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Old 09-17-2014, 07:22 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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P London<< You left Chicago out? Just curious. After all it is the US 3rd largest. Also I do agree with Washington DC and Paris. Because of the layout of the cities.
Paris is a great big beautiful bowl of disorderly spaghetti compared to DC. Very noisy, busy and dense with people walking everywhere.
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:34 AM
 
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Barca is nothing like Miami.
I agree. Mainly because Miami is a city and Barça is a football club.
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:36 AM
 
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Boston,MA - Cork,Ireland
Boston is about the same size as Dublin. Why pair it with th emuch smaller Cork?
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Old 02-20-2015, 10:46 AM
 
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Pittsburgh,PA - Dortmund,Germany: Both cities grew because of the steel industry and their proximity to coal deposits. Inland water transport has played an important role for both cities. Both cities have a sizable Polish population. Sports teams in both cities have the colors of gold and black. Both cities were hurt by the decline of the steel industry and have made efforts to recover from it.
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Old 02-20-2015, 10:49 AM
 
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Budapest - Chicago (though budapest has a better nightlife)
Los angeles - Barcelona (both shallow, overrated, self obsessed)
Boston - Dublin (rainy, drunk, meh)
Miami - Alicante (miami is better though, alicante is a ****hole, while miami is an art deco paradise in the tropics)
New orleans - marseilles (both similar)
DC - brussels or Geneva (politics)
amsterdam - san francisco (gays)
philadelphia - prague (interesting)
baltimore - glasgow (industrial, kinda gloomy)
minneapolis - oslo (cold)
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Old 02-20-2015, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Budapest - Chicago (though budapest has a better nightlife)
Your obsession with Hungary doesn't know any limits, comparing Budapest to Chicago
What's next comparing Debrecen with Seattle?
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Old 02-20-2015, 11:17 AM
 
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Budapest - Chicago (though budapest has a better nightlife)
Los angeles - Barcelona (both shallow, overrated, self obsessed)
Boston - Dublin (rainy, drunk, meh)
Miami - Alicante (miami is better though, alicante is a ****hole, while miami is an art deco paradise in the tropics)
New orleans - marseilles (both similar)
DC - brussels or Geneva (politics)
amsterdam - san francisco (gays)
philadelphia - prague (interesting)
baltimore - glasgow (industrial, kinda gloomy)
minneapolis - oslo (cold)
I would say DC is more similar to Brussels. Relatively flat, somewhat tied to the sea, and has an edgy side to it.

Philadelphia, I wouldn't compare to Prague. I would say it's more similar to Antwerp, Belgium.

Minneapolis to Oslo? No. Oslo is much warmer than Minneapolis is during the winter. I would compare Minneapolis to Helsinki, which is very cold, and has lakes.

Baltimore and Glasgow? I've also made the same comparison. Baltimore is also a Celtic name.

Miami is more similar to Ibiza.
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Old 02-20-2015, 11:17 AM
 
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Your obsession with Hungary doesn't know any limits, comparing Budapest to Chicago
What's next comparing Debrecen with Seattle?
Budapest is great you've been there?

chicago is the closest comparison.... as far as the US

chicago is bigger but offer about the same (chicago is too suburban for me)

and i am not obsessed with hungarians
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Old 02-20-2015, 11:20 AM
 
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Your obsession with Hungary doesn't know any limits, comparing Budapest to Chicago
What's next comparing Debrecen with Seattle?
If anything, Budapest is more similar to Minneapolis-St. Paul than Chicago. Chicago is flat. Minneapolis, somewhat flat, but St. Paul less so. Budapest used to be Buda and Pest and is a river city. Minneapolis and St. Paul are next to each other, only separated by a river.

Chicago is probably more comparable to Paris than anywhere else.
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Old 02-20-2015, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Scotland
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Budapest - Chicago (though budapest has a better nightlife)
Los angeles - Barcelona (both shallow, overrated, self obsessed)
Boston - Dublin (rainy, drunk, meh)
Miami - Alicante (miami is better though, alicante is a ****hole, while miami is an art deco paradise in the tropics)
New orleans - marseilles (both similar)
DC - brussels or Geneva (politics)
amsterdam - san francisco (gays)
philadelphia - prague (interesting)
baltimore - glasgow (industrial, kinda gloomy)
minneapolis - oslo (cold)
Interesting list never thought of Alicante - Miami but now you say it I know what you mean.
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