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Foreigners reveal the things they find strangest about traveling in America

INSIDER Logo By Sophie-Claire Hoeller of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 12: <strong><strong>The INSIDER Summary:</strong></strong><strong>Foreigners shared the strangest things they learned about the US after visiting in a Reddit thread.</strong><strong>Food portions are bigger in America. </strong><strong>Apparently the number of squirrels in the US is disconcerting. </strong><strong>The size of the country is also surprising to foreigners.</strong><p><br> People around the world like to give the US a hard time - they like to make fun of their accents, they're bewildered by the many friendly smiles, and <a href="http://www.thisisinsider.com/things-europeans-find-strange-about-america-2016-9"> overactive air conditioners are a great source of concern (and cold)</a>.</p><p>But stereotypes aside, what are the real-life American quirks that shock foreigners?</p><p>We looked at a recent<a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/498pyp/nonamericans_who_have_been_to_the_us_what_is_the/">Reddit thread</a>that had non-Americans share the strangest things they learned about the US after visiting.</p>

The INSIDER Summary:Foreigners shared the strangest things they learned about the US after visiting in a Reddit thread.Food portions are bigger in America. Apparently the number of squirrels in the US is disconcerting. The size of the country is also surprising to foreigners.


People around the world like to give the US a hard time - they like to make fun of their accents, they're bewildered by the many friendly smiles, and overactive air conditioners are a great source of concern (and cold).

But stereotypes aside, what are the real-life American quirks that shock foreigners?

We looked at a recent Reddit threadthat had non-Americans share the strangest things they learned about the US after visiting.

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