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One of the major benefits of British life and differences between British and American television is the opportunity to be exposed to a rich history of entertainment, culture, and the arts. American fans of British TV will know that this is the home of Shakespeare, the Beatles, and every romantic…
Is There a KMart in The UK
Oooh, Kmart. While it has a reputation of being a bit…run down, it’s still an American institution and an important part of any sketchy strip mall. To be honest, I’m not quite sure why you’re wondering if there is a Kmart in the UK or London because I don’t know…
Is There a JC Penney in The UK
I have very fond memories of shopping at JCPenney my entire life – my grandma worked there and it was always the store of choice for us when back-to-school shopping. You may have similar memories if you’re wondering, “is there a JCPenney in the UK?” or maybe you or your…
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If there is one thing that can bring the English together in a rare display of patriotism and then quickly tear them apart into barbaric factions, it’s football. Football players are basically national heroes (unlike in America where we pretty much just know David Beckham and that’s likely because he…
Ore Ida Tater tots
This past week, I’ve been looking for the most authentic Ore-Ida tater tots copycat recipe to toy around with, because let me tell you – when you move to a country where there’s no Target, no Walmart, no Publix and no Little Debbie, it can be a real struggle to…
Is There a Marshalls in The UK
Oh hey there bargain shoppers. Whether you just like clothes at a discount or you have a special affinity for Marshalls, you’re probably wondering, “Is there a Marshalls in London?” or “Is there a Marshalls in the UK?” I, too, love Marshalls and have found lots of clothes and shoes…
Is There a Nordstrom in The UK
From clothing to shoes to jewelry to home furnishings, Nordstrom is a super popular department store in America. If you’re considering visiting the UK or living here permanently, you may be wondering, “Is there a Nordstrom in the UK?” or “Is there a Nordstrom in London?” or “Is there a…
Is There a Lowes in The UK
Attention home improvement gurus! You probably found this post by searching “Is there a Lowe’s in the UK?” or “Is there a Lowe’s in London?”. And by Lowe’s I mean the store with hammers and nails. There are other stores called Lowe’s around the world, but this is about the…
Is There a Bed Bath and Beyond in The UK
Hello, college students trying to outfit their dorm rooms or other Bed Bath and Beyond lovers! You’re here because you’re thinking to yourself… “Is there a Bed Bath and Beyond in the UK?” or “Is there a Bed Bath and Beyond in London?” Hey, sidenote! If you’re traveling to the…
Taco Bell in the UK
Okay, so before we get into an argument over whether Taco Bell is real Mexican food, I just want to say that I am firmly in the “passable Mexican food” camp ESPECIALLY when it comes to finding Mexican food in England. Whichever camp you fall in, you probably found this…
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