Trip reports

Submitted 5 days 19 hours ago by maxpain.

India is hell on Earth. India is the not the "biggest" democracy in the world, as all Indians boast, but the biggest HYPOCRISY in the world. It’s all “peaceful” and great until you get hepatitis b/e from drinking or eating over there. Then you’re out sick for months with liver damage. NONE of their...

Submitted 5 days 20 hours ago by Aleksey.

These are some of the observations made about the women in some major Polish cities. Warsaw: Polish women from Warsaw tend to dress well, wear makeup, and compare favorably, in terms of presentation, to elegant women in other great international cities. However, they can be friendly, but at the...

Submitted 1 week 4 days ago by maxpain.

The social catastrophe that is Toronto changes the dating dynamics. Meeting someone becomes harder because individuals are dependent on their immediate social circle to meet new people. The fear of strangers and the reluctance to get to know someone new, along with the vast diverse population of...

Submitted 1 week 5 days ago by maxpain.

Canada (excluding Montreal) is not my kind of place. It is basically a copy and paste version of America except with much colder weather and people. Canadians seem very reserved, very dull, kind of cold and inward focused as opposed to Americans. Canada doesn't have a core culture. The original...

Submitted 2 weeks 1 day ago by maxpain.

Many say the Spanish are lazy, but that’s not it. There’s something else, intangible, that’s developed in the culture and history. The children of Spain aren’t raised to follow their dreams. School has become, for the most part, just a place for passing exams, never for debate, discussion or...

Submitted 2 weeks 2 days ago by MarcosZeitola.

However, the inter nations dutchies seem more travelled and interesting. Dutch people are just happy when something works and they don't bother looking for a better way of doing things. Because of this they are slow to adopt new technologies. For example, dutch people still use outdated internet...

Submitted 2 weeks 5 days ago by maxpain.

It's only argument against blandness is the red light district and the "coffee shops" that legally sell marijuana, but I see those more as tourist gimmicks than truly Dutch elements. My observations of Dutch people: Tall and attractive; very wooden, stoic, and somewhat unfriendly and rude; very...

Submitted 3 months 2 weeks ago by Aleksey.

Despite the fact that the Netherlands is portrayed as liberal and tolerant, discrimination is still present in the country. Results of research conducted by Eurostat and OECD and published in the Volkskrant indicated that the Netherlands ranks among the highest countries where non-EU citizens in...

Submitted 1 year 1 month ago by maxpain.

NYC is for people who like a lot of stimulation and the opportunity, not the guarantee, of being very successful at whatever they end up doing. NYC is littered with people who have money but don't care about meaningful relationships. There's a HUGE rich/poor divide, and that's means people in...