Like many other Brits looking to make a name in show business, Andy Walmsley first tried his luck in Los Angeles, but today he’s a huge flag-waver for the delights of Las Vegas, a place where there’s a surprisingly large expat ...
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Although it’s not quite as rigid as keeping to the right on the London Underground, and you won’t provoke the same rage if you err, there actually is a loose system when walking around in the U.S.
Want to talk on a cell phone in the U.S. without racking up some serious charges?
It’s one of the oldest conundrums on a budding writer’s lips: “How do I succeed as a freelancer?”
Picture the scene, Brits: you’re at a party, and you start chatting to your friend’s neighbor, who seems like a very nice person. You have lots in common and are getting on like a house on fire.
Perhaps you were known as the Muffin Queen back at your old British job. But when you pry open your Tupperware in your new American office, are your colleagues noticeably unimpressed? Maybe you need to start baking like a native.
St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the biggest parties in the world.
Open your ears and take in America’s distinctive hum, from the honking cars to the whooping at football games. Very soon, you’ll come to like—or at least understand—what you’re hearing.
As a British expat who has lived and worked in the U.S. for over five years, I remain very much in favor of embracing the various wonderful nuances this country has to offer.
When you leave the U.K., the soundscape changes dramatically. These are the noises you’ll be sad to bid farewell.