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 New Yorkers Can Learn From Londoners

The card was publicly launched on June 30 2003, transforming the way travellers paid to get around the capital. Around 60 million cards have been issued since then and more than 85% of all rail and bus travel in London is paid for using an Oyster card. (Dominic Lipinski/Press Association via AP Images)

The Big Apple and its residents get a lot of stuff right. But that’s not to say they can’t learn a few thing things from those fog-drenched, bowler hat wearing folk in that other great global city.

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.

10 American Speech Habits That Grate on British Ears

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I’m with the Americans on a lot of things—spellings in particular. Just think of all the valuable seconds you can save ordering doughnuts online when you drop the ‘ugh’ from the middle of the word and spell it donut.

8 British Inside Jokes Americans Will Never Understand

"What are you doing today?" 
"Train-spotting"
"No, really?" 
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We Brits rarely blow our own national trumpet. But if pushed we will admit to having a wicked sense of humor. Foreigners have every right to be perplexed by the stuff we riff on—from gingers to horse meat.

Honours vs. Honors: A Brief Guide to College in America

If  you see this guy on campus when dropping off your son or daughter; then go the other way. (Universal)

While the basic premise of learning stuff is the same, college in America is not like university in Britain.  It would appear the structure, lingo and traditions on U.S.

Traveling DIY Style: Tips for Brits Planning U.S. Holidays

It's a good idea to pack for unexpected weather but when possible, bring carry-on. (Paramount)

It’s the New Year, a time when many of us start thinking about weekend breaks and summer holidays. For Brits in the U.S. there might be a few new things to bear in mind.

8 Pointers For Brits Dating in America

You may find yourself on a day-time date with NO alcohol. (TAOM)

I may not have gone on a first date in over a decade but this much I know: dating in Britain happens at night. There’s alcohol involved.