5 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Moving Abroad

When you are planning to move  abroad, you often get so focused on the paperwork and immigration/visa details that you may forget to give yourself time to mentally prepare for the fact that you are going to be leaving behind all that is familiar, including family and friends. Here are 5 top tips to help! … Continue reading 5 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Moving Abroad

U.S. Food Review: Lucky Charms

A big part of getting used to the culture, and everyday life of the USA is very much linked to new food experiences. The latest taste test / food review is for Lucky Charms, which is a famous brand of breakfast cereal. It is well-known as an iconic American food because of the marshmallow 'charms'. … Continue reading U.S. Food Review: Lucky Charms

British Connection – Sweets From Back Home

Currently as a U.S. living Brit, I sometimes need something from home to help me feel connected to the UK, and receiving a package full of tasty sweets treats, like the box I got from Sweets From Back Home, an online monthly subscription service that sends British sweets (candy) to your door, did just that! … Continue reading British Connection – Sweets From Back Home

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

When you want something delicious and easy for breakfast (or dessert), then look no further than these delicately flavoured and delightful Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. They are light, fluffy, and wonderfully lemony (without being overpowering) ... perfectly accompanied by maple syrup and macerated strawberries to start the day (or dust with icing sugar for a dessert). … Continue reading Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Buy American, Hire American – Trump’s Work Visa Executive Order

President Trump is signing a ‘Buy American, Hire American’ order that seeks to change certain aspects of the H-1B skilled worker visa. Much has been made of H-1B visa abuses supplanting American workers and wages, so what exactly do these proposed changes actually mean for those currently on, or trying to get an H-1B visa? … Continue reading Buy American, Hire American – Trump’s Work Visa Executive Order

Very Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Jam Buttercream

This recipe is not only easy to follow, and relitively quick and simple to make, it produces deliciously gourmet soft cupcakes. The sweetness of the strawberry flavoured buttercream frosting pairs really well with the vanilla  - making it an ideal teatime treat, or food based gift idea to give, or share, with friends and family. … Continue reading Very Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Jam Buttercream

Key Facts About H-1B Visas

H-1B visas are used by U.S. employers to temporarily bring in skilled foreign workers who match precise requirements for specific, or speciality occupations. There can be a lot of mis-information about who qualifies and exactly how it works, so here at The Move to America, is a brief break down of some important key facts. … Continue reading Key Facts About H-1B Visas