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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, the … 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 … 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 … 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

Grocery cost in UK


  On the following days i will write several posts mentioning the cost of several services, like restaurants, shows, renting houses, car insurance etc.on this particulary post i will show the prices of groceries. I have bought in several supermarkets and the most known are “ASDA“, “TESCO“, “CO-OPERATIVE“, “SAINSBURY” AND “WAITROSE“. I usually don´t like very … Continue reading

Get access to public Doctor (GP)


In Uk health is public contrary what happens in the Netherlands where i was for 2,5 years, that is private and is mandatory to have a health insurance. The public health in UK is called NHS – National Health Service. One of the things you should take care when you arrive at the UK is … Continue reading

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I am a first-time mother of an 18 months old outstanding boy who insists on not having any sort of fixed sleeping schedules. I am a researcher, writer, animal lover, philanthropist, chef, and full-time mum. Having had such a hard time myself with this new role my goal is for every mother to feel they have someone to talk to and to share thoughts, worries, events. From my heart to yours, here s how i dealt and continue to deal with this beautiful miracle called motherhood.

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