Emergency Visa – Biometrics Interview

In previous post, my emergency visa request got approved and interviews were scheduled without any glitch. First interview was Biometrics which is for fingerprinting and capturing applicant’s photograph. These interviews are conducted at Visa Application Centers, also knows as VACs. My appointment was scheduled for 12:30 PM on 29th Aug. I knew it would be…

Emergency Visa For U.S. Travel – How It Works ?

Most important document to visit a country, other than passport, is Visa that basically determines traveler’s eligibility to enter in that country. With latest U.S. travel restrictions due to COVID, embassies in India are not processing new visa requests till December 31, 2020. Those without visa are now stuck in India and many families are…

Everything To Know About Seven Falls, Colorado

In continuation to our Colorado series, the day before we visited Garden of the Gods, we covered another famous attraction in Colorado Springs – Seven Falls. Seven Falls sounded promising when we first heard about it and it lived up to our expectations. It’s a privately owned attraction, opened to public since 1880, formed naturally…

10 Activities Of Home Quarantine

This Saturday, I completed my 14 days quarantine, that too with full honesty (even though there was no one to check on me). I have gone through it once before in India when I traveled from Delhi to Pune and have to follow 14 days compulsory home-quarantine . Both experiences were good but slightly different…

Away For 5 months, This Is What Happened

Being away from home for close to 5 months was not that bad actually. I went to India (Native country) in Feb end for 3 weeks, my return was on 21st March but plans don’t always work. Due to COVID-19, Indian government announced public curfew on 22nd March and nationwide lock-down on 24th March which…

Domestic Travel In U.S. During COVID-19

I left previous post Travel to U.S. in COVID-19 till baggage claim at Newark Airport. Just to give context, I traveled from India to US (BOM-EWR) on Aug 8 with Air India, my final destination being Omaha, Nebraska. I had earlier booked domestic flight through Expedia from EWR to OMA with nearly 4.5 hours of…

Travel To U.S. In COVID-19

My loyal readers must be aware that I was working from India, my native country since Feb this year. I went there for some work but got myself locked-down due to COVID. International travel was limited and only through Air India under Vande-Bharat Mission. Recently Indian government eased up travel restrictions and allowed more frequency…

Rainy August

As I hoped, August started on a high note. Since past two days we are receiving heavy rainfall, which cooled down the temperature considerably. It may sound great, but this resulted water logging issues in Mumbai who witnessed second highest rainfall on a day in August in a decade. Residents are advised to remain at…

Great Garden of the Gods

In continuation of our Colorado series, today we will sneak peek into Garden of the Gods. When we first visited Colorado (RMNP) in year 2018, heard about this place and even thought of visiting, but due to limited time couldn’t go. In last year’s trip we finally covered it along with Great Sand Dunes, Black…

Changing Moods

Just like we have different moods based on the conditions around us, nature also changes its moods. Nature is no different from us in any way, we are part of it, cruel and dominant one. Sometimes its dull, sometimes bright, sometimes dark, sometimes cruel and colorful other times. I recently arrived Pune to collect some…