The Pre-Expat Checklist

I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. Bill Bryson Dear Traveler, It can be overwhelming to consider all of the tasks that...

How do I learn more about visas?

Our homes are not defined by geography or one particular location, but by memories, events, people, and places that span the globe. Marilyn Gardner Dear Traveler, If you have never obtained a visa before, you may be curious about how visas work. A visa is an official...

What are your first steps to obtain a visa?

It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it’s not, it’s a visa, and it runs out fast. Julie Burchill Dear Traveler, A recent conversation with another expat made me consider the visa processes I have experienced. For many expats, this is the...