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15 Southern American Sayings That Will Amuse Brits

Such is the Southerner’s love of a good ol’ metaphor that it’s sometimes quite hard to grasp the meanings of the region's often hilarious sayings.

#MindTheChat Q&A with Halloween Expert Emma Rae Curtis

In case you were wondering if Halloween experts exist, they most certainly do. We were lucky enough to correspond with All Hallow’s Eve guru Emma Rae Curtis Wednesday (October 29) for a @MindtheGap_BBCA #MindTheChat Twitter ...

13 Hacks for the Perfect American Halloween

Want to go all-out this year and show your U.S. friends that British expats know how to have spooky fun?

#MindTheChat Q&A with Red Carpet Host Edith Bowman

Scottish radio and TV broadcaster Edith Bowman is no stranger to fame. She covered Live 8 for BBC Scotland in 2005, won charity music competition Comic Relief Does Fame Academy the same year, covered BBC’s Live Earth in 2007, and ...

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, ...