November 2012

Differences Between America and the UK, Part I

So as with moving to any country, there are going to be differences from what one is used to in the original country. Language/accent, geography, and climate/weather are going to be the most obvious. (No one’s commented on my accent yet, but this …


The World’s Local Bank

I’ve gotten a bank account now, at HSBC. It was fortunate that I went there, as being an existing customer allowed me to open the account with less proof than I’d have otherwise needed.Less proof consisted of my passport and tenancy agreement, ins…