Before You Emigrate

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.

‘Why’s It Called the World Series?’: 6 FAQs from Brits in America

Obviously, every Brit’s experience in the U.S. is different, but there are a few questions most of us have, at least when we first arrive. (Not necessarily a criticism, by the way, just different.)

What to Do If You Get Cold Feet Before Moving to America

Moving to the United States is a lot like attending school for the first time: there’s a new lingo to learn; a certain dress code to acknowledge; a list of rules to follow. Moreover, the food is not what you are used to and—until ...

10 American Substitutes for British Grocery Staples

So, you’re craving various foodstuffs from home but can’t track them down in the U.S. or bring yourself to pay five times what the product is worth in international shipping.

8 Stupid Mistakes Brits Make in America

Let’s be honest, Brits on holiday can be a little bit dreadful. Alas, we’re often not much better when we’re living in another country, stubbornly refusing to bow down to the local customs and quirks.

8 Reasons to Raise British Children in America

Possibly, it was around the time you had babies — or were contemplating it — that you last considered moving back to the U.K. And that’s totally understandable.

A British Expat’s Guide to Living in Indiana

One of the most common questions I get from Hoosiers (a term of uncertain etymology, referring to the people of Indiana) is Why on earth did you give up London for little old Indiana?

Breaking the States: 10 Things British Musicians Should Know Before Heading to America

If you’re a British musician thinking of relocating to the United States, there are several things to consider before setting sail from Blighty. (The first is that this isn’t the 18th century, and you should probably take a plane; ...

What Not to Wear in the U.S.

Clothing has been known to cause confusion and laughter for Brits in America, partly because although we use the same words, we’re not always talking about the same thing.

What British Actors Should Know Before Moving to Hollywood

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