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Obama vs. Romney: Travel Showdown

As Obama and Romney near the election countdown, it’s time to answer the question: Who can lay claim to the better travel destinations? Let the debate begin with our city vs. city showdown.

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Indonesia

In 1967, 6-year-old Barack moved with his family to Indonesia. The young Barack initially lived in Jakarta, and attended Indonesian language schools until the age of 10. In the 1970s, Jakarta got a face-lift: A city-wide effort rehabilitated roads and bridges, encouraged the arts, and led to new schools and hospitals. Today, Jakarta stands as Indonesia’s economic, cultural and political center -- with some really great food.

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