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View Poll Results: What is your Favorite Asian City? Choose up to 5.
Tokyo 34 44.16%
Seoul 12 15.58%
Istanbul 8 10.39%
Hiroshima 2 2.60%
Beijing 5 6.49%
Shanghai 14 18.18%
Hong Kong 25 32.47%
Jakarta 4 5.19%
Tel Aviv 4 5.19%
Jersusalem 6 7.79%
Haifa 3 3.90%
Astana 2 2.60%
Beirut 3 3.90%
Tehran 4 5.19%
Dubai 8 10.39%
Calcutta 4 5.19%
New Dheli 5 6.49%
Bangladesh 2 2.60%
Bombay 4 5.19%
Singapore 13 16.88%
Bangkok 14 18.18%
Kuala Lumpur 8 10.39%
Colombo, Sri Lanka 2 2.60%
Taipei 16 20.78%
Manila 15 19.48%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 77. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-09-2008, 06:55 PM
 
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Tokyo and Seoul because I spent two years in Korea with R&R four times in Tokyo. Tokyo was alive and vibrant, especially on the Ginza Strip and Seoul was about the most civilized part of war torn Korea when I was there.
Uncle Batz, didja know Miss Kim in Korea? She was short, had dark hair and...
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Old 02-09-2008, 07:11 PM
 
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I actually think that Indonesia is my favorite country in Asia. I lived there for 5 years and Denpasar in Bali would be my favorite city although I'm sure it's not on the list. I totally love the food.
Me too, I lived in Bali for a year and it was wonderful - food, people, scenery, culture, customs, lifestyle, art, attitude - loved it all.
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Old 02-10-2008, 04:31 AM
 
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I have a bit of a love affair with Bangkok.. I just love the food, people, hotels, access to incredible beach/island areas, markets etc

Followed by Kuala Lumpur, and Dubai.
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Old 02-10-2008, 12:01 PM
 
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Old 03-19-2008, 06:42 PM
 
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I have been to Manila, (British) Hong Kong, Jakarta, Yogjakarta, Bali and Singapore several times in Asia, 16 cities in Europe, 17 cities in the USA, and Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. Hong Kong has been my favorite city of all those for a long time. Maybe I'm crazy. But the bustle, the food, the sea breeze, the mingling of Eastern and Western elements is so elegantly and matter-of-factly done, it's James Bondish. I don't know how much it's changed under mainland rule. I haven't been to Berlin, but I'm betting it is going to be one of my favorite cities. In the US, my favorite is definitely San Francisco, although I'm not crazy about some parts of the city. There are still a lot of cool cities I am going to visit. I am guessing I will like Istanbul and Seville. Visiting a city is, of course, different from living in it. Considerations for living in a place for me are population density, work/business culture, community, air pollution, visuals. Manila is too crowded to live in, although the social life is tops. Singapore is safe and convenient but probably boring and stifling. So far I have not seen Singapore on any one's list of favorite places.
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Old 03-22-2008, 02:40 AM
 
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Tokyo, Singapore, and Hong Kong. I'd also like to go to Seoul sometime. I would also add Yokohama, another nice city in Japan that tends to get overshadowed by Tokyo, and actually is part of the Tokyo Metro area, but still it's own city.
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