Month: September 2018

An Unexpected Trip to America

My daughter is going to school in California. Even though we have great colleges and universities here at home, she wanted to study abroad at a specific school because of their reputation. She was able to get her study visa with no issues, and she even went over on her own. She knew my fear of flying, so I was very relieved. However, she was in a car accident, and I knew that I needed to get to her, regardless of my issues with getting on an airplane. My brother told me I would easily qualify for an ESTA visa.

I did not even know what that was, so he explained that it just a document that allows people in a certain group of countries to travel to America without having to get the regular visa that has always been required in the past. Read More