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Old 03-16-2016, 12:29 PM   #476
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Re: Index - Best Countries to Expatriate to

Bump for some new info..
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Old 03-28-2016, 08:35 AM   #477
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Medellin and Bogota must be nice. I am going to visit later on this year. Any info on Colombia would be much appreciated.
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Old 05-12-2016, 02:30 PM   #478
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Cannot give detailed information about Medellin but my friend did move there and he totally loves it. He says it's super super cheap and good city to live in. Also safer than people think but you won't make it far with English ... speaking Spanish is big advantage.
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Old 07-09-2016, 04:06 PM   #479
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Costa Rica:
Hey, anyone who can give me some information on where to go (city's/casino's) for good live action in Costa Rica. Looked everywhere now, and I can't really find any advice on the matter. Any help much appreciated.
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Old 09-05-2016, 01:13 AM   #480
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How about Santiago-Chile any1???
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:28 AM   #481
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Wonderful place is Ceylon
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Old 05-24-2017, 10:37 AM   #482
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Country - Peru, Lima
Firsthand Experience? - Yes, lived here for 3 months

Cost of Living - 7.5 - Lima is a really big city and it strongly depends on the part of of the city. I strongly recommend staying in one of the rich areas which are Miraflores, San Isidro and Barranco. I stayed in Miraflores and it's the most touristy and at the same time most western and modern one. If you eat out in a restaurant in the center of Miraflores you will pay 10-20$ depending on where. In clubs in the center drinks are quite on the expensive side imo. Ive spent less on drinks in Prague. But also depends a lot on the place. San Isidro is the part where a lot of wealthy Peruvians live and more calm than Miraflores. Barranco is known as the district for artists with some nice bars and clubs.

However if you go to one of the less developed parts which you should strongly avoid during the night you can easily have your lunch for 2-3$. Same is probably true about drinks in these districts but I would recommend to avoid degening there for your own safety.

Recreation - 9 - A lot of things to do in Lima as it is a really big town at the sea side. One day I was on a day trip to Callao where we went out to the sea with a boat and saw penguins and had the chance to swim together with sea lions. A lot of really good restaurants (3 of the best 20 ones worldwide are in Lima), chances to go surfing, etc. .. you won't get bored in Lima.

Drugs are cheap af here. Weed for 1-2$, coke for 4-5$, lol. But especially for coke you will need to know the right people to get the really good stuff. But for this cheap price no matter what you get, you cannot really complain.

Concerning girls. When I was in Lima I really regretted that I had a girlfriend back in Europe and I am too honest to cheat on her. But when I was out in Miraflores, I even got approached a lot by local girls. If you are European looking and over 1,80m you can b*ng so many chicks here. They really just wait for you.

How Scary
- 6 - I had only stayed in Miraflores and felt really safe here, even when walking during the streets at night. There is some kind of tourist police which always goes around and takes care of the foreigners. If you avoid the wrong parts nothing will happen to you. However in other parts it might be scary and there are people who would kill you for 20$. So it really depends on the district but if you're a smart and stay in the good ones, you dont need to be scared at all. Also Uber available in Lima which is a really good thing.

Poker Playing - 8 - Online worked fine and didn't need VPN. Not sure about taxes, legislations, etc.

For live there are 2 casinos in Miraflores with daily cashgame. One is located next to Marriot hotel and has friendly atmosphere with daily 0,75/1,5$ games running. Not very attractive tho, lot of nitty regs. But friendly ones, I always felt very welcome here.

The biggest one (Atlantic City) has almost every day (except for Sundays) running a 1,5/3$ game. Also some weak tight regs here but also some very passive bad players. For grinders this place is probably more interesting.

Rake is moderate in both casinos but with annoying jackpot. Drinks and food (even from a menu) is free for players. Non-smoking. Bit annoying for smokers that they always post your blinds even if you're not on the table. Games are 10max.

How Easy to Get There and Stay There? - 8 - Up to 90 days is no problem for EU citiziens. But make sure you have a return ticket once you enter Peru.

To sum up Lima is a really nice city which worths visiting. The traffic is messy and the constant and loud honking of the cars seems like the sound of this city. Its of course a bit third world but if you stay in Miraflores much less than you might expect. Without Spanish skills its a bit hard, however, because only some students or very well educated people speak English.
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Old 05-30-2017, 01:07 PM   #483
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Anyone know about the process in Mexico about setting up a stars account or establishing residency through a lease?

Particularly in San Migeul de Allende it seems beautiful there.
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Old 06-01-2017, 08:51 AM   #484
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Dont go to Prague/Czech republic. It used to be popular destination for many Spanish/UK/other regulars, but new law passed and poker rooms are pulling out of the market. See this article for details: http://www.pokerarena.cz/rubriky/zak...ion_12312.html
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