25 Reasons to Avoid England at All Costs

Thinking about taking a trip to jolly old England? It’s our duty to inform you that the consequences of such a decision could be dire. Before you hop on a plane, train, or boat, consider these 25 reasons you should never go to England:

1. It’s Always Rainy

Okay, so what if the rain means that the countryside is gorgeous and the flowers are vivid and everything is 100% more beautiful when the clouds part? And yeah, occasionally the hills covered in mist are like something out of a fairytale. But rain, people! Rain.

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2. There’s So Much Tea Everywhere

Who wants to sit inside cradling a warm cuppa? Or use tea as an approved excuse to take a break at every interesting shop on every corner? Pfft, warm leaf water.

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3. You Can Walk Basically Anywhere

Only think of the exercise! The hard-earned calories burned! Nightmarish, if you ask me.

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