David Swanton isn't someone who likes to travel all over the place. He doesn't understand how some people can spend all of their vacation time in other countries. That's not to say he thinks it's silly to do so. He understands the importance of travelling and seeing the world.
David Swanton understands that travel is a great way to gain perspective about the world and the myriad of cultures and peoples that make life so interesting. Maybe he enjoys travel less than others because he spent twelve years in the Royal Air Force. He got to see a lot of the world during his time in the military. When he was traveling he realized how much he appreciated his own culture and home country. Unless you get out into the world it's hard to appreciate what you have that you grow up with.
One place David Swanton really did enjoy traveling to was the United States. He has been to the US a few times. It's relatively easy to get a ticket and fly across the pond to the country. It's not terribly expensive either.
David Swanton has always had a good time when he visited the US. He finds it fascinating to see a lot of similarities with English culture. Since he is a student of history in his free time, David Swanton loves learning about all of the colonial history that covers the eastern seaboard of the US. One day he hopes to tour all of the important locations of the Revolutionary War and Colonial America. Despite being a young country, David Swanton knows that the US has a long and complicated history, much like England's!