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#MindTheChat: Chat Live with ‘Almost Royal’ Stars Ed Gamble, Amy Hoggart

Join us on Twitter (@MindTheGap_BBCA) for a #MindTheChat at a special time, Thursday, July 24 at 2-3 pm ET, when we’ll be welcoming the stars of BBC AMERICA’s breakout original comedy-reality series Almost Royal. British ...

How TV Presenter Liv Boeree Became a Million-Dollar Poker Player

Every year, thousands of Brits move permanently to the U.S., while even more spend some time here as part of their jobs, racking up the air miles while crisscrossing the Atlantic or being temporary residents and still calling the U.

#MindTheChat: Which TV Shows, Movies Are Streaming on Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon?

With more great TV to watch than ever, how do you sift through the myriad options and find the show that’s worth your time? Join @MindTheGap_BBCA and @Anglophenia on Twitter today (Wednesday, July 9) at 2 pm ET for recommendations ...

10 Desserts That Brits Miss When They Leave the U.K.

Every British expat living in the U.S. has a constant yearning for some culinary pleasure they left back home.

How To Survive an American Heatwave, With Kids and Pets

I used to relish the two or three truly hot days that our miserable British climate provides annually. As an expat in the U.S.

Should I Move to the ‘Burbs?: When to Ditch Urban America

Right now, I can walk out of my Brooklyn front door and buy bubble tea in one of 17 refreshingly strange flavors. I can get a pedicure that’ll transform my gnarly trotters into feet that look like they’ve been airbrushed.

10 American Fast Food Chains You’ll Hate Yourself For Loving

The U.S. is home to an estimated 160,000 fast food restaurants stuffing 50,000 customers full of meat, cheer and saturated fat every single day.

British Expat Parenting: The Trial of Having American Kids

Like many Brits in the U.S., I have children who, while being dual citizens and very comfortable in the U.

10 Clothing Hacks to Cool You Down in a Hot American Summer

Come July, America can feel like someone cranked the sauna up to eleven. But you can keep the heat from wrecking your outfit by employing some of these cooling sartorial tips.

How Do You Say ‘Jaguar’?: British vs. American Brand Pronunciations

A recent article about the British pronunciation of Nike (to rhyme with “bike”) elicited howls of surprise and disbelief from my American friends on both sides of the Pond. According to the company itself, it’s NI-key!