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13 Reasons Teens In Britain Are The Complete Opposite Of Teens In The US

Going on a cute date in a park vs. drinking your body weight in cider in a park.

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1. In the US, you can start driving pretty early (even if that means just sitting on your dads lap in the front seat.)

Instagram: @tricky_trev

2. In Britain, you're lucky if even one of your friends has passed their driver's test by age 19.

Instagram: @jewelcontrol
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9. In the US, summer vacations are spent outside enjoying the beautiful weather.

10. In Britain, summer vacations are spent with a rain poncho in every bag just in case.

Instagram: @mattytots92

11. In the US, going to concerts is something romantic you can do with your boo.

Instagram: @gisele_esquer

12. In Britain, going to concerts is a test of your survival skills.

A naked guy has turned up at the campsite and took a shite in someone's tent #TITP2015

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14. In Britain, if you're seen even looking at pizza in school, Jamie Oliver will personally hunt you down and force feed you celery.

15. In the US, it's all about making a great group costume on Halloween.

Instagram: @e_l_i_s_e_y_u

16. But in Britain, it's all about blowing stuff up on Bonfire Night.

Instagram: @victoriaevestyle

17. Applying to college in the US means a separate essay (and application fee!) for every single school you apply to.

Instagram: @uncf

Oh, and each application costs like $50! It's ridiculous!

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18. When applying to universities in Britain, you just log on to UCAS, write a single statement, click submit, and you're good to go!

Instagram: @kathart79

19. In the US, every single test you take is hyped as the MOST IMPORTANT THING in determining your future success.

Instagram: @toptiertests

"You need to ace your SATs and your ACTs and IOWAs and that fifth grade spelling test and also here's a crossword puzzle you have to do!"

20. In Britain, the only tests anyone cares about are the GCSEs.

Instagram: @amystudies

Though to be fair, it's crazy stressful.

21. In the US, high school football is a national obsession.

Instagram: @brackettville

22. In Britain, not even athletes give a fuck.

Instagram: @globalathleteproject

"It's raining. Why are we outside? Can we stop, please?"

23. In the US, you never visit a park unless you're trying to impress a date.

Instagram: @itsjuanluna

24. In Britain, you're at the park several nights a week getting blackout drunk on cider and cheap beer.

Instagram: @felix_rawlenz

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow will stop you from getting absolutely plastered in a park.

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