In response to continued economic hardship, Ape Con Myth recommends that the entire population of the United States take a vacation as soon as possible. Please refer to the map below to find your destination. Each state has been assigned a foreign country with a comparable GDP.
To complete the exercise, write a short essay on what your home state could learn from its economic counterpart, and vice versa. Airlines are asked to provide pen and paper to all returning travelers for this purpose and to forward the collected works to Ape Con Myth for processing. Wikipedia is an acceptable substitute for those who can’t afford the trip. Your essays are welcome in the comments.