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Union jack shorts, bulldog t-shirts, bars named after soap operas, hen parties in Malaga. Tell us about your encounters with the worst (or best) of our fair country's travelers around the world. Alternatively, tell us about your own doomed quest to find a decent cup of tea in Moscow.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 13:01)
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What do you do when you miss the culture from home? I met a Pom who through force of will recreated it around him
Before the banks went fucked and the gringoes started pouring into Brazil looking for work in one of the few economies that was still rolling, you didn't get many ex-pats in Sao Paulo. A pommy mate of mine invited me out to an amateur rugby club to watch a match. He'd founded the club, and after an Irish mate had left, was the only gringo in a club of just Brazilians. Now it wasn't so much the fact that he'd got a bunch of Brazilians playing rugby that impressed me. But more so after the match the seventy or so Brazilians playing drinking games, singing rugby songs in English, I felt like I could have been in Wigan or Dunedin. He'd managed to recreate the rugby club drinking culture to a tee, and the Brazilians had taken to it like ducks to water.
(, Fri 25 Apr 2014, 6:28, 4 replies)
That is very fucking impressive.
The best I did in over 10 years there was get some of my colleagues to drink tea with milk.
(, Fri 25 Apr 2014, 9:03, closed)
my cousin has done something similar in france
she's recently opened a shop/cafe that sells english food and is mostly full of ex-pats. however, the french housewives fucking love it! baked beans, sliced bread and salad cream fly off the shelves, apparently.
(, Fri 25 Apr 2014, 15:37, closed)

Give it a few years and locals on the piss will be 'going out for an English' - and daring each other to order the blandest thing on the menu

Not my joke originally - thank you 'Goodness Gracious Me'...
(, Fri 25 Apr 2014, 22:29, closed)

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