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Two Brits Debate: Are Americans Sarcasm-Literate?

Two Brits-in-America discuss Americans and their use of sarcasm (or lack thereof).

Toni Hargis: I’d say many Brits have experienced Number 9 on the British People Problems list: “I phoned Netflix customer support, which is U.S.

How to Enjoy the Super Bowl When You Know Nothing About Football

I need to confess something: up until a few years ago, I thought it was called the “Super Ball” and had something to do with that other popular American sport — the one with the leather gloves and players who wear pajamas. ...

12 Places to Call in a Stateside Emergency

When a crisis strikes on American soil, who are you going to call? Keep these emergency numbers and links to hand and help will never be far away.

10 American Foods Brits Will Learn to Love

If you’re planning on a food-induced early death then you’ve relocated to the right country. With so many irresistible edibles on offer, you may need to request two plane seats on your next flight home.

The U.S. School System: Welcome to the Dark Side

If you’re new to the American school system, you’ll quickly discover that it’s not only the syllabus that is completely different from the British system. Many schools here “encourage” parental involvement in the form of ...

How to Get a U.S. Green Card: 10 Things to Know

When most Brits first visit the U.S., they are content to sign the visa waiver form handed out on the airplane.

Where to Live in America: 10 Things for Brits to Consider

Possibly the biggest single decision an expat has to make is where to live. Even once you have picked your country – and that is often chosen for you by family, work or other circumstances outside your control – the real ...

10 Things That Are Pricier in the U.S. Than in Britain

Anyone who tells you that the cost of living in the U.S. is much lower than back home is sadly mistaken. If you’re coming to America, prepare to feel the pinch.

10 Ways To Find Other British Expats Near You

So you’ve arrived in the U.S. and are trying to get to grips with everything.

10 Practical Items Every UK Expat Needs in America

Want to make the transition from U.K. resident to U.S. dweller a little easier? Buy everything on our handy list.