Dating is rare in Afghanistan because most marriages are arranged by parents, and schools are separate for boys and girls.

Slumber parties are common in Italy and Switzerland, where teens gather for parties at a home and sleep there when the party is over.

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There is a Mc Donald’s literally on every block, and Finnish people have taken to it wholesale.

You can only shake your head when you see a fat Finnish person waiting patiently in line to grab a burger or hot dog after a night of heavy drinking.

This is a shame since Finnish people aren’t genetically ugly. I saw quite a few brown and black guys with Finnish girlfriends. They are helpful if you approach, but they don’t really bite, especially on the street (better responses can be had in coffee shops).

While many girls like to wear bright pastel colors and other hipster garb, they don’t typically look like freaks that just stepped off an intergalactic spaceship.

Skrillex haircuts aren’t as common as in Iceland and Denmark, and I ended up being surprised at how nicely some girls dressed.

After the shock of the first day settled down (I did come from feminine Ukraine, after all), I wasn’t all too upset with the level of talent I found.

They are hands down more attractive than American women. The biggest factor hurting the attractiveness of Finnish girls is not feminine or hipster style but obesity.

Girls often ask out boys and pay for the date, too.

Most teens go out in large groups and don't pair off until they are 18 or 19 years old in Australia.