American Expats

Oh The British, Heatwave

Elfa Wilmot | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents
Elfa Wilmot

Growing up in Northern California, I was used to plenty of sunshine. But people are not so lucky in the UK. And when the weather gets hot, they go a little crazy. And by 'a bit crazy', I mean CRAY-ZEE. And Brits keep talking about the sun having its hat on, whatever that means.

Twelve Ways Becoming an Expat is Like Becoming a Parent

Megan Ainsworth | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Parents
Megan Ainsworth

I've been living in London as an American expat for just over four months now, and my experiences so far remind me of what it was like becoming a parent for the first time...

Presidential Elections, American Expats and Taxes

Ijeoma E. Okoli | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Politics
Ijeoma E. Okoli

During the 2008 election season, American expats around the world were all fired up and turned out in record numbers to vote during the November elections. But what did we get in return? We got FACTA. We got treated like tax dodging criminals by the IRS.