11 Very American Things That Every British Person Should Try

A little adventure never hurt anyone! Why not try these beloved American things out for a change, like a warm Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks.

1. That… other football.

While our football will always reign supreme, a sport that includes elements of tossing a ball around with the contagious joy of cheerleaders and oversized dancing animals can’t possibly be wrong!

2. And baseball, too.

Think of it as cricket, on speed, with 100% more sliding and high fives.

3. Cold, sweet tea over ice.

A surprisingly refreshing treat during those hot summer days. Really!

4. Fried bacon on everything,

Though sticking it on cupcakes might be a bit excessive, a little extra indulgence couldn’t hurt once in a while.

5. All that smothered, deep-fried, cheese-topped Southern cooking.

Not any worse for you than any other pub food, the variations in Southern cooking go way beyond fried chicken and mac ‘n’ cheese. They don’t call it comfort food for nothin’.

6. And don’t forget the hot sauce!

Looney Tunes / Warner Brothers / gigglingwithgifs.tumblr.com

It turns out a little culinary spice can actually be good for you. Use sparingly, of course.

7. Talking about feelings.

Getting things off one’s chest always helps, and we can’t deny that. In moderation, of course.

8. The obsession over those internet cats.

There are even film festivals dedicated to them now, so they must be on to something, right?

9. Haunted house attractions.

Nightmares Fear Factory / youtube.com

Paying someone to scare you? Why would anyone want that? Because it’s really fun, that’s why! The more you scream, the more you can laugh about it later on.

10. Country music.

Some of the more contemporary country music might be hard to relate to, but it would be hard to resist enjoying classic tunes by the original country bad boys Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings.

11. Drive-in movies.

Drive-in movie theatres have seen a recent resurgence in America. What could possibly be better than just driving up to a good flick?

Pumpkin spice and everything nice.

Cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove are synonymous with the traditional American pumpkin pie, and just so happen to taste fantastic when paired with coffee. Try a warm Pumpkin Spiced Latte for yourself for a limited time at Starbucks.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

Facebook Conversations