2 Day Road Trip From Omaha To New Jersey

I just love road trips and especially these days, they are most convenient. After our last Colorado road trip, we got some confidence to travel. I met my elder sister, who lives in NJ, in February this year and since then waiting for conditions to improve. In a normal year, we could have met 3…

Emergency Request – Visa Interview

My visa Interview was scheduled for Sep 4 at 8:30 AM. This time too, just like my Biometrics interview, I had pre-booked a taxi, which came on time and we left for US Embassy (Mumbai) at 6:00 AM. Traffic was very light, so we reached embassy at around 8:15 AM (my residence is very far…

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…

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…