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5 British Sports Traditions You Won’t Find in the U.S.

Anyone who has spent time in the United States will understand that the country rightly prides itself on its own sports. NFL dominates the sporting landscape, while its predecessor, rugby, enjoys only limited popularity; instead of ...

Brits in America: Which U.S. Sport Is For You?

Small talk in America is a lot like small talk in Britain; it tends to center around sports and weather. So if you’re a sports fan moving to the U.S.

#MindTheChat Q&A with Foodies & Founders of English Pork Pie Company

Who doesn’t love food suggestions? No one we’ve ever met. Food can mend heartache, create bonds, and, well, we need it to survive, so why not talk about it?

Brits in America: 10 Reasons to Always Carry ID

There are many instances in the U.S. where you’ll be asked to produce some form of photo ID.

10 Signature New York City Dishes and Where to Find Them

New York City has long been a melting pot of gastronomic invention and reinvention. What follows is a list of some of the Big Apple’s signature dishes, both classic and modern.

#MindTheChat Q&A with Friendship Expert Cherie Burbach

When we’re no longer confined to classrooms of 20 or more of our peers, one of the most challenging things, in adulthood, is establishing no less maintaining friendships. Whether you’re an expat or just a, er, patriot, ...

‘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.)

#MindTheChat Q&A with NPR TV Critic David Bianculli

As leaves change from green to gold, and sweater weather becomes inevitable, a matter weighs heavy on our minds. Bundled in blankets on the couch with a remote in one hand and a pumpkin-spice latte in the other, what are we supposed to ...

6 Old U.S. TV Shows Brits in America Should Know

Just as Brits refer to TV classics like Blue Peter, Dad’s Army, or Coronation Street, so Americans litter their conversations with names and lines from old TV shows. Although we watched many American TV shows, some classics weren’t ...

British Entrepreneur Brews Up Hard Cider Renaissance in America

Almost every Brit will have a strong opinion about American beers, but what about cider? It perhaps brings to mind lazy, summer days or crazy student nights, but for many years in the U.S.