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.
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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.
First things first, I’m not talking about the musical Proms we all know and love in the U.K., I’m talking about the fancy parties that mark the end of the academic school year.
As some Brits discover, there are quite a few differences between weddings back home and weddings in the U.S. If you’re involved in one, here are a few things to be prepared for:
Most people in the U.S. and the U.K. comment that I haven’t lost my accent despite having been here for decades.
If you’re a British parent in the U.S., you’ll find it’s a veritable minefield out there.
Americans love to entertain so as a Brit living here, you’ll soon find yourself on the invite list. This of course, means that at some point, you’ll be reciprocating.
According to Debretts (the modern authority on all matters of etiquette, social occasions, people of distinction and fine style, don’t you know), “For many British people, apologizing is a default reaction to life’s little ...
Brits are often taken aback at the number of choices when dining out or ordering food in the U.S. Most menus are at least two to three pages, and if you’re in one of those TGIF-type joints, it’s like being handed War and Peace.