During my student exchange to the US of A, there were many instances where I found myself explaining what I meant by a certain word. As I’ve said in other … Continue reading 10 Things Americans Say Differently
In part one I discussed how, in American households, there is a much greater tendency to arrange a meal into bowls and trays, and have the family serve themselves. This of … Continue reading American Home Cooking Part 2
I’ve written about my favorite restaurants in Houston and how they made my time there special, but what really made my summer this year were the meals my roommates and I … Continue reading American Home Cooking Part 1
Today’s post is all about Roommates. This is one of the biggest and most important differences in collegiate life between the USA and the U.K. In the USA you are … Continue reading Studying in the USA vs Studying in the UK Episode 2: Roommates
In my Making Friends in the USA post, I wrote about my state of mind when approaching social situations on campus. I was haunted by some bad experiences in the UK. … Continue reading Lessons in Being American Part 1
Given that it is July 4th, I thought I’d do something a little different. It’s my fourth straight celebration of American Independence, so at this point the barbs directed my … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About the USA
Today marks the first culinary blog post for TumbleweedWrites! One of my favorite aspects of American cuisine is Barbeque. I can’t get enough of the stuff. My best experience of … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Sliders & Jarritos Ice Cream Milkshakes!
Well I finally made it back to Houston. It’s my fifth stay in the United States and the fourth year in a row I have roomed with my friends for … Continue reading The Time I Got Bon-Dangled by Border Patrol