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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hola! We attempted to make an appointment with the Spanish Consulate in San Francisco, however, the website does not work. First, it tells us that our email address is invalid (it is not, the embassy website just isn't up to date). We tried another email address, which worked, but then the...
  2. Articles: Americas
    San Francisco in the United States is the most expensive city for overseas students in terms of living costs, amounting to $37,428 for tuition fees and living costs for the first semester, new research has found. The least expensive is Bangalore in India at $2,922, according to the index from...
  3. Articles: Americas
    New York is the most expensive place in the world to live and work, followed by Hong Kong and London with Dublin now the second costliest city in Europe, largely driven by the cost of renting a home. It is the second year in a row that New York has topped the rankings, compiled by international...
  4. Articles: Americas
    With technology becoming more and more important in modern life a new report has revealed which cities around the world are the best for working in this fast growing sector. Coming top as the world’s best city for technology workers is Austin in the United States, beating San Francisco into...
  5. Articles: Americas
    San Francisco, London and Hong Kong are the most expensive places in the world to rent an apartment with Prague and Cape Town the most cost effective in a ranking of 20 cities popular with expats. Also expensive are Tokyo and New York City, according to the research from Barratt London which...
  6. Articles: Africa
    Hong Kong is the most expensive city in the world for expats, pushing Luanda in Angola into second place, according to the latest global cost of living survey. The rankings from Mercer put Zurich in third place, Singapore in fourth while Tokyo is in fifth, up six places from last year and...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My husband and I have been checking the San Francisco consulate site to make an appointment for a visa for over a month and every time we check it says, "We are currently at full capacity. Please try again later." It will not allow me to look at the next month either, just the current one...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Well, I tried to glean information from previous threads, but I thought I would just list the requirements here in real time and see how we're doing and see if any advice is needed. Please note: I don't see anywhere where we are asked our purpose for going or for a notarized statement of...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Just wanted to relay my experience at the French Consulate in San Francisco, California. A little background... My husband and I met while traveling, decided to get married in France, fought long and hard battle with the Mairie of Toulouse to be able to do so, and then applied for the visa in...
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I have a few questions I was hoping to get a clearer answer than those that the Consulate has been not giving me over e-mail replies so far. I was told by my fiance's prefecture that based on our case we should apply for the Visa D or the Long Stay Visa. On the San Francisco Consulate website, I...
  11. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hey Everyone, I'm moving to Mountain View, CA in almost a month time, and did some research to find amateur pick games or leagues in around Silicon Valley but wasn't successful in finding any. Fun yet competitive men or coed games are fine with me. I wont be having a car, commuting by bicycle...
  12. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi everyone, I'm a 21 year old female and I have a green card and an EAD card (my parents moved to the states about a year ago, and I got very lucky in managing to obtain these!). I moved to live with my parents just outside San Francisco about six months ago so as to complete the green card...
  13. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello. I’m a 22-year-old guy from India and I am being considered for a job in San Francisco (near Market St). The culture in India is vastly different from that of the United States and I am being advised by a lot of people in my family to not accept this position. I have lived with my...
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    :plane: Aloha! I made it to my appointment at the SF Consulate and back in Hawaii in three days. Flew over 2 thousand miles for an appointment that took merely 15 minutes!! Spent about a thousand dollar on airfare, hotel and expenses. I stayed at the Executive Hotel Vintage Court on Bush Street...
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    Percy Cummings TSA tale goes viral- did the name not clue you in? :plane: :plane: :plane:
  16. Articles: Americas
    San Francisco is a city that is well known and loved all over the world,even by those who have never been there! It is truly a testament to the city’s unique charm and distinctive atmosphere that regular visitors keep coming back for more and that many people consider it the ultimate destination...
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