Sc has written 70 posts for Foreigner's life

Freelancer Market in Portuguese

A new, very exiting website was launched recently. It is a new Freelance Market called Flexitwork. You can visit this website at This market is exclusively in Portuguese. They are dedicated to providing you with the best place to find the best freelance talent. Founded in 2022 in the United States by Daniel Dias, … Continue reading

Move to USA – Renewing the Visa

I have an L1A Visa and it is valid for 7 years (3+2+2). 3 years have passed and it is time for me and my wife, that has an L2 Visa, to renew it. Many things went wrong with the renewal. The immigration lawyer firm that handled my case did a lot of mistakes but … Continue reading

Move to USA – Settling in

  Hi, I am here to talk to you about what you need to do after you arrive to the US to settle in. The housing, Social security, Taxes, driving licence, authorization for your wife to work, opening a bank account and your first cell phone. When i started a new position in the US, … Continue reading

Move to USA – Travelling arrangements

Well, time to pack and prepare the trip “over the lake” like i heard so many times in the UK. So what do i had to prepare and take? I will talk this in sections: 1 – Clothes and stuff – All my clothes were packed and shipped by AMJ Campbell International, this group subcontracts … Continue reading

Move to USA – Getting the Visa

Well, i am going to start writing my experience in how i got here in the USA. First of all i tried to enter US  for many years and get a Visa. The first advise i wish to give is never give up. If that is what you want continue forward. You can have a … Continue reading

Moved again and this time to the USA

Well, i did not write on this space for a long time and i am sorry, since my life has been a roller coaster i was not able to. It happened again, i moved again. From Portugal to Netherlands, then UK and now USA. In the next few days i will write a big post about … Continue reading

Shoes Mystery

This is a mystery that i would like to solve, so if you have an answer for me please post it. I lived in many placed around Europe but UK is the only place i see shoes, usually mens on the side of the roads and not the pair but just one. This appears a … Continue reading

Poisonous spider in UK on the rise

Hi all, i am now living in this house in Bedfordshire, UK for 2 years and i have small and big spiders in the garden and also inside the house and i believe they enter inside the house because of my dogs. I have seen some big spiders like this one on this BBC report but … Continue reading

United Kingdom VS Netherlands

It has been 2 years since i entered UK. Before coming to the UK i was for 2,5 years in the Netherlands so as suggested by a reader of this blog i will try to make a comparison of this 2 countries, maybe not always with facts but with what i felt about the 2 countries … Continue reading

Britain is a nation of litter bugs

I am 36 years old and i am from Portugal, lived there for 25 years , then a few years in the Netherlands, some time in Spain  and for about 2 years here in UK and i never saw nothing like this. Here in the UK you see litter everywhere everything is dirty in the … Continue reading


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