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What do I need to know to be an effective and prepared expat American in Belgium?

What are the quirks to living in Europe that will surprise me as an American and what do I need to know to be an effective and prepared expat American in Belgium? [more inside]
posted by Blasdelb on Apr 23, 2012 - 50 answers

I'm an American woman going to Europe (Berlin) for the first time. Can you help me dress like a European and/or not stick out like a sore thumb while I'm there?

I'm an American woman going to Europe (Berlin) for the first time. Can you help me dress like a European and/or not stick out like a sore thumb while I'm there? [more inside]
posted by colfax on Jun 8, 2010 - 30 answers

And I'll try to remember to say "mobile phone" instead of "cellphone" while I'm over there

Group of American tourists going to Europe. We need a mobile phone solution to stay in touch with each other. [more inside]
posted by Dec One on Apr 9, 2008 - 17 answers

Sleepy European wants to stay awake in Super Bowl

How can I stay awake during the Super Bowl tonight, whilst watching in Europe (game kicks off just before midnight our time) [more inside]
posted by pettins on Feb 4, 2007 - 18 answers

Dual-Citizenship Planning for Future Children

My fiancee (soon to be wife) and I are planning on getting pregnant in 2006. Because we are smart people we have discussed the possibility of having the child born in a foreign country (we are both American) which would give him or her the advantage of dual-citizenship. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 13, 2005 - 45 answers

US Cordless Phone in Europe

PhoneFilter: I am thinking of buying a US-sold cordless phone and bringing it back to Europe. Other than voltage and frequency (which I've checked) is there any other reason why an American phone wouldn't work or work less in Europe (different ring-tone signals or Caller ID standards perhaps)?
posted by costas on Feb 1, 2005 - 8 answers

Frequent Flier Miles

I finally have enough miles for a free off-peak RT to Europe (on American). Has anyone ever used theirs? Any tips or tricks to getting flights?
posted by amberglow on Mar 21, 2004 - 5 answers

Are there any foreign-product swaps like a CD swap?

There are a lot of American products you can't get in Europe and vice-versa. Does anyone know of any private, Internet-based mail-swap scheme, similar to CD swaps? [More inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Mar 16, 2004 - 39 answers

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