The country still lacks hostels and good budget hotels, so sleeping here isn't as cheap as in Southeast Asia, although most everything else is. The intersection of all possible aspects is in our list. Just to make it on this list of top 10 horniest countries, three-quarters of a country has to be going at it regularly. Or would you hand it in at the police station? « Last Edit: November 28, 2011, 11:11:56 AM by dennislevy » Logged BTW I forgot my laptop on a bus station in Ljubljana once for 15 minutes and it was still waiting for me when I got back :). Our vision is simple - think globally, act locally. “I didn’t trust that boy. According to the number of cell phones they managed to get back in the end, they put together a list world’s top ten honest cities. As many uneducated people mix Slovenia with Slovakia(which really is in eastern Europe). Making a big fuss about being labelled as "eastern" is actually the surest sign that a country is in Eastern Europe (or Central, same meaning). The capital of Slovenia was definitely a very surprising winner of the test. “I teach my children to be honest, just like my parents taught me,” she said. Singapore territory consists one main island and 62 other islets. In each, we put a name with a cellphone number, a family photo, coupons, and business cards, plus the equivalent of $50. It only says that Helsinki shares the 6th position with Budapest and Warsaw that ARE from post communist countriers. It´s very usefull.for tourists. But Julius Maarleveld spotted the lost wallet and entered a nearby liquor store. Heaven. Petr Liška Follow. Rarely will you hear a raised voice, and everyone here seems to be exceedingly positive, despite their country’s tragic history. Ljubljana is a fine city, but after living in Delhi, I find it hard to believe that any city in India could get a top 10 rank in honesty. Near the city’s downtown zoo, Eduard Anitpin, an officer of Emergency Situations, handed our reporter’s lost wallet to a security guard. “The ‘not knowing’ afterwards is terrible. It's either this review is sarcastically done. The remaining eleven wallets were taken, money and all. Wallets returned: 3 out of 12. Helsinki. This is for all of us touchy Slovenians: shut up about East/West already and change the subject: let's celebrate our honesty and get honestly drunk, na zdravje everyone! Not so two young teenagers walking in a suburban housing estate on the outskirts of Prague, who put the wallet in a knapsack and left in a very good mood. In this south-east Asian nation, friendliness just seems to be a way of life. A wallet is a big thing with many important documents [in it].” Vaishali Mhaskar, a mother of two, returned a wallet left in the post office. facts about cities that used to be poor, but are now rich. Wallets returned: 4 out of 12. '” Another local told us, “It’s so easy to be cynical. Instead of saying "WE'RE not eastern! It doesn't often get below 30′c. We watched another young woman pick up one of our wallets, ask two passersby if it was theirs, then examine the contents closely and place it in her pocket. However, we have tried out best to make the list of 10 most beautiful countries in Asia. Transparent mechanism, integrity, independent judiciary, civic activism and social trust are the factors that make Denmark as the most transparent country in the world. These are the most (and least) stressed cities in the world. Wallets returned: 1 out of 12. This rank is nevertheless not in the slightest as surprising as the victory of Ljubljana – Canada has for many years occupied top ranks in the surveys of life quality and contentedness of population. Contradictory to assumptions around the world, Indians are honest people. most (and least) stressed cities in the world, in New York City one pair of socks spawned a movement to help the homeless, 10 things you should do immediately if you lose your wallet. “There were those who advised me not to bother looking for the owner,” she said. What we Europeans consider modern technology is “from the past” for Koreans. There are several cities in Singapore, called planning area. Once I lost an entire bag, but I got everything back. By The Secret Traveller. 4 and No. the Balkans). Embarrassingly, Canada and the U.S. don’t make the cut. Wallets returned: 4 out of 12. By contrast, in the 10 most peaceful countries the proportion drops to under 4%. At number nine in our list of top 10 countries with best police forces, its the China. Here are 10 things you should do immediately if you lose your wallet. “My parents taught me how important being honest is. New Zealand, CPI : 91. The most beautiful countries in Asia. “This is not mine!” she said. I feel obligated to advise you that you should look at the world map. In this south-east Asian nation, friendliness just seems to be a way of life. Then they checked the nearest police stations and waited for a call from the finder. Mumbai, India was the second most honest city in the world with nine out of 12 wallets getting handed in, while Lisbon, Portugal was the most dishonest with … Whatever else is important, a photo like that means something to the owner.” Yet a man in his early forties quickly grabbed the wallet, put it in his bag, then spent ten minutes making call after call on his phone—none to us. Beatriz Lopez, a 22-year-old student, found our wallet in an upscale downtown area with her friend Lena Jansen, also 22. Richard Hamilton, a 36-year-old government worker from Brooklyn, found a wallet near City Hall and reunited it with us. 5 on this year’s list. “I am an officer and I am bound by an officer’s ethical code,” he said. Is yours on the list? It has no expiration date. He holds a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of British Columbia and a diploma in journalism from Langara College in Vancouver. “Rome was not built in one day”. “I know how it feels to lose your wallet. Wallets returned: 7 out of 12. This country has small area, less than 800 km squares. Could you change that in the text. The hottest capital in the world is Bangkok. It is a composite index, drawing on 13 different expert and business surveys. The people, the food, the beaches! Hi there. where can we find the results of the whole study ? Countries that are also doing well at closing the gender pay gap are Switzerland, Norway, Finland and New Zealand, which ranked No. When my mother found out, she told me this behavior was unacceptable.”. We asked Manca Smolej, a 21-year-old student, whether she considered taking the money when she found our wallet. The second Asian city in the ranking, Mumbai has nothing to be ashamed of. He was lavishing high praise which promptly and expectedly garnered splashy headlines in the mainstream media. I have heard of tourists being cheated often, but I guess that is usually done by uneducated people who think they are getting 'even' with the 'white' people who once ruled india. Ursula Smist, 35, who is originally from Poland, retrieved our wallet and handed it over to her boss. The Slovaks are the eastern ones!" Budapest, the capital of Hungary and a popular destination for tourists from near and far, boasts of the eighth position. Seoul? UKRAINE IS NOT WEAK! Wallets returned: 2 out of 12. Or you guys are just trying to solicit traffic. Thailand is by far my number one Asian country to travel. Even though there are many jokes about Poland and the Poles, especially as to their strong religiosity, jaggedness and greed, the capital of Poland made it to the top ten. what about the bottom of the list ? I was robbed blind daily (!) We are very proud of our beautiful, green city. We have little corruption, and we don’t even run red lights.” In the working-class area of Kallio, a couple in their sixties said, “Of course we returned the wallet. “Finns are naturally honest,” he said. And while there’s no scale to measure weirdness, it’s a safe bet that the five countries listed below are among the weirdest in the world. If you ask somebody from Hamburg, everything south of München is Balkan, if you ask someone from Bosnia, Slovenia is definitely not Balkan. 5 Of The Weirdest Countries In The World The Secret Traveller facebook twitter google email. The largest city of Canada can also be proud of its inhabitants. Seyran Coban, a teacher in training, got to the wallet at the same time as a young man but refused to let him have it. Another Asian surprise! Edition Asia Edition Global ... ,” has rejected a medal from the country’s president and slammed the government for ... was very open and honest. Slovenia is on the border of south and central Europe. The two most honest women i ve eve rmet were not Americans, one was Rusisan and the other is my ex novia in Medelin. Turkmenistan is the 10th least populated country in Asia with 5,351,277 people. This list is too hot to handle! Why would the happy satisfied Canadians steal other people’s cell phones? 9. “No!” she replied. The DRC recently experienced an Ebola outbreak, which has claimed over 2,200 lives, according to the World Health Organization. But 73-year-old Delma Monteiro Brandāo handed one back after finding it while picking up her granddaughter at school. Sharing the sixth position with two eastern European capitals – Budapest and Warsaw – Helsinki is the second and the last representative of Northern Europe here. And how about the others? maybe we could all work against the prejudice and get to the point where a tourism website can't honestly say anymore that "those Slavic ex-communist people are not considered a model of honesty and uprightness". Wallets returned: 8 out of 12. Travelers often mention Laos as one of the most welcoming countries in the world. I do hope to see more south asian cities on the list in the future :). That's why the survey author was surprised: "The inhabitants of the Central and Eastern Europe are generally not considered to be the models of honesty and uprightness." “It might be the last bit of money a mother has to feed her family.” Here are 9 powerful ways to give to charity without breaking the bank. Considering the living standards and comparing them to those of e.g. Its likely Baghdad gets hotter in summer but ambient all round temps its Bangkok. The other tell tale sign of 'easternness' is insisting that your eastern/southern neighbour is not really "European". Select the 15 most beautiful and most varied Asian countries is not an easy task. We never heard from her. by Augustine Low. Of the 192 wallets dropped, 90 were returned—47 percent. ... People in Asia tend to be pretty old when they lose ... and they vary country to country and region by region. As we looked over our results we found that age is no predictor of whether a person is going to be honest or dishonest; young and old both kept or returned wallets; male and female were unpredictable; and comparative wealth seemed no guarantee of honesty. As for newest technologies and so-called “toys for big boys”, South Korea is one of the world’s leading countries. But in the honesty and integrity stakes, South Korea is actually ahead of Singapore in one key aspect: it has a robust asset … Moving to either Australia or Norway soon. So, I know what it feels like.” A man in his early fifties picked up our billfold, started to dial his phone but then stopped, took the wallet, and drove off in an expensive car. This unlucky social security number has been stolen 40,000 times, 8 things you should never, ever keep in your wallet, Do Not Sell My Personal Information – CA Residents. “I think you’d be very surprised to see how many New Yorkers would actually return [a wallet].” Not all New Yorkers were so honest: we watched a man in his twenties take money from the wallet to buy cigarettes at a convenience store. And thank you for the positive review. When complicating about how poorly other nations can locate our small country in Europe, try checking first if you can do better locating another small country. 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