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10 Best Bars Worth Visiting in Downtown Toronto

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Toronto, the largest city and the economical capital of Canada, is known as a multifaceted metropolis that has a lot to offer to just about everyone who stays there. Among the many reasons to visit it, there is one that stands out in particular, its nightlife. In fact, it is so fun and diverse that it is often considered the best in the country (tied with Montréal, which as a large student population). Note: This was not written by Jakarta100bars. 10 Best Bars in Downtown Toronto If you want to have a vibrant social life, I would recommend staying as near as possible to the south of Ossington Avenue, between Queen Street and Dundas Street. For tourists, there are plenty of nice hotels there. For long-term residents, ideally, you could rent/buy an apartment in one of the  new condos in downtown Toronto  such as Artists' Alley or YSL Residences. Prices are usually on the upper side, but with such a location, you are guaranteed to never get bored as you will always be just

Jakarta Nightlife: Top 10 Nightclubs (Updated 2020)

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Note: I updated this review of Jakarta's best nightclubs on September 13th, 2019. I added Boca Rica, The Pallas, Swillhouse, Hotel Monopoli and removed X2, Immigrant, Empirica (all closed). The following is a ranking of the most happening nightclubs in Jakarta. If you are a newcomer to the city, I recommend you to go to the Fairgrounds complex first. There, you will find 3 venues that are listed below: Fable, The Pallas, and Swillhouse. This is an exciting and trendy party area where you will find plenty of other popular bars as well (BeerHall, Cork&Screw, Lucy in the Sky, The Dutch, Hard Rock Café, The Fools, etc). If you think I forgot to mention a venue, please let me a comment at the end of the article. Tips About Clubbing in Jakarta: Here are a few things you should know before heading for a night out: - All the nightclubs in Jakarta are expensive . Expect to pay IDR150,000 for a cocktail and up to IDR300,000 for the entrance fee (or FDC - First Drink Cha

10 Types of Indonesian Girls Who Never Date Foreigners (and How to Date Them)

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If you think that as an expat in Indonesia you can be with any girls you want, you're wrong. Many of them would never date a foreigner for a whole variety of reasons. As I love to do some generalizing and stereotyping, I've listed below 10 types of Indonesian girls who never date foreigners and what you can do to date them nonetheless. Why would some girls refuse to date foreigners? The Ones Who Don't Want To Have Sex Before Marriage A  2014 study from the Pew Research Center  found that 97% of Indonesians considered pre-marital sex to be morally unacceptable. On the other end of the spectrum, only 6% of French agreed with that statement. The 2010 Greater Jakarta Transition to Adulthood Survey asked 3,006 Indonesians between 20 and 34 years old about their sexual activity. 5% of women had had pre-marital sex and 16% of men. Let me rephrase: Only 5% of unmarried Indonesian women between 20 and 34 living in Greater Jakarta were sexually active in 2010.

Guide to Meeting and Dating Indonesian Girls (2020)

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The following guide is a datasheet with all the essential information you'll need to know about meeting and dating Indonesian girls. It's a list of questions that people have asked me over time. I tried to answer them as concisely as possible so you won't lose time reading it. If you still have interrogations, please ask them in the comment section below.

Seoul Nightlife: Where to Party in Seoul?

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Note: This Seoul nightlife review was written by Marc, an Italian expatriate who has lived over 8 years in the city. For a foreigner, Seoul nightlife is easy to map. There are three main party areas where you can go out after dark: - Itaewon (foreigner area) - Gangnam (upscale area) - Hongdae (student area) Let's review each of them in details:

Indonesia Nightlife: 12 Best Cities for Partying

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I've partied in all the major cities in Indonesia (as well as in much smaller ones!) so I thought it could be useful to summarize everything I've learned in one article. Hopefully it will give you ideas for your next trip! Without further ado, please find below the 12 best cities/regions for nightlife in Indonesia: Jakarta Jakarta is without any doubt the best city for partying in Indonesia. There are at least 20 decent nightclubs, more than 100 bars, and thousands of restaurants. The mindset is also quite liberal (at least in the upper class) and you'll find some wild venues like no other in the country (strip clubs, luxury massage parlors, etc). Since most of the clubbers are expats or wealthy Indonesians, you'll need to dress up and to spend quite a lot to have fun. If you are looking forward meeting beautiful women , Jakarta is fantastic too. → Most recommended venues: Jenja , Immigrant , Dragonfly , X2 , Basque → Where to stay near the nightlife