When you leave the U.K., the soundscape changes dramatically. These are the noises you’ll be sad to bid farewell.
Category Archives: Cultural Differences
It’s common to pine for home when living abroad; wishing that you could pop open a proper British newspaper, sip a perfect cuppa (where your people actually understand what a cuppa is!), and tuck into a piping hot Sunday roast.
Most expats probably don’t realize if and when they “go native.” As a Brit in the U.S.
With Super Bowl XLVIII coming up, it’s a good time for some pointers about how Americans celebrate with friends (and strangers) at sports events—and at almost any other occasion when something good or positive has happened.
The Big Apple and its residents get a lot of stuff right. But that’s not to say they can’t learn a few thing things from those fog-drenched, bowler hat wearing folk in that other great global city.
I may not have gone on a first date in over a decade but this much I know: dating in Britain happens at night. There’s alcohol involved.
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 ...
Your nose is a delicate, easily offended piece of equipment. Move out of the country and your British-born snout will mourn these familiar British scents.
“I’d rather ask for forgiveness than for permission.” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard an American say this, I wouldn’t need a pension plan.
There are certain things about British television only Brits can appreciate…
Carole Hersee & Bubbles the Clown This image, without doubt, is the most bone-chillingly scary thing ever to be broadcast by the BBC. A young girl, who looks like something out of The Shining, is playing noughts and crosses with ...