What do you want from Bright Lights of America?

What do you want from Bright Lights of America?

What do you want from an expat blog? More tips on how to get make life easier? A bunch of “how-to” articles to get you set up in  the US? Tips on where to travel on the cheap in your new home country? Now’s your chance to tell me what you want to see...

Street Fairs of America

I’m a sucker for a market, a carnival or a fair and in America they just seem to do them right. I could drone on for ages about why I think that is, or I could write a list of the things that make US fairs so great. Let’s go with the latter, shall we?...
When you put your foot in it…

When you put your foot in it…

This is going to be a short one, but it will detail just another time where I crammed my gigantic foot inside my equally-large mouth. I guess you could put it down to a case of words bypassing the brain and going straight for the gob…or fingers in this case. I...
The 10 Best Things About America

The 10 Best Things About America

Looking back over the titles of these posts I’ve realised that I skew towards the negative. So in a drop-in-the-ocean type attempt to redress the balance, I’ve compiled a list of things I love about California. And therefore, America as a whole I suppose. Strap...