Your nose is a delicate, easily offended piece of equipment. Move out of the country and your British-born snout will mourn these familiar British scents.
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A pleasant side effect of coming to the U.S. is that you will meet and befriend lots of Americans.
Whatever their winters, many states in the U.S. experience significant heat in the summer.
Even if you set out to befriend only locals, you’ll inevitably find yourself cozying up to other Brits. And when this happens, you’ll have a lot to chat (read: moan) about…
Have you always assumed you’d return to the homeland when the timing was right? Take note: many expats love their new American life so much they decide to stay put. Read on to find out if you’re one of them.
My earliest months as a U.S. expat would have gone more smoothly if I’d spent less time dithering like a scared tourist and more time plowing through these sensible steps as soon as I touched down.
Expats don’t stop worrying about the homeland the moment we board a U.S.-bound plane. We’re anxious for everyone we’ve left behind. And, frankly, much of the stuff that goes on in the U.K. still affects us.
Love Americans as we do, there are some cultural proclivities that will baffle British expats for as long as we live here.
Americans love to entertain so as a Brit living here, you’ll soon find yourself on the invite list. This of course, means that at some point, you’ll be reciprocating.
Here on MTG, we like to zone in on how Brits differ from Americans. But our nations overlap in countless amusing ways. So, next time you’re trying to connect with a local, perhaps mention the following.