Jillian from East Williamsburg

Jillian from East Williamsburg

I thought it might be a little interesting to do a compare and contrast in my Neighborhood…


The 5 things to remember when tipping in New York

The 5 things to remember when tipping in New York

Tipping is a difficult concept if you've come from a country that doesn't have it, I know. You can…


My Top 5 Tips for Long Flights

My Top 5 Tips for Long Flights

I just finished the four long flights (4 x 13 hours) that it takes to get to Australia and back,…


Google Trips

How to manage all your upcoming vacations and travel: Google Trips

When you fly internationally or regularly, if you're anything like me, you'll find yourself…


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…


How to watch the US Open for free (and the top tips for going)

How to watch the US Open for free (and the top tips for going)

This was awesomely submitted by my friend, Edward S. What a hero, thanks, Edward! The 138th edition…


The 3 best bagels in Manhattan, New York City (and how to order a bagel properly)

The 3 best bagels in Manhattan, New York City (and how to order a bagel properly)

This is either going to win me a lot of friends or make me a lot of enemies, because New Yorkers…


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 you need to network.…


Nine tips for your resume in America as an expat

Nine tips for your resume in America as an expat

Applying for jobs in the US is notoriously difficult and competitive, so you want to make sure that…