Articles Tagged 'British Expat'

‘What If I Never Moved to the U.S.?’ Asks Brit in America

I don’t have many regrets in life. Having made the decision to relocate 4,000 miles from one country to another, this is probably a good thing, especially in light of some of the challenges that come with such a relocation. That said, it is interesting to consider what my life would have been like had […]


‘Why’s It Called the World Series?’: 6 FAQs from Brits in America

Obviously, every Brit’s experience in the U.S. is different, but there are a few questions most of us have, at least when we first arrive. (Not necessarily a criticism, by the way, just different.) No metric? While the majority of the civilized world has embraced all things metric, Americans are still dealing in gallons, inches […]


What to Expect If You’re in an American Wedding

As some Brits discover, there are quite a few differences between weddings back home and weddings in the U.S. If you’re involved in one, here are a few things to be prepared for: “Standing up” Years ago, a close friend asked me to “stand up” for her at her upcoming nuptials. “Oh Lord,” I remember […]