Articles Tagged 'A Brit's Guide'


British Expats: A Regional Guide to U.S. Winter Weather

It is often said, and usually with a dose of light-hearted banter, that the British excel at the following things: drinking tea, maintaining a stiff upper lip, and complaining about the weather. Indeed, there was once a time when the latter of those stereotypes was something I, myself, had been party to. And then I […]

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A Brit’s Guide to the Holiday Season

As we’ve discussed, when Americans talk about the holidays, they’re not talking about plans for next summer. The holiday season in the U.S. begins with Thanksgiving and ends after the Christmas/Hannukah/Kwanzaa break (which also includes New Years.) It sounds like a lot of planning and partying but the reality is that Thanksgiving preparations help stave […]