expat life

An American buys a house in England

24 Comments 12 April 2012

It was always going to be a classic culture shock scenario. Cute American girl Alissa marries handsome British guy Paul and because he already has a good job in the UK or because she thinks it will be ‘neat’ to live in England or because of something else they start househunting on this side of […]

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Most Americans Don’t Own Passports

99 Comments 16 November 2010

Urban myth or fact? After years of suspecting this was an urban myth (but knowing deep inside that there was probably a grain of truth in it) I finally decided to Google ‘how many Americans own a passport’. Unfortunately, it is not an urban myth. Most sources suggest around 20-22% of all Americans over 18 […]

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