When looking at housing options in the U.S., Brits will notice a distinct lack of doors and walls.
Author Archives: Toni Hargis
As I’ve mentioned before, this country is vast. When thinking of vacations, the plethora of choice sometimes leaves me paralyzed with indecision. Should we go hot, cold, beach, desert or big city?
Most expats probably don’t realize if and when they “go native.” As a Brit in the U.S.
In 2013 the British Roundabout Appreciation Society (yes, there is one and don’t laugh) awarded Columbus Circle, in New York City, Best Roundabout in the World.
There is so much to do and see in the U.S. that you can be here a lifetime and barely scratch the surface.
You know you’re going to stand out a little as a Brit in the U.S., what with the funny accent and the strange culinary tastes, but sometimes it’s difficult to anticipate what else might happen….
It’s the New Year, a time when many of us start thinking about weekend breaks and summer holidays. For Brits in the U.S. there might be a few new things to bear in mind.
A table came out recently to help translate common British phrases; apparently we’re too polite to say what we really mean. This, in itself, is worth a discussion because in my two-plus decades in the U.S.
Just as we laugh at Americans who say “Glass Cow” instead of Glasgow and “Li-cester” instead of well, Leicester, they often have the last laugh when we attempt some American state and place names. As with the ...
Chances are, while you’re in the U.S., you’ll visit somewhere that’s higher than you’ve ever been if you’re not a skier or a serious climber.