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American Travelers in Britain: A Survival Guide Paul Tarrant

American Travelers in Britain: A Survival Guide

Paul Tarrant

Published September 1st 1997
ISBN : 9781879899056
Paperback
327 pages
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Intriguing insider information about the culture and customs of Britain that a traveler needs to know.Americans in Britain, especially for the first time, are often amazed and confused by the unexpected differences in the two cultures. The traffic,MoreIntriguing insider information about the culture and customs of Britain that a traveler needs to know.Americans in Britain, especially for the first time, are often amazed and confused by the unexpected differences in the two cultures. The traffic, the language, the money system, and especially the point of view can be confusing to newcomers.The information you need ...-- Understand the British educational system from kindergarten to university.-- Gain an understanding from their history of the people you meet in Britain.-- Learn about the transportation system -- railroad, bus, underground, traffic idiosyncracies, plane travel.-- Know the legal system so you can comply.-- Learn about the health system and how is applies to visitors.-- Find out how to enjoy the cultural attractions of Britain without going broke.-- Know how to meet people -- and how to avoid offending. Know pub etiquette-- How terrible is the weather?-- Know the language -- it is different!