Expat

Is There a Waffle House in The UK
If you’re a Waffle House fan, you’ll know that there’s more to this side of the highway diner than just waffles, but waffles are a very important reason to travel to Waffle House. Whether you’re new to the UK as an expat or just coming over for a visit, your…
Is There a Red Lobster in The UK
With its homequarters in my hometown of Orlando, Red Lobster has become a popular household name when friends and family want a quite bite to eat. I’m not a huge seafood fan myself, but if you’re wondering if there’s a Red Lobster in the UK or a Red Lobster in…
Is There an IHOP in The UK
IHOP, more affectionately known as the International House of Pancakes (oh wait, that’s just it’s long name) is a diner focusing on breakfast food that has been a well-loved American classic for decades. If you’re wondering, “Is there an IHOP in London?” or “Is there an IHOP in the UK?”,…
Is There a Chilis in The Uk
Oh, Chili’s. The quintessential American restaurant that was made possibly even more famous thanks to the episode of The Office when they hosted the Dundies there and Pam “felt God in this Chili’s tonight.” We have a Chili’s in my hometown, which serves many purposes, including being the place you…
Is There a Goodwill in The UK
Hey, thrifter! Have you come looking to see whether there’s a Goodwill in the UK or London? This iconic American thrift store has been known for its bargain finds, as well as being a good place to donate old clothes, books, and housewares to. In fact, when I was in…
Is There a Popeyes in the UK
I think those of us looking for a Popeyes in the UK or London can all agree that there is nothing like Popeyes fried chicken and biscuits. It’s the taste of America in one fast food meal, and I completely understand why you’re hunting down some Popeyes in the UK.…
Is There an Old Navy in The Uk
Whether you grew up wearing Old Navy jeans or still long for that industrial shopping experience, you likely found this page by searching, “Is there an Old Navy in the UK?” or “Is there an Old Navy in London?” Hey, sidenote! If you’re traveling to the UK, whether for a…
Are There Dollar Stores in The UK
One of the questions I’m asked basically all of the time by people visiting London or the UK is, “Are there Dollar Stores in the UK or London?” Whether you’re wondering if there’s a Dollar Tree in the UK or questioning whether there’s a Family Dollar in London, Americans seem…
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Over the years (and on this blog), I’ve done more than my fair share of (lovingly) poking fun of the UK as I try to navigate life here after moving from America to the UK. However, I’m an equal opportunist, and there are some weird things about America that also seem bizarre…
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One of the hardest part about being an expat is finding friends in your new country. It can make or break your experience, and it’s not always easy to throw yourself into the local culture and be the life of the party in a country you’re not familiar with. So…
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