Visa Things

Progress on Aman’s Visa

We are in the process of applying for a CR1 visa for Aman to move to America. This is a conditional residency. The condition being that we were married for less than 2 years when we first applied. Considering our 2 year anniversary is in about 2 months, we will need to apply for an …

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Daily Life

Indian Movies that I Recommend

Aman and I really enjoy sharing our favorite movies with each other. We get to know more about each other and our respective cultures. Movies give us a crash course in pop culture, inside jokes, and memes that would be otherwise hard to explain. After we watched Princess Bride (because of course we did), Aman …

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Daily Life

A Bedtime Story

Aman requested a bedtime story, so I started telling him this one. After awhile, he was nearly asleep and asked how it ended so he wouldn’t miss anything. I said, “Oh, I don’t know yet. I’m making it up as I go along.” He was shook. Now I’m rounding out an ending for him to …

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In The World India

What to Wear to a Punjabi Wedding

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about Punjabis, it’s that they go all out. Whether their singing, dancing, drinking, fighting, or partying, you can expect extravagance, going over the top, taking it to the next level. And if you’ve been invited to attend a Sikh wedding in north India, you better keep up and dress …

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Honeymoon Selfies

Here’s a sneak peek at our honeymoon fun! I’ll be writing some posts in the near future to tell where we were and what we were doing for these pics. For now, enjoy!  

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Daily Life

Sandals for Every Adventure

So I love these shoes. I bought them on Amazon in July before I came to India for the first time, and so far they have helped me move into my new apartment in LA, travel throughout India, and match with my outfits. The Rose Sandals by Keen are super comfortable, and I’ve never had …

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Visa Things

India’s Special Marriage Act

Today was supposed to be the day we would place our final signatures on the long-awaited marriage certificate. But, yet again, we are delayed (this time because someone died, so I shouldn’t be so harsh about it). A bank holiday was declared upon the death of former financial minister Surinder Singh – read more here …

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5 Months Living in India

People always ask how it’s different living in India is from the US, and I always say, “Everything is different.” But at the same time, things aren’t completely unfamiliar – especially when we are all laying around the living room looking at our iPhones while Amazon Prime plays Jurassic Park with Hindi subtitles. I have …

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Visa Things

Tourist Visa to India

How to apply for a tourist e-visa to India The easiest way to take a short trip to India is by applying for an e-visa on the Indian government’s website: Indian Visa Online. It will take about 30 minutes to register, 3-5 business days for approval, and then you’ll be allowed to visit for 60 …

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Wedding Photos

Wedding photos seems like a good place to start as I haven’t posted many to Facebook yet and my target audience is our moms. Photos of me in the red dress are from our Anand Karaj (religious ceremony), and the white dress is the reception dinner. Please enjoy.

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