They’ve got beef with Canada
Sure, Americans like to poke fun at Canadian accents (eh?), and nobody was really happy they exported Justin Bieber across the border, but a real-life, East Coast-West Coast rap beef? Nah. Americans realize (and appreciate) how closely both countries are intertwined culturally and politically, and tourism from the US to Canada hit a seven-year high this past summer. You see? Cozy.
They never want to live anywhere else
Come on, Americans are just as full of wanderlust as Europeans. According to recent data from Transferwise, about a third of Americans and half of all the country’s millennials would love to pack up and live abroad. And the number one reason why? People said it would be to seek a better quality of life or higher salary than they could find at home.
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Barbara Woolsey is a Berlin-based writer who finds it ungodly that a box of Pop-Tarts costs €6 in her local supermarket. Follow her European adventures on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.