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Giving no background, circumstances, etc. which of these three countries would you most want to live in for a year at age 23:
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Probably Australia. Most likely to find a job.
Closest to EST, easy access to take weekend trips throughout Europe.
I'd rather spend a month or two in Australia, but for a year, give me Europe.
Certainly not new Zealand.
Australia. You can go to NZ whenver from there, and all of southeast Asia. Europe is overrated.
You're a fool if you don't pick up a language.
Australia. Heard its awesome.
Also, come to Grand Central for the game tomorrow.
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Fiancee's best friend lives in Australia now. Says it's unreal how expensive things are over there.
My roommate just got back from studying abroad there. 8 dollar drinks 4 dollar happy hour ftmfl
This. When I was in Perth last year, a pint of beer in a typical pub is close to $10. Tons of money out west due to the mining industry, but everything is expensive as fuck.
Its definitely a great place to visit though.
i was 24 when I went to Korea, and loved every minute of it. Became pretty fluent in Korean and has helped me professionally.
Got to go a lot of places that most people would never got to..
As a young man, being in Asia is not a bad life
Jackie Robinson isn't dirty. This isn't Pack Pride.
Probably Australia. However, I'd rather go to a place like Brazil, Argentina, Japan, China, or the Near East.
Wow. This is NOT roomy!
I had an amazing week in Australia,my friends who lived there for a year said it was life changing. Only hitch is the time difference makes it trickier to coordinate sports watching or communicating with your online girlfriend you've never met with leukemia
ireland and it's not even close.
so awesome. hey prostitution is (was?) legal there too
if i lived in queenstown for a year i would probably die though
I've been to New Zealand and it's fucking awesome. It's where bungee jumping was invented. They have tons of awesome activities like zorbing, bungee, paragliding etc. The people were incredibly awesome too. I'd suggest the south island like Queenstown.
There are about a million and 1 things that are poisonous and will kill you in Australia. Otherwise that's a no brainer.
For some reason I have 0 interest in Ireland. I've seen tons of pictures (family and friends vacationed there) and it just looks boring as hell.
8 dollar drink/4 dollar hh is cheaper than I usually pay here?
My sister lived in Australia for a semester or two in college and then later for her masters. I have pinged her for her feelings about it. I know she enjoyed a 2 week vacation in NZ but said she wouldn't want to live there.
This post was edited by TortugaGrande 15 months ago
The summer before my dad was supposed to start school at Maryland he went to Ireland for the summer he came back to the States 14 years later.
In 1999 my sister decided to spend six months in Ireland she came back in 2011.
So clearly if you go to Ireland you won't come back for at least 10 years.
Go to Australia here's my evidence:
Of the choices I'd go Australia tho it is hugely expensive. If you do, at least get into an export business (don't just harvest apples) and try to pick up some Mandarin.
New Zealand. I have a friend who went down there for a year and never came back.
I went on a long trip in Ireland when I was around that same age and had a blast. I can't compare it to the other 2 destinations because I haven't been fortunate enough to visit them yet, but the Emerald Isle gets thumbs up from me.
I don't know what you mean, but it had the cadence of a joke.
I have a bunch of Australian friends, so that would be an easy choice for me. Not sure where the "easy to get a job" thing came from, though. Certainly not in the legal industry.
Also, weather should automatically eliminate Ireland, as much as I'd like to visit there some day.
Ireland's an awesome place to visit, but I'm not really sure I'd want to live there. I've already lived my entire life places that are cold and wet, I want something different.
I would choose Ireland. I'd like it there OK enough and it would be easier to travel to other places.
I'd prefer the weather in most places I'd be in Australia I wouldn't want to be stuck there for a year.
It's not really close to SE Asia, either. Flights to western Europe are only 2-3 hours longer than those Sydney or Melbourne.
Bottom choice would be NZ for sure. It has some great music but it's isolated and it's cities are much lass interesting than Sydney.
And in NZ you can learn the crazy language the All Blacks chant before rugby matches.
I think both are more useful than French.
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