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Dating Advice in the UK for Aussie visitors

As a visitor to London you have obviously proved yourself adventurous enough to travel a long way from home, but you might also find that you have a new challenge - dating in the UK certainly is different from what you are used to. If you are an Aussie in London, you might need a few tips to help you:

  • Aussies and the Brits might both speak English, but the different use of some terms can lead to misunderstandings if you are not careful. It’s important to bear this in mind and use a little care when talking to people in the UK.
  • The British and Australian cultures are quite different in some ways, and the British might come across a little more reticent and formal than you are used to. On the other hand, to the Brits, Aussies can appear very laid-back and even bad-mannered or disrespectful.
  • In Australia there is not a lot of class distinction, and people there tend to treat people in a similar manner, regardless of occupation or title. This is not the case in Britain. There have been class distinctions for centuries and the use of titles can be important, particularly so on some social occasions. This shouldn’t be overlooked but respected.

You will learn a lot by simply watching how people speak and relate to each other when you are out in public. Dating someone from the UK can be the ideal learning opportunity to learn even more about the culture you’ve landed in. Relish the difference instead of fearing it and your experience will be all the more enjoyable!

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