17 Things No One Will Tell You Before You Move to England

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7. Take a walk

If you live in a smaller town, walking can be a legitimate pastime. The English countryside is gorgeous, and if you live outside of a city, you should take advantage of it whenever you can.

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8. Get used to reading a lot about the Queen

The Royal Family takes up tons of space in the daily paper, and is always a favorite topic of conversation. Whether it’s discussing Prince George’s new tooth, or the Queen’s favorite hat, there’s always something new to find out about those Windsors.

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9. British humor is different than any other type of comedy in the world

British comedy is a mix of self-deprecation and sarcasm, usually delivered with a deadpan straight face. Not much is off limits, and British comedians regularly push the boundaries of good taste.



Keep Your Flight Boarding Pass and Get Discounts on Your Vacation

After boarding a flight, most people just stuff their boarding pass into their carry-on and forget about it. By doing this, you’re missing out on potential savings. Many airlines offer discounts and freebies for those who keep their boarding pass. Depending on where you land, you could score savings on tourist attractions, restaurants, wine, or even airport transfers.

The Most Common Scams from Around the World

There’s nothing like traversing the world and exploring new countries and cultures, but sometimes the experience is spoiled by dishonorable people preying on uninformed travelers. If you make an effort to learn about the classic scams, you’re unlikely to fall victim to them and can just enjoy the positive side of your trip. To help, here’s a list of common scams around the world for you to get acquainted with.

How to Make Friends During Your Trip

One of the biggest fears of people who want to embark on a solo trip is being alone. They think meeting new people will be a struggle, and if they can’t find a partner to travel with, they just cancel or postpone their adventure. The truth is that with a little bit of planning and initiative, it’s actually harder to be alone than you think. The travel community is extremely welcoming and one doesn’t need to try hard to be part of it.