How to Take Advantage of the Historically Low Exchange Rate Between US Dollars and British Pounds

If you’re an American who enjoys travel to the UK, you’ve probably been wondering about some of the latest headlines: “British Pound Plummets to Record Low Against the Dollar” “Pound Hits Record Low After Tax Cut Plans” “Strong Dollar is Good for the US but Bad for the World” “Pound Resumes Slide after BoE and …

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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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The 8 Cities in Scotland

In the United Kingdom, city status is conferred upon places by letters patent or royal charter. It’s kind of a quirky system, where some cities are actually neighborhoods that don’t contain the entire city in the traditional sense (like the City of London or the City of Westminster), while other cities are actually made up …

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Travel Follow-Along: Footloose TV Visits York, England

Editor’s Note: This is another great post from David and Debra Rixon of the Footloose travel video series. Their feature-length travel videos off deep dives into a variety of British and other European destinations, and you can check out descriptions and links to their videos HERE. You can keep up with their latest productions by …

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19 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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