What are England's best kept secrets?

its people, its countryside and its real history.most people think they know the ‘british' but don't understand the english or what the difference is in those two terms. many see some of the countryside, but never get out of the car or train

Culturally, are the United States, England and Australia the same? What differences are there?

A fundamental mistake Australians make about the USA is that they fail to appreciate just how alien they are. I was a post-doc in the USA for 5y. You get careless. You cannot have a sensible conversation with an American about politics, sex or religion. After the first few minutes do not attempt to talk much about

What is the best and cheapest way to live in England?

Well this is 2 questions really.The best way to live in England: Be a member of the nobility or the royal family, or perhaps be a billionaire foreigner. Buy property like it's in short supply, its price is unimportant and is growing rapidly (it is in London,

What is the typical British breakfast?

The typical British breakfast is as varied as Britain itself.Some people eat cereal.Some people eat toast (with one or two of the following butter, jam, yeast spread, marmalade, honey)and have a cup of tea.Some people have coffee and a cigarette.Some people have yoghurt.Some people eat foods from or their prior country of origin whether it be

Are English people really Anglo-Saxon?

No, for a start ~21% of the population of England are foreign born, 14% are non European , of the remainder you have a mix of British, Angle, Saxon, Jute, Frisian, Dane, Irish, Scottish, French, Flemish, Italian, Polish, Russian, ....... linages.There have been several genetic maps drawn plotting the relative mixes, both on

What are England's best kept secrets?

its people, its countryside and its real history.most people think they know the ‘british' but don't understand the english or what the difference is in those two terms. many see some of the countryside, but never get out of the car or train and really inhabit it for any length of time. many think they know england's

What are some of the most common misconceptions that Americans, Britishers and most other Western people have about India and it's citizens?

The problem with answering this question is we only know our views are misconceptions when you tell us - and then as one misconception maybe that you lie - we may not believe you.    However I am not sure how much is misconception rather than

What are the best places to visit in England and why?

In London I would suggestThe British Museum. This is a very large museum covering a great range of interests and admission is free.A cruise on the River Thames to Greenwich (pronounces Gren-wich). On the outward journey you will get an interesting commentary on the history of London's river and the riverside buildings. There will be a

What do Americans think of British accents?

An accent is merely an interesting point of conversation for about ten seconds. I'm sure they find it as interesting as we find theirs.I find it amusing that so many people seem to think "having an accent" casts a magic spell that makes them

What is England best known for?

Already answered this one a dozen times, but might aswell paste in the list again:Start with the:English languageUniversities - Oxford, Cambridge, London {UCL, Imperial, LSE, SOAS, King's college, Queen Mary's College, Birkbeck, Royal ...}, Manchester, Warwick, ....Examined academic qualifications (Standardized test)Literature - Chaucer, King James

Why do people from England have such a stigma about having bad teeth?

For the same reason There's a stigma about American obesity. It's true and as much as everyone wants to deny that it's a problem - it's there. Go there and look around. For a country with a national health service with dentistry it's pretty shocking. Statistically most people from England don't