What Country Is Your Heart In?
By: Zoe Samuel
About This Quiz
They say home is where the heart is, but for some of us, the body is not in the same place as the heart. No matter where you live, where are you in spirit?
What weather do you love?
I love hot summers and cold winters.
I like it sunny and pleasant.
I like it cold and snowy.
What architectural feature do you like?
Wooden houses with painted sides
What landscape do you like?
I like forests and peaks and rice paddies.
I like very, very high mountains with steppes.
I like long white sand beaches and lush tropical plants.
I like jagged peaks and dramatic fjords.
How remote do you like it?
I like the option of remote, but I hate the actual reality of it.
How do you feel about the Nordic model?
Sounds like a good start.
What sort of hours do you want to work?
Do you love money?
I like it enough, but no more.
Do you want to go swimming?
How about whale-watching?
I don't care about whales.
Yes, from my house if possible.
I would totally hire a boat for that!
Can you handle high altitude?
Do you mind it being dark half the year?
I don't like the sound of that.
Do you like a more collectivist or more individual culture?
How do you like your cities?
Loads of bright neon, crowded, good trains, lots to do.
I like them full of rich tourists spending money.
What colors do you want to decorate your home?
Every color in the rainbow and then some
What clothing will you wear?
What alcoholic drink suits you?
Airag, which is fermented horse milk.
How do you want to get between towns?
Silent high-speed overground train
How do you want to get around town?
Silent high-speed underground train
Do you want free education all the way up?
Do you want to learn a new language?
Yes! Something very different.
Yes! Something no one in my home area knows.
I am willing to do that but want English speakers around as I adapt.
What color should the sea be?
I do not want to see the sea.
What sport do you want to do?
How democratic do you like it?
Technically democratic, but I don't mind a bunch of corruption.
I like it entirely democratic.
How far from the USA is ideal?
Do you want a country with good relationships with its neighbors?
I don't think about that.
Yes please, but with an enemy nearby to keep us united.
How polite are you in public?
A little more than average
Do you like a certain cultural homogeneity?
Yes, as long as it is not closed-minded.
Do you want to be someplace that your American friends and family will visit?
Yes, more than once a year