Getting ready for the Visa interview – Everything I wish I had known in advance. Part two.

One of the most daunting things about applying for a Visa is not really knowing what to expect from the process. I, for one, would have felt a lot more confident if I knew what was going to happen. So in order to help others in the same situation, I´ve decided to make a step […]

Getting ready for the Visa interview – Everything I wish I had known in advance. Part one.

One of the most daunting things about applying for a Visa is not really knowing what to expect from the process. I, for one, would have felt a lot more confident if I knew what was going to happen. So in order to help others in the same situation, I´ve decided to make a step […]

The big day

I haven’t been updating for a while. Getting ready for the visa interview has taken all of my energy, and whatever precious spare time I’ve had has been spend decompressing. But in the next week or so I will backtrack a bit and tell you about what happens in the final stages of getting ready […]

Love letters

By Vibeke Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a long distance relationship, or what kind of toll it takes on a relationship to go through the Visa application process? This post consists of two emails we sent to each other a couple of days ago. Ive been reading them a couple of […]

A never ending emotional roller-coaster ride

By Vibeke I just realized that it´s been 2 weeks since my last Visa application related post. Wow, time flies by when you´re having fun… I wish. The truth is I haven´t been having a lot of fun lately, let me just try to get you up to speed. On the 7th I got word […]

Smell you later

The daily prompt: Smell you later When Mike left the last time, he left a t-shirt for me. It´s one of those things we do. It started as a coincidence after his first visit in December where he accidentally forgot one, finding it a couple of days later in the laundry basket was the greatest […]

The Unequality of Distance

By Michael In this past month or two a lot has been happening with Vibeke and me in regards to our visa for marriage.  Just the other day we got more news; we got a date for her interview at the American embassy.  In about a month we should be going through last step in […]

The 23rd of June, 2013

We’re at the airport, I hate airports.  They are a source of awkward greetings and tearful farewells.  This time it is a farewell.  My mind is scattered in so many directions, but all I want is to stay here with her.  It feels like I’ve only just arrived, but I have to go. Getting my […]

Beggars can´t be choosers

After a bit of research, it turns out I might have missed the mark on a few things regarding the papers I received from the embassy (If you didn´t already read my last post, here´s a link for it https://goingthedistanceforloveblog.wordpress.com/2013/07/28/so-i-finally-got-the-papers-from-the-embassy/)…. That is that the stuff I thought would be most difficult, actually seems pretty easy […]