Author Archives: Kevin Wicks

#MindTheChat July 12: Should You Join an Expat Group?

When you’re a newcomer to America, far away from family and the creature comforts of home, is it worth getting involved in an expat organization to meet fellow stateside Brits? What benefits can expat groups give to a Brit abroad, …

#MindTheChat June 28: Remembering British Childhoods

Every Friday at 1 pm ET (barring holiday weekends), it’s time to #MindTheChat on Twitter. We’ll be joined by our co-hosts Big Apple Brits, Brits in LA, GEORGE, Louisa Spring and Virgin Atlantic for an amusing chat on topics …

#MindTheChat: Join Our British Expat Experts on Twitter for Weekly Chats

If the comments on our posts are any indication, Mind the Gap readers certainly thrive on lively discussion. Now, we’re bringing the conversation to Twitter with #MindTheChat, a weekly hour-long discussion hosted by …

WATCH: Richard Hammond’s Crash Course on U.S. Culture for Brits

British host Richard Hammond knows a bit about the U.S.: he has roamed these American frontiers in a quest to master tough jobs for his BBC AMERICA series, Richard Hammond’s Crash Course.

Photos: How Brits in Los Angeles, New York Celebrated the Jubilee

WATCH: April Bloomfield Shows Us How to Prepare Lamb Chops with Chimichurri

In the third part of Anglophenia’s series profiling British chefs in New York – see our previous installments with Nobu’s Matt Hoyle and Chip Shop’s Chris Sell – culinary rock star April Bloomfield shows us …

WATCH: Interview with Chris Sell, British Founder of New York’s Chip Shop

Anglophenia, Mind the Gap’s mother blog, has been zipping around New York City, interviewing British chefs who have achieved culinary stardom in the the most competitive city on the planet.

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?

Gallery: 10 British Celebrities Who Are U.S. Citizens