Many things connect us with our American friends, like democracy, freedom or human rights policies. But at the same time we can see different cultural aspects that separate us in almost every field.

From the narrow streets and smaller cars, till our very homes, we like it our way - European style.

"One of the defining characteristics of European House Plans is the subtle reminder or hint it gives of an Old Country." This is how an American building company describes a "typical" European home.

Is there a typical European house? If so, how would YOU describe it? Cozy and friendly or classy and elegant?

What other things differentiate us from America and what else bonds us?