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Why do Americans tip so much?

Every year Americans willingly hand over an estimated $40,000,000,000 in tips to service personnel. With 31 tipped service professions – more than any other country – tipping can be a minefield for visitors and international residents. So who should you tip, how much… and why?

11 differences between driving in Ireland and California

Driving in another country can be challenging, especially if it is on the other side of the road. Here are 11 differences between driving in Ireland (or UK) and California, by an Irish expat living in Silicon Valley.