Sunday, March 17, 2019

Why Do Americans Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Ever since my first (and only) visit to Boston in 2004, I couldn't help but notice just how much Americans love to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Who can blame them? But it got me wondering something:  how did this come about?

Sunday, March 03, 2019

How We Applied for a U.S. Spouse Visa

Welcome to the first episode of Halfway Planet - a new show with Laurence (Brit) and Tarah (American)! In this episode we discuss something that was crucial to ensuring Laurence's permanent residency in the United States: acquiring a US spouse visa. 

Sunday, February 17, 2019

The U.S. Immigration Process (Ask A Brit | Vol. 58)

This is Volume #58 of Ask A Brit, a feature in which I answer your questions on a different theme each episode. This week's topic is the U.S. Immigration Process.

Friday, February 08, 2019

Taking the British Citizenship Test

After taking the U.S. Citizenship test back in December, it only seemed fair to take its British equivalent - particularly as I'm heading home in May. Watch the video below to see how I did and why not play along yourself? Let me know your score in the comments below.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Surprising Quirks of the U.S. Map - Part 2

If you've watched my channel recently, you'll know I love to play around with maps, as evidenced in part 1 of this video (link below). In doing so, I've recently noticed one or two surprising things about the map of the United States. Watch the video to find out more.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Words That Came from Native America

After publishing my definitive list of the twenty greatest American English words, some of my viewers asked if any words had entered English via Native American languages. It turns out there are plenty. Watch the video to find out more.

Monday, January 07, 2019

10 More Things I've Learned About America Since Moving Here

Back in November, I published a video in which I spoke about 10 things I've learned about America since moving here. At the end of that video, I vowed to produce another such list for your viewing pleasure. Here it is!

Friday, January 04, 2019

28 American English Words And Their British Equivalents | Sporcle Quiz

For my latest Sporcle quiz, I attempted to name these 28 British English Words from their American English equivalents. Easy, right? Not entirely. Watch the video to see how I did.