid situation clears up and am thinking about living there for a minimum of 6 months working remotely and extending it if I dig the place.

I have a couple of questions:

How much will it cost per month to live comfortably? Honestly, my standards aren't too high but having a nice room/studio would be nice. I'm looking to minimize the amount of time I need to work and maximize the time interacting with the culture.

How costly are the visa runs and how easily are they made?

I'm a decent looking white-skinned male. How true are the stories told about the Taiwanese women? What should I expect?

Finally, some overal tips/remarks regarding Taiwan/Taipei are more than welcome.
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What happens here? I just graduated college and this state is a potential contender. I've passed through here a few times on my way to Branson and all I really know is that it has a lot of forests, farms, some mining, and civil war history. I want somewhere not too high on the radar that won't cuck too much on guns or taxes and has a reasonable cost of living with some things to keep me busy within nature. Some amenities within a reasonably sized town wouldn't be bad either, I was going to look into either Little Rock or up near the Fayetteville- Springdale area. I'm from the south so I know what to expect culture-wise and from the climate. Any suggestions would be appreciated as well, thanks.
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Saving up for a solo visit to Russia. My favorite part of visiting places is meeting locals and having a few drinks with them. Some places this is easier than others. Are Russians open to drink with strangers/foreigners? Is it easy to strike up a conversation with one at a bar?
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Salt Lake City
Is it nice? How dominant are Mormons actually in SLC?
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So im applying for my first uk passport.
It is mentioned that it could be that i need an interview.
How does that work if i live abroad?

I already send in my birth certificate etc so what sense does it make?
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Anybody here that fell for the CS meme and is working in Zurich? How easy was it to get an offer and how would you rate the city? Has the globohomo removed the need the learn the local dialect?
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Going to nyc next week

Are there any mafia owned Italian restaurants left? I’ve always wanted to eat at one.

I heard some place called patsies in Spanish Harlem is mobbed owned

>in before mob fag

Thanks for the help!
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malta doge
Looked in both catalog and archive, no Malta thread.
What it's like? I've been all over Spain, in Portugal, spent months in Greece - Arachova, Athens, the Saronic islands, and visited Italy last summer, although only the north.

I've never been to Malta, Mallorca, Crete or Cyprus, and I'm mainly interested in Malta because there's a lot of IT companies there and I'm currently in talks with some.

How's life over there? Have you guys been there either as a tourist or as an IT gastarbeiter?
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Hudson NY
Any info on Hudson, NY I heard it was an upcoming scene.
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ryan boundless
/trv/ approved youtubers?
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Long term travel
I'm really struggling to make the choice in pic related. I'm sure I'm not alone considering just how long bitcoin has been known about on 4channel now, but I can't help but feel as if left just leads to misery and meaninglessness. If anyone has "retired" and done the left option I would love to hear about it since this is a choice which will need to be made very soon.
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Overrated travel destinations
What are the most Overrated Travel destinations /trv/?
Australia honestly has to be one of the most boring ass places on earth.
The environment isn't particularly interesting, pretty much looks identical to California, super sterile, ultra expensive cities, nofunallowed nanny state so there isn't even particularly much interesting to do, cities practically have no nightlife or street culture.
The only thing I would rate Australia on is amazing food quality, even the McDonalds there is honestly better than In N Out or Five Guys.
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Sicily, Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, Iran
When the coof has eased I plan on spending approx a month in various Mediterranean and Middle Eastern places. Got a few questions:

How much time did you feel to be satisfying for each of these places? I've been to western Sicily before but the east and the other countries would be new to me.

Now seems like a dicey time for Lebanon, but it's been high on my list for a while. Has anyone been recently? Is there notably more misery and insecurity there due to the economic crisis and explosion?

Iran. THE country in the Middle East I'd like to visit but I'd sadly lose my Visa waiver for the US. Is there a way to go and still keep the waiver? Say, by using a second passport and flying or going overland from Turkey? I think ultimately it's worth losing the waiver so long as it's easy to get a tourist Visa. I do like the US and would want to visit more places there.
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European road trip
First time going to Europe (except London) for two weeks.

I was thinking about about doing a road trip, trying to avoid the dangerous places.

Between Rome and Barcelona, i'll try to either by plane or maybe a boat, but there's not other solutions. What do you think?
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Advice needed
Need some travel advice

Since my school is online next semester and this is my first year at the school, I have the opportunity to live/travel anywhere for the duration of the spring. I've never traveled much but my main impetus is leaving the restrictive living conditions that I've been in since coronavirus started, and additionally the fact that it would feel like a missed opportunity to just sit in my house for the next 4 months.
Also, I don't really know much about what one does in a new city, so any advice on that matter would be appreciated as well.
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Fuck bros. I do like how well we've done with the coof but there's talk of no international travel until next year even with vaccine rollout beginning next month. I miss it :(
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Berlinpill me lads
Any Berlin anons here? May or may not be moving there from London at the start of the next academic year to study there
Is Berlin still thriving culturally, or is it homogenised and sterile like London? What are the punk/metal and hip hop scenes like there? Anything else I should know that I wouldn't necessarily find out by researching myself?
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Is Israel safe for an Arab American to travel to?
Hi guys. I'm 21, female, born in the US but have dual citizenship in Lebanon through my parents. I have an interest in traveling everywhere. If I wanted to travel to Israel one day in the future, would it be safe for me? Are Israeli's particularly racist towards Arab travellers? Would I even be let in the country due to having citizenship in Lebanon? I'm not planning a trip there currently. Just incredibly curious.
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Puerto Rico
For reasons that I won't go into at present, I need to persuade my wife that our family should move to Puerto Rico within the next 5 years or so. However, like all women, she's immune to all forms of logic and reasoning, so I have to beguile her by taking her on a romantic, fun trip so that she is naturally enticed to relocate. Thus, I am looking for places in Puerto Rico with great natural beauty that are FUN. Think gorgeous beaches and lush vegetation while not being too far removed from the culture and fun atmosphere of a city or town. Hiking to waterfalls and upscale dining all the in the same day. Possible?
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What city, in your opinion, has the best weather - that you've visited obviously.
This is subjective, so run us through it.
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I'm about to travel with my 3 cats from America to Europe using Lufthansa. They'll travel in the cargo hold as checked baggage, and I'm having trouble getting a kennel of the right size.

My cats are roughly 50cm long, 20cm wide, and 40cm tall when standing erect. Looking at e.g. Petmate kennels, I see that their 21'' Vari Kennel is too small, while the 28'' is way too large (just tried putting my cat in a 28'' and he occupied maybe a third of the entire kennel size while curled up in a corner). The ideal kennel size for me would be around 55x40x45, but I'm not aware of any good brands that carry those sizes.

Has anyone ever traveled with cats like this? Which kennel brand/sizes did you use?
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Why do I long for the sea?
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South Korea pill me
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Best City to live in France
pepe frances
I'm a Spanish 23yo who was raised in Brazil.
My college will have only online classing for the next 6 months.
My brother lived in Ireland for the past year and worked as bicycle deliveryman and studied english. I want to do the same in France for some time. What cities are big enough so they have those delivery apps and is not extremely expensive
and full of arabs or blacks?
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Wasted 3 years of my life in China -- What do?
-I taught in China for 3 years, got married there a few months ago, and just dipped out 4 days ago back home to west coast USA. Going to have my marriage dissolved because post marriage my wife has been a controlling psycho --not even gonna go into the details--. Just lucky I didn't have kids with her and that she doesn't have a green-card yet, so most likely I can dump her with no consequences and cancel out her petition with the USCIS.
-Anyway, it's really weird in the US now. Everyone seems on edge. Is it even possible to pump and dump skanks on Tinder now with everyone so paranoid about Covid?
-Is there anywhere I can travel to to have a good time, either domestically or abroad? How are things in Florida?
--Also, I'm not worried about Covid. I think the whole thing is overblown, and I most likely had the coof way back in February-March when I was travelling around in Thailland -- had a persistent cough for 3 months that started with a mild fever.
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In america no one hitchhikes right?
I'm currently trying to visit every state on a bicycle and i haven't seen any hitchhikers only cyclist going from one city to the other, but no one walking.

I'm starting to think hitchhiking is only a thing in movies and cartoons.
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Iceland Experience
Moving to reykjavik in 2022 for college. Pretty excited about it. Any anons been to Iceland, and what’s your experience been like? I’ve learned that it’s a pretty expensive country
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What is involved with driving a boat of my own own from the US to France? Do I have to drive a coastal French immigration facility?
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thoughts on the best beaches in europe?
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jealous coofers
Why don't you have a diplomatic passport, /trv/? Covid travel restrictions don't apply to holders.
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NYC thread
What's some cool shit to do and see in this city that isn't the usual basic tourist trap stuff? Places and activities you would recommend?
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"arts district"
>check out this arts district of this cool funky town!!
>we have chain restaurants, pop-up arts and craft shops started by trust fund kids with no talent, 'quirky' coffeeshops that are starbucks clones, and places to walk your dog

meanwhile in reality it's just another part of town where people go on tinder dates with some STD ridden fatty, only then to get harassed by homeless people

why do city planners do this shit? it's all fake. the 'city' was a lie from the start
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Why is every black man in Tokyo a Nigerian? What are Nigerians doing there?
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Why do people automatically disregard hitchhikers without even thinking that the person might need real help?
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Thread about Spain/Portugal? I want to travel with two friends across the Iberian peninsula. What’s the best way to get across? Where’s the best food? Is Basque Country as good as people say it is? How do we get women? Etc.
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Which area of Germany should I move to?
I'm currently contemplating where should I study or take up an apprenticeship after summer and am just deeply unsure where exactly I should go as I'm originally from the Ruhr area where my family home still is but am currently stuck in western Brandenburg.
Is Berlin still a place worth moving to or just a dated meme and you can get most it offers elsewhere for far less money?
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Redpill me on Texas cities. I’m from the northeast and want to move here but so far have only been to DFW, which I liked a lot.

> what cities have the best tech job market?
>what cities are the funnest?
>does any city have a better real estate market?

>inb4 fuck off were full
I vote red, despise leftists/niggers, and like guns
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Kiss travel goodbye forever if you're America now
MANDATORY 14 day quarantine for all incoming international arrivals- including returning US Citizens- coming into effect via the new Biden Administration's Executive Order. This is in conjunction with, not in lieu of, the already existing 72 hour COVID test all international arrivals already must possess before boarding their flights to the US. Good job retards, we're now all trapped in this hellhole of a country indefinitely with no way out.
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Have you ever traveled abroad without access to a cell phone?
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I live in socal, trying to find a place of my own somewhere in california and would like some ideas. Trying to avoid certain areas like bakersfield, fresno.
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>have to take and pass a test 5 days 4b fight
I swear to God if someone gets me sick and makes me waste 1000s on my reservations I will kill someone
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Learning while traveling
Anyone know about learning while traveling? Mainly interested in languages and art. Not really talking about the expensive immersion courses that tour companies do.
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Northwest States
ghost int he shell
Anyone have any info or genuine ideas on the best state to live in the northwest? I'm trying to leave Cali but I have no idea what life is like up there for people who live there. I like the idea of Wyoming and Colorado but I hear Colorado is becoming a new California. Any info is welcomed.
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Miss being able to get on one of these
Any recommendations when we can finally get out?
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Which house/techno clubs in Berlin are worth checking out? Preferably at least 50% heterosexual people. Not going to bother with pic related, it seems like a giant gay club tourist trap.
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Hello fellow citizens of the world!
This is a thread to share your favorite quirky things you do when you travel!

Me personally, I always check out McDonald's in every country I visit just to see what's different (did you know in Singapore they service rice if you order it????)
What's yours?
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USA South West
Any advice on USA South west trip?

End of August, and early to mid september.

>How long
20 days

1400€ excluding flight tickets and rent-a-car.
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where is the first place i should go when covid is finish. floride tickets are 30 bucks but id rather shoot myself
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Traveling to Mexico in COVID Times
I'm flying to Mexico to visit my e-gf at the end of January / start of February. How do I get ready for my trip? Any visa shit I should take care of first? Any COVID crap I should be aware of? Also, I'm technically a Mexican citizen so it shouldn't be a problem to visit, but my only Mexican identification is my voter ID card lol.

On another note, am I weird for wanting to move to Mexico? I know it's a shithole but honestly so is the USA. Might as well live in a comfy and cheap shithole with my USD savings than continue being depressed here is my idea... thoughts?
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Japan DoD general thread
As the Japan General has become almost solely DoD related conversations for the past 3 months, this thread should serve to break things up a little to keep the general thread more general, and allow people to have conversations there without constant detailing to one topic (DoD)
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What should I do there?
I'm pretty fat so long hikes aren't really an option
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In Tokyo
This exists in 2021?
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Can we get an Alaska thread going? I'm considering going there late July-early August for around 10 days. Ideally I'd like to book a house either in or near a unique and interesting small town and spend my time hiking/exploring the general area. Any suggestions on where I should go? What would you do if you had 10 to travel there?
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Why can't they build a road through the Darien Gap?
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any of you get a chance to do something like this in europe?
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Was he /ourguy/?
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What’s the most soulless city in the world?
In my opinion, it’s St. Louis. It’s in the US, which automatically puts it in “most soulless” contention, and it also has a murder rate in the top 10 highest in the world despite being in the first world. Hard to argue that the title can go to any other city.
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Hey. I'm in the U.S., and I plan to visit Colombia with my girlfriend who lives in Venezuela, most likely in late May. I've never traveled outside of the U.S. before, and I also haven't traveled at all during COVID.

Any general advice is very welcome. Some specific questions I have are
1. How/where should I go about exchanging money? How much money should I have withdrawn at a given time?
2. What is the best way to travel long distances there other than renting a vehicle. Busses maybe?
3. What is the deal with COVID tests and flying? Do I have to get tested in order to fly out of, and again before flying back into, the U.S.?
4. What types of COVID restrictions are there in Colombia?
5. Am I allowed to carry a pocket knife while there?
6. Anything I should pack besides clothes, toothbrush, documents/ID, and money? Probably just going to bring an overstuffed backpack, as we anticipate moving a lot to different places.

Any other advice, or reasons why my plan or relationship are retarded, also totally welcome. Thanks in advance.
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Working remotely via a digital nomad visa
Is there anyone here who has some experience with working remotely from abroad via a so-called "digital nomad" visa? I recently found out about this, and working from home for all these months has left me wondering if this would be a good way to visit another country for a longer period of time without having to quit my job or having to go unpaid leave.
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Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread
>also known as /sqt/ (Stupid Questions Thread)

For (almost) any and all of your one-off questions that pertain to travel.

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Vagrant travel worth it?
Is Vagrant/Vagabond travelling really worth it? Hostels are generally cheap as fuck and the good thing about Hostels is it's easy to find travel compatriots there and get laid.
I did camping/vagrant in London and just found myself bored and alone for a week, so I went to a hostel and got laid and a qt3.14 travel comrade in my first night there.
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hello i m french and i host one person
Hello everyone i m french and i welcome one person because i want to learn your language
I host one person for free for short travel within 1 month max. If you interested go join me there : com
Please write simply
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Thai General: Samsara Edition
Flights on the 3rd. No breaks on this train. Out of the frying pan into the fire. Cleansed. The entry will be thoroughgoing. Arduous, but I will never falter
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Is Myrtle Beach open enough where if I'm required to be in the area I should spend a weekend or is everything to point I might as well do my business and drive back home?
Things to do? I've wanted to go since the 3rd season of Eastbound and Down.
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Where to travel in europe for food ?
Which place in europe should i go to get the best food.
I thought about :
1. Italy
2.the uk
I dont like frog legs and getting beheaded.
Where should i go ?
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Planning to visit Poortugal, what’s in store for me?
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I need to spend two months in Istanbul starting from beginning of February. I am not going alone so I need a 3-4 bedroom apartment. What is the best way to do it? Is airbnb good? In my experience its great for 1st world countries and is basically an overpriced scam in 3rd world countries. Is there some website which is way better? How would you handle this anon?

Also general Istanbul/Turkey thread.
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Where can one escape Covid-19 restrictions currently?
Hey to you all, I'm currently living in Helsinki Finland, and the restrictions are nowhere near as bad here as they are in many other European countries. Private gyms and restaurants are open, and bars can serve alcohol until 22:00/10pm. Universities are closed though...

Despite the situation not being the worst here I'm still extremely sick and tired of this situation. I'd like to be able to go out to bars and nightclubs at least somewhat normally, play team sports and so on. Also the winters being quite harsh here restricts what you can do outdoors. Since I'm a student I mostly spend my time in my apartment studying, and I can't take this anymore.

What are the countries that currently fit this description? Where can I find freedom? I'm studying and pretty much everything is done via Zoom, so I could be anywhere atm. I'd like to stay in Europe or somewhere nearby if that's possible, but I'm also open for some other suggestions. It is surprisingly difficult to find information on this.

Any kind of tips and help will be highly appreciated! Thanks!
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10 years ago today I completed my goal of driving the entire Pan-American Highway. Dream Achieved!
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Thailand General: Cute Musicians Edition
Tell use about
>your romances with the locals
>favourite sipping spots
>the vacation routine you had
>what you got out of your trip
>if you would you go back
>thoughts on the culture
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Is there anything unique about Australia compared to the US? I don't know much about it but based on the little I've seen it looks like nothing but an inferior version of the US. Am I missing something?
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I could search the interwebs for this but I wanted to ask real nigs on the ground.

Moving to Fl.

What are the best and most based towns in florida? Looking for southern coast, NO LIBERALS ALLOWED, access to a cool walkable town. I like my privacy and not being able to hear or see my neighbors would be a plus.

Help a fellow incel out. Thx chuds.
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Any tips for learning Japanese?

I bought this book and I’m hoping to know enough to be able to effectively speak/read it by the time the country reopens for tourism
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Post what countries you'd like to travel to and rate others.
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Florida Covid restrictions
I'm going to south Florida in a few weeks and was thinking of staying in Miami Beach, but I hear Covid restrictions are worse in Dade County than the rest of the state. Should I stay somewhere else like Hollywood or is it fine there?
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2020 was the last year I had. I was making so many plans, I knew that I could finally start living and enjoy youth before I get old. It was the last chance that I had, and it was ruined because of disgusting fucking Chinks and their fucking coof.

I want to make the life of every Chinese person I meet living hell. What is the best way that I can accomplish this? Advice appreciated.
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Corona notwithstanding, where could you travel while finding work on the way, Golden Boy style? The quarantine makes me want to vagabond long-term when it all ends
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What are the best blue collar jobs if you want to be able to get work visas in other countries? Planning on going to trade school soon.
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seriously going to venezuela
any safety/social competence advice on going to Venezuela?
i want to go to as part of both red tourism and dark tourism,however i dont quite want to die yet.
How do I survive? should i go to urban centres,or to rural communities?
Should i try to hire a bodyguard/escolta?
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What's a good luggage brand that will last?
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/india/ general
Post your stories and experiences while travelling or living in India. I will be visiting at some point so all info is appreciated.

Are the southern states really more interesting than the northern ones? Which city/state did you like the most?
Which vaccines (if any) did you get before arriving?
Have you been to any ashrams/gurus while staying there? Are the Himalayas worth the visit?
Describe encounters with scammers/ corrupt police/ shit bureaucracy/ transportation issues if any.
How is Covid in India? Any serious arrival restrictions or mandatory tests?

Share whatever else you find valuable or interesting.
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Since poverty is rapidly falling down in the developing contries I would like to travel somewhere where it's still prevalent and it's not extremely dangerous.
Please feel free to post your experiences, questions, pics or whatever regarding poverty from any countries you want.

As for me I would love to see underdeveloped houses, unpaved roads, lack of basic utilities, dirtines, slums or rural poverty etc. where I could roam around without immediately get myself decapitated.. Has anyone got some recommendations?
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Big Rona Travelling
Hey guys

Long story short I was let go from a position i started earlier this month, yesterday. I'm living in Denmark and I'm thinking about saying fuck it and head to Thailand for a few weeks to kick back and write job applications for back home.

Apparently they're open for tourism, so I thought why not.

Do/don't? Need 2nd opinion.

Also, where to exactly? Thx in advance.
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Uk vs germany
Which country would you chose between these?
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>used to travel constantly
>spent 1.5 years in Asia
>broke up with GF bcos quarantine fucking blows (were liberal shut the fuck up) (and there was a lot more to this but that's not important right now)
>now thinking of south America for 1.5 years

What's south America like? I was thinking of Colombia and working my way south. Any tips or whatever?
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Han g on guys. tlel me about denver "colorado"
Ok im flying out there and i hear about it so. Tell him what's going on. I should know ok.I've ben their in 2010 and 2008 and it's quite pretty . But i need to mnow about the inner city. "Urban" people. Dig?
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How to get into the philippines?
How the fuck do I get into the philippines right now?
I will bribe whoever I need to, up to 50,000php (1k usd) to get a fucking usable Visa right the fuck now.
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Medium term cities
Looking for some good cities to live in for the medium term, longer than a vacation but shorter than settling down, something like 6 months to 3 years.

Melbourne looks like fun. I like artsy fartsy shit, ethnic food, nature. I like Aussies too and I live in Asia so it's not too far off the map. Probably easier to swing by to New Zealand once and a while too
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Move to either Japan or Vietnam for 6 months?
I want to live 6 months in either Vietnam or Japan. Will try learning the language 4 months before then build upon it once I live there. What would be the best pick between those 2 factoring in:

Cost of living(rent, food, transportation like renting a motorbike)
socialising with natives(both male and female)
Language learning curve and general usefulnes of it.
I'm freelancing at the moment and will have an income of around 400€ once I get there, which will slowly increase, and of course what's in my bank account should something unexpectant happen.
I want to live in a big city, but I'm fine with one room and not center location. As long as I have a small kitchen and place for a laptop, I'm fine, altough quality of living is still a factor I would need to consider.

Don't know if it matters but I'm 21 years old.
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Exiting U.S.
A picture taken from my country. How do i get out of this shithole? Currently don't have a passport.
[Lots of good info last time, running it again.]
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Stationed in Rota
Redpill me on Rota Spain.
Going there in a few months for the next couple years.
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People who have traveled recently, in your experience how is tourism doing? By that I mean I like meeting other travelers when traveling so I'm worried it'll be lonely right now. Pls advise
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What is better to travel Asia or South America
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My dream is to live in París but I'm brown (latino) and I don't wanna to be discriminated. I love French literature.
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Real american life
Guys, would you recommend good youtubers showing us real american life across the states and not just touristic routes shit.
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BCS, Mexico
What happens here?

Looking at going to Baja California Sur in March for a few weeks.
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diet 17
How are you guys dealing with nutritional deficencies when living on take out? In europe I could survive on kebabs, but in asia its pretty difficult, because of the rice meme. They dont even have cheese or milk there, only source of calcium would be fish bones
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China General Daxing Airport Edition
>Have you been to China?
>Pros/cons of China
>Interesting experiences
>General questions
>Anything else you want to share

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Testing on arrival destinations?
It will be a lot easier and cheaper for me to travel to countries with testing on arrival because the flu hysteria is never going away. I mean a system like Egypt where apparently you get tested there for like 30$ then they give you your result in 48 hours max and you can stop quaranteening if it's negative.

Does anyone have a list of all the countries that do testing on arrival or is Egypt the only one?
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