35 Things You Miss About Britain When You’re Away On Holiday

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Going away is nice, but nothing beats coming back home to blighty.

1. Proper tea.

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Obvs.

2. Proper bacon!

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GET IN.

3. Proper queueing!

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OH YES.

4. PROPER CHOCOLATE THAT IS ACTUALLY NICE.

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“No, Hershey’s does NOT taste the bloody same.”

5. Being able to just pay for food at the bar.

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Why must we faff around with a bill being brought to the table?

6. Paying with Chip & Pin.

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So tired of swiping and signing and showing ID. SO TIRED.

7. Eating pizza with a knife and fork and having it be perfectly acceptable.

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Sorry, New York.

8. People not talking to you.

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Please stop being so POLITE.

9. People talking to you.

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FINALLY people with some MANNERS.

10. Waiters who leave you alone when you eat.

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“Thanks, Jeff. I don’t need to know your name, nor do I need you to ‘take care of me’ this evening. Please go away.”

11. …but don’t take 1000 years to bring you your bill.

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12. Reliable public transport.

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Even when it’s not-so-reliable.

13. Reasonable portion sizes.

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14. Generally just knowing where you are, and where you’re going.

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15. … without the help of our nation’s flag being on every single street corner, house and building.

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16. The (glorious) BBC.

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17. British sausage.

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Ooooh yeah.

18. Heinz Baked Beans.

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Phwoar.

19. Not being too hot.

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20. Not being too cold.

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21. Drivers generally following the rules of the road.

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22. A nice, British breeze.

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23. The burble of Radio 4.

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24. Sunday roasts.

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Followed by an entire afternoon in the pub.

25. The collective sense of resigned melancholy.

 

26. Historic buildings that are properly old.

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27. Having crisps and a pint being an acceptable meal on a week day.

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28. Recognising the names of cities during the weather report.

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“I KNOW WHERE THAT IS!”

29. The reassuring grey of British sky.

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30. A group of strangers appreciating and respecting the silence of a public place.

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PERFECT.

31. People understanding what the fuck you’re saying.

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“I said GOOD DAY, SIR.”

32. British accents of any kind.

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33. Corner shops and mini-supermarkets.

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34. Never taking a day of good weather for granted.

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35. PROPER TEA.

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