Holiday Drinks with New Friends

Holiday Drinks with New Friends

I’m throwing a party! It’s the holidays, so I want to celebrate with you and have a drink in the East Village (if that’s what you’d like) with lots of new friends. Whether … Read More

Real Italian Cooking With The 'Nonnas' Who Know It Best Enoteca Maria

It’s time for Dinner with New Friends and Nonnas!

Dinner with New Friends has been a LOT of fun so far. We’ve had 14 dinners with 14 people all having dinner and making new friends and connections each and every week at different restaurants in the city. I’ve worked … Read More

Why you’re not allowed to share your contact details at Dinner with New Friends

Why you’re not allowed to share your contact details at Dinner with New Friends

If you haven’t heard of it, Dinner with New Friends is my own little way of making New York … Read More

Fresh to New York Happy Hour & Networking Event

Fresh to New York: Happy Hour & Networking Event

Here’s something exciting and new, just for you! An … Read More

Order: A minimalist watch inspired by New York City

Order: A minimalist watch inspired by New York City (IT HAS NO HANDS!?)

Sure. A watch with no hands. BUT HOW!? Hamish is a good friend with an awesome company, order, doing beautiful work like this watch. They’ve already made their goal, so the watches are going to be headed into production. I … Read More

Sagaponack

The Best Things To Do in NYC this Week (May 9, 2018)

Seafood? Wine not! Restaurant of the week I don’t always go out for lunch so when I do, I love going somewhere nice. Sagaponack (Flatiron) … Read More

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 distract myself as I went through the trials of moving to a new country has now turned into a fully fledged … Read More

Cask Wine Bar Murray Hill

The Best Things To Do in NYC this Week (May 2, 2018)

So many options, so little time. Restaurant of the week Let’s be honest, you’re all eating from home most of the time anyway so what … Read More

Dinner #1 Reviews

Dinner with New Friends #2

After such a successful Dinner #1, of COURSE there’s a Dinner #2! Dinner #2 will be in the East Village at a great value Italian restaurant, and will be an exciting chance to make some new friends over pasta. Dinner … Read More

Dinner with New Friends

Dinner with New Friends #1

THE FIRST DINNER WITH NEW FRIENDS WENT SO WELL! I couldn’t be happier with how amazing the people who attended were and how incredibly fun it was to sit and have dinner with 9 new friends. “I went to the … Read More

Dinner with New Friends

Dinner with New Friends

Since moving to NYC and starting this website to try and help Aussies (and other expats) new to NYC, I’ve met some really awesome people one-on-one. Some of the people I’ve met have had specific questions they … Read More

How to meet people you already know in NYC

How to meet people you already know as an expat when you move overseas

After my post last week about how to network in New York City with strangers at events, I received some interesting feedback: Ah, the old myth that networking consists … Read More

How to network in New York City

How to Network in New York City 101

One tip that I give a lot of people planning to move to New York is that … Read More

Thanksgiving 101

Your First Thanksgiving

Update (11/27): Here’s my First Thanksgiving Debrief So you’ve moved or are planning to move to the US and you keep hearing about “Thanksgiving”. Well. Here’s everything you need to know (from me, the guy who hasn’t been to one … Read More