And he knows all the best places to stop on the way.10.
Forget all the nonsense about taking the Dutch civic exam and attending integration courses.
The best way to learn about any culture is to witness how they celebrate getting married.
Americans are bolder beasts and think nothing of meeting for a romantic midday coffee or an afternoon stroll in a scenic graveyard, which is how one of my expat friends spent her first date with her current American squeeze.
Furthermore, Americans date sober I can picture some Brits reading the last point and thinking, “No problem.
The night I met George, the epitome of a charming Englishman, I was immediately drawn to him. After a long night out wandering the city with George, he put me into a cab. It hadn't even crossed my mind, but after the aloof coolness of the hipsters who populated my alma mater, Englishmen—with their jokes and their endearing awkwardness and their humor—were a welcome change.
Even though he wasn't stereotypically handsome, he was delightful and quick to make fun of himself—and to tease me: the typical American. When I wrote my college friend Rachel about George, she wrote back: What is with you and English guys?
As would Emma Stone (who is dating Brit Andrew Garfield).
Or how about Jennifer Lawrence (and her Englishman Nicholas Hoult)?
There are many differences between Dutch and British girls, which brings me to the subject of today’s post.