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Texas and Florida

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The last two freedom loving states. Which cities amongst these two states is best for food as well as a decent place to live?
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What's Indonesia really like?
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Japan General: Limited Chestnut Flavor Edition

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Previous Thread: >>2098988
Copypasta FAQ:
>When will Japan open to tourists again?
We don't fucking know.
>Ok, but seriously, when will Japan be open to tourists? Give me an estimate.
Two more weeks:
>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 transportation?
Install the "Official Japan Travel App"
>"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 the Miyajima Floating Torii Gate*
>Absolutely fucked. Consequently, it's not worth visiting Miyajima.

*Info on prostitution*
Japanese girls are for Japanese men only. The only thing Japanese girls will find impressive about you is your すごい高い鼻: HONK HONK.

*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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What's the most disappointing place you visited?
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Is Colorado a good place to live? Question from a South American who plans to move to the US.
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Where on this map would you move to in my situation?

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1. Single, ~29 years old, male

2. Slightly under $800k net worth. $160k compensation remote software engineering job that I'm not that good at. Might be able to monkey branch to 180-250k soon.

3. I have a cat which makes nomading/getting into some places harder.

4. Let's say I'm also working on central/eastern time hours

Priority is to properly socialize, make friends, potentially find a partner
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What's the grossest thing you've eaten on your travels? For me, it was 童子蛋 (tongzidan), also known as Virgin Boy Egg. In China, they hard-boil eggs in boy's urine (preferably 10 years old or younger), similar to how they prepare century eggs or tea eggs. I was disgusted, but had to try it because 童子蛋 is considered a culinary treat to the Chinese, and it is part of the local culture. Pic related, would not recommend.
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China General

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Mid-Autumn Festival is on it's way. Have you gotten your mooncakes yet? They're a symbol of lunar appreciation.

Legend has it, in the ancient past, there was a hero named Hou Yi who was excellent at archery. His wife was Chang'e. One year, the ten suns rose in the sky together, causing great disaster to the people. Yi shot down nine of the suns and left only one to provide light. An immortal admired Yi and sent him the elixir of immortality. Yi did not want to leave Chang'e and be immortal without her, so he let Chang'e keep the elixir. However, Peng Meng, one of his apprentices, knew this secret. So, on the fifteenth of August in the Chinese lunisolar calendar, when Yi went hunting, Peng Meng broke into Yi's house and forced Chang'e to give the elixir to him. Chang'e refused to do so. Instead, she swallowed it and flew into the sky. Since she loved her husband and hoped to live nearby, she chose the moon for her residence. When Yi came back and learned what had happened, he felt so sad that he displayed the fruits and cakes Chang'e liked in the yard and gave sacrifices to his wife. People soon learned about these activities, and since they also were sympathetic to Chang'e they participated in these sacrifices with Yi.
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What's wrong with these people? Why do they travel to Asia for this?
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