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10 Things Brits Do That Drive Americans Nuts

You might think that you come off all charmingly Alan Rickman or Emma Thompson, but don’t think Americans aren’t incensed by bits of your Britishness.

10 Things Americans Do That Drive Brits Nuts

American people are some of the loveliest you’ll ever meet and make us expats feel all warm, cuddly and very welcome. But just occasionally they do or say something that we Brits find a tad… eccentric.

WATCH: Interview with Chris Sell, British Founder of New York’s Chip Shop

Anglophenia, Mind the Gap’s mother blog, has been zipping around New York City, interviewing British chefs who have achieved culinary stardom in the the most competitive city on the planet.

Eight Ways to Find Employment in America

Considering we’re stuck in a super-size economic black hole, some would say you’re more likely to find pixies at the bottom of your garden than a new job in this lousy market. Make that pixies and unicorns if you’re a foreign ...

How to Throw an Authentic British Street Party Stateside

We Brits have been throwing street parties to congratulate our royal family on marrying, reigning and aging for more than a century. (FYI: that’s why bunting salesmen are the real 1%.

Gallery: 10 British Celebrities Who Are U.S. Citizens

Moving to the U.S.? How to Tie Up Loose Ends at Home

If moving home is stressful, moving countries can be far worse – so it is even more important to plan ahead, before the rush of events and deadlines gets on top of you. There are so many things going on that you must list the ...

12 Essential Websites for British Expats in America

Whether you’re packing for your first trip or planning to make the big move, living in America is going to be a challenge – as well as lots of fun. I still haven’t gotten over the fact that America is big – really, really, big ...

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Emigrate to the U.S.

Moving abroad is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. Before you book your ticket, ask yourself these tough questions.