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Where should I go that's close (flight wise) to Manila?

Hong Kong, Singapore...? I want somewhere to stay a week en route to Philippines.

Bonus for cheap western quality airbnbs, safe, relaxed atmosphere. Just somewhere to chill in comfort for a week
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>>1299637
Hong Kong
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>>1299637
Singapore is very safe, loads of good cheap food and a really nice place if you're staying for a short period.

Not sure how the airbnb prices are.
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>>1299637
Taipeh

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Hey /trv/, I'm in Rome right now, heading out tommorow. I have a couple grand in the bank left for my trip, and I'm starting to miss home. I figure that I'll be coming back stateside in a couple weeks anyway, so my dilemna is should I

A: Take a luxury train to Paris and blow all my money on expensive meals, nice hotels, and fancy museums.
B: Take a flight to Tokyo and fufill all my weebdreams, continue living the hostel life.

Personally I've always wanted to travel to Japan, but feel like if I don't go to Paris then I won't have
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>>1299596
Or get the train from paris to moscow and then get trans siberian to beijing. Then go to shanghai and get ferry to weeb haven.
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>>1299604
Thats atleast twice as expensive as flying, not including all the visas I'd need to travel to russia and china.
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>>1299596
/b/ fag
No joke, go to Japan

You can travel old cities that hate eachother later
i made a Japan thread myself on /b/

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I plan on attending the World Cup in Russia, I think a budget of at least 5k is a decent amount. If not then feel free to tell me. My question is what I else I can do while there. I'll most likely be by myself, and any tips on traveling in Russia will be appreciated. I'm going to be 19 by the time I'd leave to Russia, and am Mexican American if that matters. I also do plan on learning as much Russian as I can. Are youth hostels a good way to meet other young people to hangout with?
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2.5-3k will be spent on plane tickets, another 1k on game tickets and 1.5k for food housing ect. I plan on attendting 3 group games. And will try to see if I can go to a round of 16 game. So I will be there for atleast 4 weeks.
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>>1299509
i'm going as well OP, where are you from m8?
i'm mexican american as well.
I'm thinking of taking about $4k, since my friend will be able to let me stay at her place, which is fucking great.
>are youth hostels a good way to meet other young people to hangout with?
Always. Have fun
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>>1299521
Forgot to mention, did you get a visa, or are you getting the Fan ID with the game tickets?

Sup /trv/ Spaniard here stuck in África after car crash (pic related). Already contacted the embassy. Appointment tomorrow with local lawyer. So, 3 or 4 days of paperwork ahead.

Any advice on how to spend those days (besides court) ?

Anybody nows the city?
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>>1299125
how do you flip a car on a straight road?
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May looks straight but its not, pretty bad road, It was a curve between two "hills" where we avoided another car coming to us though the middle of the road. No lanes un África.

Also take a look at our tyres. One blowed up. Shitty rental company.
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>>1299125
I saw a recent movie according to which there is a high availability of child prostitutes. So if that rocks your boat you might have soemthing to do. The movie's dutch, it's called Tirza . ACtually a pretty cool movie, not just stereotype peddling, so you might give it a go if you've nothing to do. Shows other places in Namibia too

My travels have brought me to Thailand, Colombia and Ethiopia. Always had amazing fun though after the last trip to Ethiopia I am convinced that I need to keep going to destinations that remain to be discovered, where people still are not used to see foreigners.

Ethiopia was absolutely humbling, incredibly safe, cultural mindfuck, great and cheap food. Downside - little difficult to get closer with locals and sun too strong (easy sunburn).
Where to go next? Been thinking about Iran and Nepal. The latter is likely full of tourists though.

Like to do outdoor
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>>1298984
>Nepal
Great for outdoor activities, but mostly in tourist groups. I did a 3 day river-raft which was a blast. Except you go hiking alone.
And I don't know how it is nowadays, because of the quake. Anyone?
I don't suggest Kathmandu because its dirty and smelly. Can also be quite cold.
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Iran is great, and has a whole bunch of various climates and great cities. Sure there's the stereotypical desert, but there's also snowy mountains, and mediterraneans climes with forests and shit, plains.
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Iran (already mentioned was great), so was Finnish Lapland in the middle of winter, Georgia is great and so were small towns in Norway. Also I absolutely loved Macedonia

On a shoestring budget. Anons where do I start? Something more nature oriented is preferable.
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Before you come here, I suggest you just fucking save up some money first. Dont buy tobacco or alcohol, every foreigner complains that its expensive as hell here. Maybe try coachsurfing.
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>>1298880
define "shoestring budget"
It can differ from someone from pakistan or someone from the USA.

In general: Norway has a high cost of living.
Tell us why in particular Norway?
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>>1298987
Why would you use pakistan as an example?

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Hello /trv/

I'm going to Spain (Southern part), and other places in Europe after that... starting tomorrow and I have booked no hostels or hotels, etc. I'm planning on just sleeping on the beach for the first few nights (if possible) or on the street if not) and then possibly hostels after that since my budget is limited. I just bought a one way ticket and that's about it. Got nothing to lose, really. Fuck it.

Is this possible, or am I going to get raped/arrested/mugged/fucked in general? Lol

Any advice for travelling/backpacking on a budget?
(I'm
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Where are you from? Another EU country?
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I was there last year and never ever booked hostel until last minute. Several times booked it while on train on way to next stop, but I did have cheap moviefone sim with data. A few times just showed up at hostel, got room or got directed to hostel with room.
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>>1298785
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>>1298792
Nice one. Thanks for the info. Any advice?
Looks great, I'm travelling on just under 500 euros so probably gonna be tight but I want to make it last for as long as possible. Do you think it's possible to sleep """rough""" if I have to without dying/being arrested? Will surely save me some cash

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In which two cities that you've never been to would like to live and why? As you've never been to those places, your decision is based solely on other sources than yourself.
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>>1298717
Johor Bahru (close to Singapore, about commuting distance, yet much cheaper)

Washington DC (people close to me liked the city a lot. Also, seems like I can live there without a car)
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Montréal. It seems to have everything I like besides an ocean. Cold weather, modern, cycling infrastructure, bilingual, close to family (New England).

Portland (ME). Many of the same reasons as above, but better fishing and have heard it's quite cozy.
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OP here. By the way, it would be interesting to also say where you're from. So I'm from Munich, Germany and my two cities would be:

1) Seattle: Seems to have relaxed people and I guess it's muliticultural without having problems because of that. The food seems great and I think I wouldn't mind the rainy weather. The outdoors around the city also seem to be awesome. On top of all that, Seattle doesn't seem to be as hipsterish as Portland.

2) Sapporo: I've never been to northern Japan, but I love Japan. I hate the humid summers, though...
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I've just nailed down a teaching job in South Korea starting early next year and was wondering if anyone had suggestions on what to do/see while I'm there.

Pic not related
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Anyone?
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>>1298667
yea dude i do
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>>1298763

Alright man, I'm all ears (eyes?)

Let's hear your recommendations!

hello, going to bali in about 10 days.

first time going to asia, first time leaving europe to go this far. i also plan on going to osaka after two month in bali.

i'm thinking of a backpack more than a suitcase that only can be rolled.

this one looks nice, 50L and tacticool. but im not so sure.
what do you think ? and what do you use ?
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probably too much. thats definitely too big for bdget airlines if you want to hit many places

a25 or partially filled 30 should do you fine unless you plan to double or triple our flght budget
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>>1298649

51 X 29 X 28

it fits as cabin luggage
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>>1298645
Tortuga is all you need to know.
The new one is best.

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>make 80k a year
>can't afford to go to [insert exotic location here] for a week
>there are poor as shit people who live there year round

Really made me think
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your spending habits must be pretty poor if you make 80k and can't afford to go somewhere for a week
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>>1298820
Or I live in a high CoL area and am prioritizing paying off my student loans
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>>1298856
Ok so rephrase your OP to:

>i dont prioritize traveling, therefore i dont travel

Then examine how retarded your thread is

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New Japan General

As always, feel free to ask about:
>Traveling to Japan
>Living in Japan
>Teaching in Japan
>Joining the Yakuza
>Getting your weeb fantasies crushed

*Info on prostitution*
Please try to refrain from asking questions about prostitution.
Japan's sex industry is almost completely inaccessible to foreigners who do not speak Japanese.
What is available can generally be found
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So I remember before hearing about small towns, inaka, giving away homes to people willing to live there.

They wouldn't sponsor a foreigner to do that, would they?
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>>1298298
Probably not, unless you have a residency visa
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>>1298299
I don't.

You are set for life. Maybe you won the lottery or something, but the thing is, you got great amount of money and dont need to work anymore

Where will you move to?

Norway for me
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I'd probably move to just about anywhere else in the US besides my hometown in Upstate NY. I'd probably move to San Francisco, Seattle, or NYC. I've heard great things about all of them and there are positives and negatives to each of them, but they all seem great, especially if you're wealthy. Realistically I'd be travelling almost constantly though, so it'd be more of an address than a home.
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Tokyo. I would live a life of hedonism.
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I'd probably have a couple places in different locations around the world. Not like big fancy vacation homes, just little cabins or apartments. One in Alaska, one in Chile, maybe a little beach hut in New Caledonia.

What is /trv/'s preferred footwear when traveling?
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>>1297704
Converse Chucks are the only shoes I ever wear.

I want everyone I meet to know I'm young at heart and down to party ;)
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>>1297704
Actually it's kinda pic related. I have done a lot of outdoor travel in the last few years and there are no better shoes for me than Moab 2 Vents at the moment.

My other shoes that I take are black New Balance walking shoes. They're comfortable and black goes with anything, including dress pants for going out.

I'm going to get a pair of sandals for my next trip though, I've never liked sandals my whole life but I think they have a purpose especially in the tropics.
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>>1297720
RIP your pinky toes, senpai.

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General Palestine thread but also questions specifically for people who have been on Birthright.

I'm 1/4th Jew which makes me eligible to go (lol!) So I thought why not take advantage of the free trip and then spend some time int he Middle East? I'm going to do 10 day birthright then spend some extra time in Israel (still deciding exactly where) but afterwards I want to do West Bank and Jordan.

Jordan is no problem I know but is the West Bank safe if I go alone? Also, I'm not even sure if people who are extending birthright are allowed to go. I've
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>>1297374
Any trip to West Bank (Areas A&B) should never be alone.
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You're probably better off just basing yourself in Jerusalem and day-tripping into the West Bank. You can get buses from Jerusalem to most of the sites in the WB and taxi your way around once you're there.

Israeli authorities will check your passport on the bus (can't remember if they asked to see my visa slip) but that's about it.
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West Bank is no problem from the safety point of view if you go in there as a non-Israeli tourist. Just stay away from the settler areas, in case they decide to incite violence and you get caught up in it. The authorities probably will get buttmad if you plan to go there. But they most likely won't know if you don't tell them, and use whatever non-Israel passport you have. The WB border is surprisingly easy and they'll hardly glance at your passport if you look like a western tourist.

Also don't listen to Shlomo here >>1297394
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