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2022-06

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I'm a professor of global media studies and live in the US, but travel often for research/work. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
11

trips

28,525

km

4%

of the world

7

countries

9

cities



Near people All people 2022 2021 2019 2018 2009
 
 
  4 Jun 11d 15 Jun 15 Jun
4 Jun

Ponta do Sol

Portugal
 
 
  15 May 20d 4 Jun 4 Jun
15 May

Paris

15ยฐC 59ยฐF
France
2021
  8 Dec '21 15d 23 Dec '21 23 Dec '21
8 Dec '21

Mexico City

20ยฐC 68ยฐF
Mexico
 
 
  10 Aug '21 5d 15 Aug '21 15 Aug '21
10 Aug '21

Zurich

21ยฐC 70ยฐF
Switzerland
  1 Aug '21 9d 10 Aug '21 10 Aug '21
1 Aug '21

Geneva

22ยฐC 72ยฐF
Switzerland
2019
  9 Oct '19 11d 20 Oct '19 20 Oct '19
9 Oct '19

Lund

Sweden
  1 Oct '19 7d 8 Oct '19 8 Oct '19
1 Oct '19

Paris

16ยฐC 61ยฐF
France
 
 
  1 Jul '19 1mo 12 Aug '19 12 Aug '19
1 Jul '19

Madrid

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Spain
 
 
  1 Jun '19 30d 1 Jul '19 1 Jul '19
1 Jun '19

Valencia

25ยฐC 77ยฐF
Spain
2018
  1 Jun '18 14d 15 Jun '18 15 Jun '18
1 Jun '18

Prague

23ยฐC 73ยฐF
Czechia
2009
  1 Jun '09 2yr 1 Aug '11 1 Aug '11
1 Jun '09

Madrid

27ยฐC 80ยฐF
Spain




๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (2 of 8)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (7 of 275)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Spain

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  14°  56°   15°  58° AQI 37
    2yr
    $3,754 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • France

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels    44°     44° AQI 54
    27d
    $4,149 / mo
    24 Mbps
    ร—
  • Mexico

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  22°  72°   22°  72° AQI 49
    15d
    $2,097 / mo
    7 Mbps
    ร—
  • Czechia

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    14d
    $3,263 / mo
    20 Mbps
    ร—
  • Switzerland

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    39°     41° AQI 19
    14d
    $6,744 / mo
    29 Mbps
    ร—
  • Sweden

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    11d
    $3,430 / mo
    34 Mbps
    ร—
  • Portugal

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  15°  59°   15°  59° AQI 18
    11d
    $2,958 / mo
    29 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Madrid

    Just returned after 1mo in Madrid. From a Male 35 year old perspective, I loved it. Endless night life, techno clubs, dive bars, live music, open jam sessions if that's your thing. If you're feeling lonely hit up Meetup and you'll find plenty of international meetups/pub crawls. Retiro park is green and huge when you need a break from the city. It's dense with tons of people from all walks of life. Multi-cultural population, students, professionals, travelers, English is spoken well my most loca

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels    45°     47° AQI 17
    2x
    $4,498 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • Paris

    Lived there last September and October and am coming back later this year. Yes, it is expensive, but after a while I learned about affordable places to eat and realized I could choose neighborhoods farther from city center, and it would still be nice. City feels super safe, even at nigh! Internet is crazy fast (I got 500mb on my airbnb) there are tons to do and see and I did not encounter the super rude Parisians people talk so much about, mostly everyone spoke English and were very polite. Rent

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    37°     41° AQI 75
    2x
    $5,584 / mo
    19 Mbps
    ร—
  • Prague

    I visited Prague on more than one occasion and tried something new each time. I really wanted to enjoy it, but unfortunately it turned out to be one of my least favourite cities. Perhaps it was just me, but there was an overwhelming sense of distrust and dislike towards foreigners, you have to try pretty hard to blend in if you want to experience the life of a local & avoid the tourism. I met some wonderful people and and thereโ€™s some cool communities to be part of, but another extended stay

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels  -1°  30°     34° AQI 93 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $2,594 / mo
    20 Mbps
    ร—
  • Valencia

    Valencia is a gem! It has a relaxed way of living as you can enjoy lots of parks and palm trees all over. We stayed for a month and worked while being there. Regarding the weather, we were there from mid September to mid October and it was a good beach time until we left โ€“ warm water and great beaches. We didn't get to finish all the restaurants on the list while we were there. The gastronomy is amazing with lots of different tapas. You will be very happy if you like sea food as there is a wid

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  12°  54°   13°  55° AQI 42
    1x
    $3,992 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • Geneva

    As an expat in Geneva since 5years now, I'll recommend Lausanne or Zurich before Geneva. French Swiss are slow to make business with and have a lot of bureaucracy.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    43°     43° AQI 57
    1x
    $6,563 / mo
    29 Mbps
    ร—
  • Zurich

    It's a pretty awesome place and next year will definitely stay for longer. So clean, has amazing people, and great culture

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  great
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    39°     40° AQI 19
    1x
    $6,888 / mo
    28 Mbps
    ร—
  • Mexico City

    I really enjoyed my first week here, but as I got to know more locals and heard their stories, I was disturbed at the security situation. Almost everyone I met has horror stories about being robbed at gunpoint, robbed by the police, and in one case even drugged and robbed by a taxi driver. It's not even safe to walk a short distance at night (locals told me to just take Uber). Beyond the security issues, scams also abound, and the covid policy is wacky, with hand sanitizer being forced on you ev

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  19°  66°   19°  67° AQI 42
    1x
    $1,845 / mo
    15 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Madrid

    Just returned after 1mo in Madrid. From a Male 35 year old perspective, I loved it. Endless night life, techno clubs, dive bars, live music, open jam sessions if that's your thing. If you're feeling lonely hit up Meetup and you'll find plenty of international meetups/pub crawls. Retiro park is green and huge when you need a break from the city. It's dense with tons of people from all walks of life. Multi-cultural population, students, professionals, travelers, English is spoken well my most loca

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels    45°     47° AQI 17
    2yr
    $4,498 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • Valencia

    Valencia is a gem! It has a relaxed way of living as you can enjoy lots of parks and palm trees all over. We stayed for a month and worked while being there. Regarding the weather, we were there from mid September to mid October and it was a good beach time until we left โ€“ warm water and great beaches. We didn't get to finish all the restaurants on the list while we were there. The gastronomy is amazing with lots of different tapas. You will be very happy if you like sea food as there is a wid

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  12°  54°   13°  55° AQI 42
    30d
    $3,992 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • Paris

    Lived there last September and October and am coming back later this year. Yes, it is expensive, but after a while I learned about affordable places to eat and realized I could choose neighborhoods farther from city center, and it would still be nice. City feels super safe, even at nigh! Internet is crazy fast (I got 500mb on my airbnb) there are tons to do and see and I did not encounter the super rude Parisians people talk so much about, mostly everyone spoke English and were very polite. Rent

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    37°     41° AQI 75
    27d
    $5,584 / mo
    19 Mbps
    ร—
  • Mexico City

    I really enjoyed my first week here, but as I got to know more locals and heard their stories, I was disturbed at the security situation. Almost everyone I met has horror stories about being robbed at gunpoint, robbed by the police, and in one case even drugged and robbed by a taxi driver. It's not even safe to walk a short distance at night (locals told me to just take Uber). Beyond the security issues, scams also abound, and the covid policy is wacky, with hand sanitizer being forced on you ev

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  19°  66°   19°  67° AQI 42
    15d
    $1,845 / mo
    15 Mbps
    ร—
  • Prague

    I visited Prague on more than one occasion and tried something new each time. I really wanted to enjoy it, but unfortunately it turned out to be one of my least favourite cities. Perhaps it was just me, but there was an overwhelming sense of distrust and dislike towards foreigners, you have to try pretty hard to blend in if you want to experience the life of a local & avoid the tourism. I met some wonderful people and and thereโ€™s some cool communities to be part of, but another extended stay

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels  -1°  30°     34° AQI 93 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    14d
    $2,594 / mo
    20 Mbps
    ร—
  • Geneva

    As an expat in Geneva since 5years now, I'll recommend Lausanne or Zurich before Geneva. French Swiss are slow to make business with and have a lot of bureaucracy.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    43°     43° AQI 57
    9d
    $6,563 / mo
    29 Mbps
    ร—
  • Zurich

    It's a pretty awesome place and next year will definitely stay for longer. So clean, has amazing people, and great culture

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  great
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels    39°     40° AQI 19
    5d
    $6,888 / mo
    28 Mbps
    ร—
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