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Old 09-21-2017, 12:40 PM
 
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I wonder how Taipei measures up to the other capitals in the region, as far as street activity is concerned.

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Old 09-21-2017, 01:48 PM
 
Location: NYntarctica
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Iím intrigued about BA, and wonder if it would be worth visiting.

My only concern is that my idea of good street life seems to be different from yours. I think New York is spectacular from a distance, but a bit of an underwhelming experience up close.
You're putting too much weight on what I said about midnight, it was just one of few the factors I considered. What is your idea of good street life?
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Old 09-21-2017, 04:22 PM
 
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New Orleans hasn't been mentioned yet. Obviously, it's more confined to parts of the GD, and the FQ, but those two are undeniably spectacular.
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Old 09-21-2017, 08:42 PM
 
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Roughly in order

1. Tokyo
2. Madrid
3. London (move up a rank for summer, down a rank or two for winter)
4. Berlin
5. Seoul
6. NYC
7. Paris (same seasonal adjustments as for London)
agree with your list but BUT not no. 5 "Seoul" must replaced with
singapore Or hongkong .
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Old 09-21-2017, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Howard County, Maryland
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agree with your list but BUT not no. 5 "Seoul" must replaced with
singapore Or hongkong .
Where would you rank Seoul then? I've not been to many of the cities that have been listed in this thread, but I've been to New York and Paris, and I would say that Seoul's street life is superior to those two. Not to mention, I think that Seoul is quite a bit safer than those other two as well. I know that some people like the "edgy" vibe that some cities give off, but I'm not one of them. The feeling of personal safety that I had in Seoul, even when walking out and about somewhat late into the night, was a very pleasant revelation for me.
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Old 09-21-2017, 09:19 PM
 
Location: NYntarctica
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Here is where I would say the vibrancy is

1. New York City
2. Buenos Aires
3. Cuzco
4. Lima
5. Cordoba
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Old 09-22-2017, 03:57 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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London has street food from across the entire world, superb vibrant historic markets and districts, is gome to the largest Street Carnival in Europe, has 24 hour trransport in relation to night tube, night buses and other services and has an ever expanding 24 hour street life.

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Old 09-23-2017, 03:33 AM
 
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Hipsters crying into their lattes about the new look Shoreditch.

£800m development 'will kill the soul of Shoreditch' - Evening Standard

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Old 09-23-2017, 06:17 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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^^^



Bit ironic Hipsters complaing about gentrification, given that they were the ones who gemtrified Hoxton and Shoreditch in the first place.

Would Rep you but it won't let me at the moment.

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Old 09-23-2017, 06:24 AM
 
Location: BROOKLYN!
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I just got back from New York City (visiting friends). Of all the cities I've been to in the world, it probably has the best street life I've experienced, especially when you get away from Park Avenue, 5th Avenue, and most of Broadway----had the best time on 8th, 9th and 10th Avenues, especially around Mid-Town. And it's ALL NIGHT--truly a city that never sleeps.

Hell's Kitchen (the area you described) is a really fun area. Easily the best in Midtown IMO, but I think the best street life activity in NY is in Lower Manhattan. Most notably places like the villages, LES, SoHo, Meatpacking, and Union Square area.

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New Orleans hasn't been mentioned yet. Obviously, it's more confined to parts of the GD, and the FQ, but those two are undeniably spectacular.
I've never been to New Orleans, but was going to suggest it. Vegas also has great street life too, at least the strip and Fremont.
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