Just like we’d be surprised (or shocked and deeply alarmed) if we ever found out what people really thought about us, Americans are often surprised by what tourists find so fun about their country.
But I guess familiarity warps your perception. I might think that I’m a great, fun-loving, easygoing person who is always up for adventure.
My mom, however, might tell you that I’m disorganised, reckless and annoying!
But a few weeks ago I had a conversation with an American friend and she was genuinely surprised by what I – and many other tourists – loved about her country.
“What?” she asked with surprise. “You guys liked that?! We’re ashamed of it!”
For me, America is one of the greatest countries in the world. It’s the ultimate land of milk and honey, and there’s a different adventure at each corner. In celebration of the U.S., let’s take a look at 10 fun things tourists usually love about America.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE