The 31-year-old has signed for the Premier League outfit on a short-term deal from MLS giants Los Angeles Galaxy.
He made his debut in the 1-1 draw with Everton on Saturday, but was keen to reiterate that he has no plans to make a quick return to England, having left Tottenham last year.
"Come back permanently? No. I am quite happy in the MLS," he told the Sunday Mirror.
"I have really enjoyed the three months I have had there so far. It is a great lifestyle out there for the family.
"It's nice to have the opportunity to come back for a couple of months, but when that ends I am looking forward to getting back with the Galaxy.
"I was having the time off that I wanted, but then I got some phone calls and when one of them was from Villa it was a club I felt immediately I would be comfortable with, because of the people I already know there."