Trigger warning. Literally. In this episode I discuss 2 types of crimes that come up a lot in conversation when thinking about the USA and the UK. This is completely my opinion and me TRYING to get my head around thoughts of people that just shrug off mass murders because it's now become an everyday occurrence. Guess what, we have mental health problems in the UK too and how many mass murders due to a certain weapon have we had lately? I'll give you a clue. Zero.
Christmas can sometimes be a bit of a tough time of year of expats what with being away from family and friends. In this episode I share some of my British Christmas traditions, what Christmas is like as an expat in America and how I bring some of my old traditions to the USA.
Lets address the elephant in the room and talk about homesickness, something that I feel like many of us expats have to suffer in silence. Regardless of whether you've been living as a permanent expat for a few years or 20 years, we all experience it as some point.
What it's like suddenly having to celebrate certain 'holidays' that you've never had to celebrate before!
In theory both countries speak English but my goodness is there a language barrier!! Being an expat my mind is constantly working in 2 different countries. Here are some of the language differences (and a few other differences!) between the UK and USA!
As an expat I do a lot of international travel, who am I kidding, before I was an expat I did a lot of international travel too! In this episode I share some of my favourite destinations around the world and travel tips and hacks, especially for when it comes to flying long haul!