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How British Photographer Dawn Bowery Realized Her Own California Dream

Dawn Bowery (Photo: Aubrey Keating)

February is the month of roses and chocolate, but for photographer Dawn Bowery, it sees the deadline for her particular passion— a photography book California Dreaming: Real Life Stories of Brits in LA, which is still racing against ...

10 Brooklyn Things Every Expat Must Do

The Brooklyn Bridge provides a convenient way to get to Brooklyn from Manhattan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Gone are the days when “NYC” was code for “Manhattan”. New Yorkers—including a vast number of Brits—are shifting south and a little bit east towards the city’s second borough: Brooklyn.

One Year On: A British Mum’s Update on Raising an American Baby

Ruth and her soon to be one-year-old daughter Dalia enjoy a cuddle in the park.

“So, what kind of accent do you think she’ll have?” This is a favorite question of curious onlookers to expat parents. I get asked it at least once a week.

5 Financial Reasons a Brit Should Move to the U.S.

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Depending on which region of the U.S. you’re relocating to, there are a variety of financial benefits for doing so. Here are five to get you started.

5 Very American Ways for Brits to See the U.S.

FOX's Modern Family hits the road in an RV. (FOX)

There is so much to do and see in the U.S. that you can be here a lifetime and barely scratch the surface.

10 Pubs in California You Should Visit

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One of the things that many Brits miss when they arrive in the U.S. is the pub.

5 Strange Things That Happen to Brits in America

Don't be surprised if someone starts singing to you in a cockney accent. (Disney)

You know you’re going to stand out a little as a Brit in the U.S., what with the funny accent and the strange culinary tastes, but sometimes it’s difficult to anticipate what else might happen….

5 Ways Americans Celebrate That British People Find Awkward

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With Super Bowl XLVIII coming up, it’s a good time for some pointers about how Americans celebrate with friends (and strangers) at sports events—and at almost any other occasion when something good or positive has happened.

Moving to the U.S.: 5 Things They Don’t Tell You About the Visa Process

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As Ruth Margolis previously pointed out in her article on the matter, there are numerous reasons a Brit might choose to migrate from one side of the Pond to the other. But whether it is to marry that special American or to simply seize ...

10 Things Londoners Can Learn From New Yorkers

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These rival cities are immeasurably fabulous. But they could both stand to make some changes, based on how the other operates. Here’s what London can do to make itself more like NYC—in a good way.