How To Guide

10 Ways to Stay Healthy and Fit in 2014

It’s the New Year, and across the world people are making resolutions of all kinds. One of the most popular vows is to get fit for 2014, so here is a brief list of 10 things you can do.

The Ultimate Expat’s Library: Books for Brits in America

Surprisingly, (except for the one that’s two thirds written in my head) there aren’t too many books specifically for Brits in America. While there are plenty of books about relocating to the U.S.

10 All-American Christmas Gifts to Send to British Friends Back Home

Now that you live in the U.S., your nearest and dearest will want to sample the spoils of your fancy U.S. life.

Tips for Easy Travel During the Winter Season (from #MindTheChat)

As thousands of expats embark on journeys back to Britain and within the U.S.

8 Instances When You Should Play Up Your Britishness in America

It’s no secret that the merest murmur of a British accent turns the average American into a heap of delighted, obliging mush. So I say: use this to your advantage.

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.

America’s Patriotic Songs: What Not to Do If You’re British

As most Brits know, the U.S. national anthem is “The Star Spangled Banner.

How to Fly With Kids: A British Expat’s Guide

At some stage, we’ve all been the passenger in front of the child who’s decided his in-flight entertainment will be pummeling the back of your seat for seven hours with his tiny devil feet. And then there’s the baby a couple of ...

Winter is Coming: How to Cope With the Cold, American Style

Unless you’re one of those lucky expat Brits basking in the bottom band of sunny states, winter in America is a serious business. It gets COLD. Like, penguins wouldn’t even live here kind of cold.

Brits in America: How to Set Up Home From Scratch

When I moved a third of the way round the planet, I wished I could bring the cosy London flat I’d just spent the last two years lovingly refurbishing with me. Setting up a comfortable, functioning home—again—is ...