Author Archives: Ruth Margolis

Brit Binge: How to Catch Up with British Shows Over the Holidays

If you’re in America over the festive season, you may find yourself gagging for some quality U.K. telly to help pass the time between gobbling turkey and rowing with your family over Skype.

Help! Siri Can’t Understand My British Accent

So, I finally caved and bought an iPhone. What can I tell you, I had a coupon for a free case.

10 Southern U.S. Dishes Every Brit Should Try

If you’ve come to America hoping to get lethally fat on deliciousness, head to that strip of states along the bottom and start munching. Because down there, the food is, quite literally, to die for. Not sure what to order?

British Expats: 10 Signs You’re Never Leaving America

British expats in the U.S. fall into two tidy categories.

8 Things to Consider Before Moving Pets to America

Can’t stand the thought of giving up your very British bulldog just because you’re relocating to America? So, bring him with you. But before you crate up your mutt or moggy, consider the following.

9 Black Friday Tips for British Shoppers in America

Don’t be fooled into thinking Thanksgiving is all about the food. Many Americans are just as passionate about the retail deals to be had the following day as they are about turkey and cranberries.

How to Complain Like an American

British people get the majority of their complaining done in private, hours after the offending incident took place. Registering even the teensiest bit of displeasure in a public, sober setting is virtually unthinkable.

7 Ways to Make Your American Kids Feel British

British expats, if you had babies here, I hate to break it to you: They’re Americans. Nevertheless, they’re also British by descent.

Two Single British Women on Dating in New York City

If you’re under 35 and female, you probably came of age unhealthily obsessed with everything (and everyone) the Sex and the City crew did. But things have changed a bit since Carrie and Samantha were NYC’s queen bees.

13 Hacks for the Perfect American Halloween

Want to go all-out this year and show your U.S. friends that British expats know how to have spooky fun?