I like traveling to new places and eating local food. At the bottom of this page, there is a list of countries and territories that I have visited. The table below lists (in alphabetical order) the places that I particularly like.

PlacesWhy I likeWhat I don’t like
CanadaNatural beauty; Ethnic diversity; Liberal societyHigh taxes
FranceGreat food, bread, cheese, and wineMany people smoke; Dog poop on sidewalks
GermanyMusical heritage (Bach); Well organized 
Hong KongGreat food; CapitalismHot and humid climate
ItalyGreat food; HistoryA bit disorganized
JapanHot springs; Public transportation; Well organizedVery conservative society; Highly regulated (socialist?) economy
ScotlandNatural beauty 
TaiwanGreat (and cheap) food; Friendly peopleHot and humid climate
TurkeyGreat food; History; Friendly people 
United StatesCapitalism; Meritocracy; Relatively low taxesGun violence; Public transportation; Healthcare system; Non-SI units (mile, ounce, etc.); Department of Motor Vehicles; Bureaucracy in California
  1. Argentina
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Barbados
  5. Belgium
  6. Bermuda
  7. Canada
  8. Chile
  9. China
  10. Costa Rica
  11. Cuba
  12. Denmark
  13. El Salvador
  14. England
  15. France
  16. Germany
  17. Greece
  18. Hong Kong
  19. Indonesia
  20. Ireland
  21. Italy
  22. Japan
  23. Liechtenstein
  24. Macau
  25. Mexico
  26. Morocco
  27. Netherlands
  28. New Zealand
  29. Panama
  30. Portugal
  31. Russia
  32. Scotland
  33. Singapore
  34. South Korea
  35. Spain
  36. Sweden
  37. Switzerland
  38. Taiwan
  39. Thailand
  40. Turkey
  41. United States
  42. Vatican City
  43. Wales