Starting a new life thousands of miles from friends and family is hard work emotionally, even if everyone you leave behind is in excellent health. Add illness and death into the mix and living abroad can quickly become an excruciating ...
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In the U.K., it’s very common to get someone else to write out your Valentine’s cards. They’re supposed to be sent anonymously to the object of your heart’s desire, hence the need to disguise the writing.
Admit it Britishers — subtly is not our strong suit, and it’s alarmingly easy to insult Americans if you’re unaware of their etiquette. To get on in polite company, try to avoid the following faux pas.
If your expat game plan includes finding love then you’ll need to wrap your brain around romancing the American way. On the surface, U.S.
“So, when are we throwing you a baby shower?” a well-meaning American friend asked my six-months pregnant self over dinner a few weeks ago.
Raising children abroad comes with a unique set of challenges, but there are ways to overcome your fears and have a great parenting experience.
If real spies spent as much time boozing as James Bond, cat-stroking villains would have taken over the world by now. But 007 managed just fine and, according to Ian Fleming’s books, he knocked back everything from scotch and soda to ...
If you’re a British couple planning to start a family in the U.S., here are some problems to ponder before you start stockpiling tiny clothes.
Think scoring that dream job in the U.S. was hard?