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How to Get British Products Forwarded to the US or Canada (When They Don’t Ship There)

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Whether you’re an ex-pat missing things from home, a frequent visitor who’s fallen in love with British products, or just a devoted Anglophile who wants to buy something from a British business, international shipping can be a headache. Though many shops DO ship to the US or Canada, there are many that don’t. Even when …

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Unbelievably Festive Photos of Bath, England’s Christmas Market

It’s been a strange year, and all over the world, Christmas markets have been cancelled. While most of us know it’s the right thing to do to help more people survive and prevent hospitals from becoming overloaded, it’s certainly not the fun choice. Instead of moping around, though, we thought we’d take a look at …

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17 Fun & Quirky British Christmas Traditions Worth Exporting

Given the fact that so many Americans have British roots, you wouldn’t expect the Christmas traditions of the two countries to be THAT different…but they are. While some American families have kept their old British traditions alive and a handful of Anglophiles have adopted them, there’s quite a lot that will seem downright strange to …

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What’s a Full English Breakfast – and Where Did the Tradition Come From?

If you’ve ever been to England, you may have noticed something unusual on the menu: the “Full English Breakfast”. If it’s your first time in England, you may not be familiar with the term.  Does it refer to a multi-course breakfast? A breakfast that consists of every single British breakfast food? Not really. So what …

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What is Salad Cream – & What Do You Do With It?

The Brits around here may be a bit mystified by this post, but bear with us because it’s a topic that comes up from time to time in emails and our Facebook groups. If you’ve travelled in the UK or watched a lot of British television, you may have encountered a mysterious substance called “salad …

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What is HP Sauce? A Guide to Brown Sauce + HP Sauce Trivia

Nearly every Anglophile will eventually encounter HP Sauce. Whether you’ve travelled to England and spotted it on a restaurant table, heard it mentioned in a television show, or noticed it in the British goods section of a local shop, it’s all over the place. Gilbert O’Sullivan even sings about it in the song “As Long …

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The Best British-Themed Face Masks for Anglophiles & British TV Fans

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Now that many areas are enforcing mask wearing in public, we thought it would be a good time to take a look at fun and stylish options for people for Anglophiles and others who appreciate British culture and design. We’ve searched high and low, and our favourite British masks are below. Please keep in mind …

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23 of the Best 3D Virtual Tours of British Museums, Castles, Churches, & Stately Homes

It’s a great time to be alive! In the past, those who couldn’t travel were forced to content themselves with nothing more than books and the occasional (but relatively rare) glimpse of places on television. Today, we have an almost incomprehensible amount of information at our fingertips, including a surprising number of immersive 3D tours. …

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