Moving from India to US – part 3 – getting settled

Moving

  So, hopefully by now you have made it to USA successfully, have checked in at a hotel or at a temporary place of residence like a friend’s / relative’s home. You made it through the first two steps! That’s awesome, don’t you think? :-)   Ok, here’s the last post in this series (at least for now) and this one should help you get settled at least in the beginning. You can find the previous ones here and here.   Of course, if you are anything like us, you’ll never really get “settled”, you’ll keep improving, decorating, creating etc, but at least …

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Moving from India to US – part 2 – the travel

Hopefully you are doing well on your preparations for the travel. Feel free to ask any questions if you want to. I will try to help as best as I can :-)  (Image source: https://openclipart.org) Ok, so when you are about a couple days away from travelling, here’s what you can do to have a smooth travel experience. 1. Paperwork, paperwork, paperwork: Double check that you have all the documents and paperwork you need.  Here’s a quick checklist of things.  I like to print my India address and my US address (if it’s a hotel I will be checking in to, the hotel …

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Moving from India to US – part I – the preparation

India to USA

  Before we begin, here’s a disclaimer: this is NOT a post to help you get a visa or a job in USA. This post will help with the things that come after. After you’ve finalized your move to the US. Me and my family (dear husband and two little princesses, then aged 5 and 2) moved to USA in late 2012. For the first couple years, we lived in beautiful Tennessee. In the middle of 2014 we moved up north to Washington state. All along this time, we learnt a lot of things about moving from India to US (and also …

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