Monthly Archives: April 2012

Welcome to Mind the Gap!

Are you a Brit ready to make that leap across the Atlantic? Or perhaps you’ve already made the jump, and want to capitalize on all that America has to offer while maintaining a connection to home?

How To Ship Your Stuff Safely to the U.S.

Standing in my east London kitchen nine months ago, I wondered, how many spatulas does a girl need? I was trying to trim a collection of seven and had so far only ruled out the one stained yellow and a wooden thing with a fungal …

How to Get a Social Security Card

Wherever you’re hauled up on this gigantic landmass, there’s plenty to enjoy. But between pleasurable parts, you’ll mostly be filling in forms. Or queuing.

Moving to the U.S.? How to Tie Up Loose Ends at Home

If moving home is stressful, moving countries can be far worse – so it is even more important to plan ahead, before the rush of events and deadlines gets on top of you. There are so many things going on that you must list the …

12 Essential Websites for British Expats in America

Whether you’re packing for your first trip or planning to make the big move, living in America is going to be a challenge – as well as lots of fun. I still haven’t gotten over the fact that America is big – really, really, big …