It is hard to believe that we already approach Autumn and even harder to believe that I almost hit my one year anniversary living in L.A. It feels like a few weeks ago when I moved to California. In fact, it is already 300+ days - just incredible! Doubtless, it has been a bumpy journey so far … Continue reading 300+ days and going……
Time flies – My first 5 months
I can't believe I have already been in the US for 5 months. It is a journey with ups and downs, high expectations followed by low excellence and vise versa. I guess everyone who has ever moved countries experienced similar situations. I don't intend to list up pros and cons about the US as I consider myself as … Continue reading Time flies – My first 5 months
One chapter ends, a new one begins!
The most important news my Green Card Visa application was approved. The finishing process at the US embassy in Switzerland was smooth and efficient. After they checked all my original documents I had to answer a few questions. A ten months long journey has come to an end and I can finish now our move from … Continue reading One chapter ends, a new one begins!
It takes time and even more time
It takes time and even more time In February 2015, Grace and I decided to relocate from Zurich to Los Angeles. When you consider moving to another country you should investigate your visa opportunities early on. My wife is a U.S. citizen, thus, I am eligible to apply for a Green Card. There might be … Continue reading It takes time and even more time
Last days at Toni Areal
Moving out of a flat can be exhausting but luckily we already shipped most of our furnitures in April. Hence, we (my brother and I) only had to clean the flat and move a couple of boxes and some luggages full of cloth. My brother Hanspeter showed his remarkable skills with colors and spraying. You … Continue reading Last days at Toni Areal
T-88 ::: Checklist
Moving aboard can be tricky and you can easily miss important points. Here is a list of points that I came across. Please feel free to send me additional points if I have missed them
Zurich – Rotterdam – Los Angeles
Once you move countries or continents you will face the question shall we move our stuff. We have acquired quite a bit since our last move and lot of things were still almost new. Therefore, we decided to ship most of it to the U.S. Exactly three weeks ago the relocation company reloswiss came and … Continue reading Zurich – Rotterdam – Los Angeles
Now it is official! By the beginning of September 15 I move to L.A. Off to a new adventure as Bilbo Baggins once said. It will be an awesome experience with lots of up and downs. I try to write some short stories around my journey for those who like to follow this blog.