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Monthly Archives: May 2013
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on May 30th, 2013
Just because you’ve moved to the United States of America, it doesn’t mean you have to spend all your vacation time in the 50 states. Hop on a plane and you can reach hundreds of exotic destination in just few hours, and with ...
By James Bartlett | Posted on May 28th, 2013
When Jonathan Lynn first came to Los Angeles in the 1980s, he couldn’t find the BBC on TV.
Brits who first arrive in the U.S. often have a false sense of security.
By Tara Halliwell | Posted on May 21st, 2013
When I arrived as a Brit to New York, I had a boyfriend back home at the time, so navigating the NYC dating scene wasn’t one of those things that appeared on my list of questions to fellow transplants. However, when it became a matter ...
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on May 16th, 2013
America has suffered from an obesity epidemic, so an extreme counterculture has grown up of people trying to stay healthy and trim. I happen to live in the heart of a particularly wealthy, health-obsessed metropolis, New York City, ...
By Rachel Marie Paquin | Posted on May 15th, 2013
With so many different regions, the United States offers great vacation opportunities, and summer is the perfect time to explore the country. When we brought together British expats on May 10 for our weekly #MindTheChat on Twitter (1 pm ...
By Toni Hargis | Posted on May 14th, 2013
As Brits quickly discover, there are huge differences between the American and British healthcare systems. For most people here, there’s no “free” health care in the U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on May 9th, 2013
Starting this month, Mind the Gap, in association with Virgin Atlantic, will be highlighting British expats in the U.S. who are making notable contributions to their communities.
I usually say that one of the great things about the U.S. is the guaranteed summer we have.
Like many Brits in America, I wax lyrical about the Mother Country, but there’s a growing list of things I don’t miss from Blighty.