Holiday Season

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 ...

How to British Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Although we don’t grow up with Thanksgiving, Brits in the U.S. are often charged with the task of “doing” Thanksgiving dinner anyway.

A Brit’s Guide to the Holiday Season

As we’ve discussed, when Americans talk about the holidays, they’re not talking about plans for next summer. The holiday season in the U.S.