American tourist baffled by behaviour at British tourist attractions – have you noticed it? | The Sun

AMERICAN tourists on holiday in the UK have been left feeling stunned by the behaviour of Brits at popular tourist attractions.

Despite speaking the same language, when our friends from across the pond visit they can sometimes feel baffled by our actions.

Laura and Nathan Curton are no strangers to witnessing surprised Americans take in British quirks.

The husband and wife duo have personally been hosting American holidaymakers in their 18th Century thatched English cottage for the last three years.

As part of their English Cottage Vacation experience, the couple offer bespoke, all-inclusive, and luxurious holidays and have welcomed numerous American tourists.

Along the way, they've worked out what leaves Americans stunned at it's how Brits behave at tourist attractions.

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Nathan told the Sun Online Travel: "Everyone saying good morning at the tourist attractions is something Americans find surprising."

"It's because they're seeing people in a good mood."

"We go down to the village and everyone says hello, our guests find it very nice."

Laura and Nathan caveated the positive mood because they're often taking their guests to popular tourist attractions such as Stonehenge, Bath and the Tank Museum.

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But the couple also stressed the good mood of their local village where everyone greets one another and knows each other.

This baffling culture shock could be down to the fact that many tourists who visit popular cities are used to interacting with Brits as they go about their day and aren't often in the mood for small talk.

Laura and Nathan also revealed the eight things Americans don’t understand when they visit UK including phrases like "high-street" and "quid".

One American tourist recently went viral when he praised London after a recent visit.

The US tourist was impressed with the city's public transport links, free museums and supermarket meal deals.

Meanwhile another American tourist shared her first impressions of shopping in Primark.

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