If you’re crossing the pond and moving state side then before you go, get some research done and check out these top blogs about moving to the USA.
The Move to America
Having moved from Cornwall to the Midwest in America, Molly’s blog is full of tips about the actual move to America such as working out visas and what she has been up to whilst she is out there. There is a whole section on expat’s lifestyle as well as her adventures about travelling and plenty of recipes.
Comic Relief co-founder Richard Curtis’ wife and broadcaster Emma Freud writes an interesting account of a year of life in New York. Emma and her family, including two young children, have swapped West London for West Village, Manhattan. Check out Emma’s articles for an insight into an English woman’s experience of living abroad. A new update is posted every Tuesday.
Live Work Travel USA
The blog’s author Dan moved to the US in 2005 and since then has been chronicling his adventures of expat life in America. You can also read specific articles tailored to if you are a ‘new expat’ or an ‘exploring expat’. There are also some useful e-books, which can be downloaded such as ‘Expat Cuisine’ and a ‘USA Tipping Guide’.
Mum Turned Mom
Sara has left behind her job in Scotland and has relocated with her family to America where she is now a stay at home Mom. Her blog has lots of sections but it’s the expat section that you should read, it covers all her experiences from driving tests (and learning to drive on the other side) to how to cope with homesickness.
If you’re moving to New York then Love Taza, the blog written by New Yorker Naomi, should be on your list of blogs to read. The blog is about her family but her New York guides will show you all the top places to go, so you can feel more like a local and less like a tourist.