Where to get your U.S. Visa

Where to get a visa for the U.S. - Which country is best?

A question that gets asked constantly on web forums, on Facebook groups, and in expat communities…


One Year Anniversary

What's the 2018 plan for America Josh?

So it's been almost one whole year since I launched America Josh. Whoa. What started as a hobby to…


Dinner With New Friends America Josh

Dinner with New Friends

Since moving to NYC and starting this website to try and help Aussies (and other expats) new to…


Can I use travel insurance instead of health insurance?

Can I use travel insurance instead of health insurance in 2021?

A question that I get asked frequently because when people arrive into the US, they see just how…


How to do determine residency as an expat

How to do determine residency as an expat in 2021

Residency is a confusing term because it's used by so many different parties in so many different…


Im back from Australia

I'm back!

After a cheeky fortnight (two weeks for those of you playing at home) away in Australia, I'm back…


Why (and how) you should update your emergency contacts as an expat abroad

Did you know that your iPhone has a special feature called "Emergency SOS"? If you push the…


100 articles

My 100th Article!

Woo! We made it to 100 articles! Thank you so much for the support, assistance, and help that…


How to network in New York City

How to Network in New York City 101 in 2021

One tip that I give a lot of people planning to move to New York is that you need to network.…


Pay your taxes IRS tax season 2018

Doing your tax as an expat in America in 2018

It's almost tax time. In fact, the tax "season" officially opened two days ago which means that:…


Code Blue Weather Emergency

Code Blue Weather Emergency

The Department of Homeless Services has policies called “Code Blue” for winter nights when at least…


How to prepare for your first American Winter

Preparing for your first American Winter in 2021

So it's getting a bit cold outside and you've come from a country that doesn't get quite as cold?…