Here, we are publishing a list of what surprises Tunisians when they visit the United States. This article is made available based on experiences from different Tunisians that have lived and/or visited small cities in the US.
- Almost no public transit in most areas. You actually need a car to move around.
- Houses are made of wooden boards and drywall. Yet still are not cheap (But mortgage is affordable).
- Colleges and education process is very nice. It’s very expensive though.
- Almost no dirt. This does not apply to big cities, especially to NYC.
- Crazy taxes. Filing, not rates.
- Crazy medical insurance. Rates too.
- Parks are nice, museums are great.
- Most food is bad. But most restaurants are good.
- High salaries but people live paycheck to paycheck.
- Cheap things, expensive services.
- Great road system, especially interstate.
- Communities are great. Fundraisers, volunteering, etc. People DO care.
- Crazy measurements system. This should be mentioned as well.
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