Applying for Croatia Visa with VFS New Delhi

Chhavi and I just submitted our applications for a tourist visa to Croatia at the VFS New Delhi and we are now keeping our fingers crossed! In the end we decided to go for a tennis holiday for the summer vacation! To start the application process I went to the VFS website and thoroughly checked … Read more

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The Wonderful Experience of Applying for the Schengen Visa with France

It is that time of the year again when my sister Alka and I plan our vacation together in November. It also means applying for visas. I thought we were going to Belgrade till it was time to book the tickets. Try as I might, I could not get a reasonably priced ticket to Belgrade. … Read more

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Visa on Arrival at Koh Samui on Indian Passport

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Thailand is my most visited country, I have been there 11 times as I write this. On all my previous trips, my point of entry was Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok. And if you enter from Bangkok, that is where you get your visa on arrival for Thailand. However, on the most recent trip my daughter, Chhavi and … Read more

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Why the Humans of Amsterdam Story is Pure Junk- The Indian Passport Bit

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I get to see a lot of click bait stories, after all I spend a lot of time on social media. This one did not even sound like a click bait. It has been published by a Facebook page called Humans of Amsterdam. It is a story of an Indian girl who was caught in … Read more

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Renewing Indian Passport at the Same Address via the Normal Route

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This is my tale of renewing Indian passport at the same address. My passport evokes so many in emotions in me, particularly the secondĀ one which I got in 2009. My first passport was made at my college address in IIT Kanpur. It was not at all difficult to get it done in 1999. Then after … Read more

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Renewing Indian Passport at a Different Address

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How difficult could be renewing Indian passport at a different address? Well, if you go by my experience if was a hell of an experience, one that I will never like to repeat. My first passport was done when I was in college at IIT Kanpur and I had to renew it at Gurgaon where … Read more

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