American holidays

5 British Christmas Words and Phrases Not Widely Used in the U.S.

As if getting to grips with a multitude of new Christmas customs wasn’t already a challenge for Brits in America, the language of Christmas is equally complex. Indeed, when I first moved to the United States in the winter of 2008, I ...

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?

10 All-American Christmas Gifts to Send to British Friends Back Home

Now that you live in the U.S., your nearest and dearest will want to sample the spoils of your fancy U.S. life.

Christmas Traditions: Britain vs. America

As with many cultural differences between the U.K. and the United States, you’d be forgiven for believing that Christmas is the same on either side of the Pond.

How to Appreciate an All-American Halloween

Halloween in the U.K. is a scary affair, and not because of all the ghosts, witches and ghouls.

10 Ways for Brits to Integrate Into America More Quickly

Get down with the lingo, befriend some locals and read a paper: these are just some of the tricks that will help ease your U.S. assimilation.