It is a well-known fact – what may seem totally normal to some people can seem bizarre to others. In this post, we have focused on things the are common in America but may seem odd to foreigners. From the obsession with peanut butter to tax-less price tags, check out these 25 Things That May Surprise Foreigners If They Visit The U.S.
Giant food portions
Food portions in the U.S. are HUGE. Things like Large value meals, super sizes are unheard of abroad.
Popularity of peanut butter
Along with hamburgers and pizzas, peanut butter can be considered an American staple. While Americans love peanut butter and eat tons of it, to people from many other countries, the sweet-salty tasting spread may prove too much for them.
Pickles are popular in many countries all over the world but usually people only eat them with specific meals. In the U.S. however, foreigners tend to feel like pickles are given with everything.
Large gaps around toilet doors
Answering the call of nature is something Europeans usually associate with the utmost privacy, which is why American toilets (with huge bottom and side gaps) seem so weird to some foreigners.
Too much water in the toilet bowl
Talking about toilets, there is one more thing some visitors from abroad are not used to seeing – the amount of water in the bowl (especially to those from countries where clean water is rare).