7 Differences Between American and British Pubs

It’s no coincidence that British soap operas are almost always centered around the local drinking establishment. For the pub is so deeply engrained in Britain’s sense of community, such an intrinsic part of the culture, that for …

5 ‘Health Foods’ Brits Don’t Widely Appreciate

When you think of American snacks, you probably picture edibles that are no friend to your waistline, things like Twinkies, Slim Jims and S’mores. But a minute on the lips doesn’t have to mean a lifetime on the hips, and …

Twitter #MindTheChat: Predicting the Oscar Nominations

Will this be the most British Oscars in recent memory? With The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo and others all in the award season conversation, the Academy …

2014: A British Year-in-Review

Well, what a year for Ameri-Brit relations. Despite a few hiccups in the “special relationship” (see August in the list below), the U.S.

6 Tax Tips for Expat Brits in the U.S.

Do you go cross-eyed at the thought of sifting through your receipts and paystubs every January as one American tax year ends another begins? Alas, there’s (probably) no getting away from it: you need to get your financial house in …

Meditation? There’s an App for That

The dream of less stress, better sleep and more time to concentrate on the important things in life has universal appeal, but mention “meditation” and many people think of a bald monk in orange robes sitting with his eyes closed and …