Articles Tagged 'Public Holidays'

10 American Public Holidays Brits Should Know

As you may have noticed, Americans like to work hard and play hard. Just as well really, since the amount of public holidays here is less than Brits are used to – though you will get some new ones. As the U.S. eases into the Labor Day weekend, here’s a rundown of America’s equivalent to […]

A Brit’s Guide to the Fourth of July

Until I moved to Los Angeles I was only vaguely aware of “the Fourth”, and I’m sure there are plenty of Brits new to the U.S. who know little more than the fact that it’s a big public holiday and has something to do with the war against the British. But what does it celebrate, […]