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10 British Sounds You’ll Miss When You Leave the UK

(Wikipedia)

When you leave the U.K., the soundscape changes dramatically. These are the noises you’ll be sad to bid farewell.

A Brit Weighs in on America’s ‘Open Kitchen’ Debate

(Home-Designing)

When looking at housing options in the U.S., Brits will notice a distinct lack of doors and walls.

The Toscars: Brits in LA Skewer Hollywood’s Biggest Night

(Brits in LA)

The red carpet is ready, the paparazzi are prepping their lenses, the stunning dresses are being chosen, and the golden awards are ready to be handed out to the lucky winners. Yes, it’s time again for the Toscars ceremony.

Themed Vacations: Ideas for Brits in America

Modern family heads to a dude ranch in Jackson, WY. (ABC)

As I’ve mentioned before, this country is vast. When thinking of vacations, the plethora of choice sometimes leaves me paralyzed with indecision. Should we go hot, cold, beach, desert or big city?

5 Things You Don’t Expect When You Repatriate to the U.K.

(CultureMap)

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.

5 British Men Behind Los Angeles’ Best-Known Locations

(Wikipedia)

Like many other American states, we assume that California—and especially it’s larger cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco—are a melting pot of people from around the world. Many of the early immigrants were from the British ...

Brits in America: 5 Small Signs You’re Going Native

(CD)

Most expats probably don’t realize if and when they “go native.” As a Brit in the U.S.

Why Americans Don’t Understand the Roundabout

(MWT)

In 2013 the British Roundabout Appreciation Society (yes, there is one and don’t laugh) awarded Columbus Circle, in New York City, Best Roundabout in the World.

Throwing a Perfect Wedding: How to Combine British and American Traditions

Whether British or American, it's all about the bride. (Gold Circle Films)

I have spent a lot of time attending weddings on both sides of the pond. A lot – as in, I have attended over 30 weddings in the past five years – including five American/British combos.

5 Reasons for a Brit to Marry an American

(Working Title Films)

Marriage is one of the leading reasons Brits relocate to the United States, and there are a number of reasons as to why. For now, let’s take it as read that love and companionship are reasons that need no introduction.