Immigrant stories

A little bit of Korea- Interview with Nam Kyung Kim

As part of my resolve to celebrate the diversity and cultural integration in America, I thought it best to get to know the lives of people from different countries, who have chosen to call USA their home. My first guest on JournalsFromAmerica is Nam Kyung Kim, who moved to New York City, in June of… Continue reading A little bit of Korea- Interview with Nam Kyung Kim

Immigrant stories

Dependent In An Independent Country

I have been wondering what is the best way to put this out there. And then I read Kriss Carr’s, “Crazy Sexy Love Notes,” which basically said I should tell the truth. Not that I was planning on lying, but this just gave me the push I wanted. I moved to New York, to America… Continue reading Dependent In An Independent Country

Immigrant stories

Brooklyn, A Movie I Relate To!

  (Spoilers Below) Brooklyn the movie pretty much sums my immigrant life in less than two hours. It’s beautifully filmed, well acted and has a theme that is so close to my heart, I have only good things to say about it. The dialogues in the movie are perfect and sound all the better with… Continue reading Brooklyn, A Movie I Relate To!

Lifestyle · Travel

On Renting – To Live In/Short Term Visit To America/NYC

I was finally moving!! I was going to New York City. Well! Close enough- Jersey City! Where will I stay? How will I deal with realtors ( my image is that of a shirtless creep showing me homes in Hyderabad, India when I was apartment hunting there)? Will it be safe? How will I commute… Continue reading On Renting – To Live In/Short Term Visit To America/NYC

Immigrant stories · Lifestyle

My New Life

As I sit here wondering what my first post should be about, I guess the best thing would be to properly introduce myself. I don’t think it suffices just to say that I was born in India and that I moved to Jersey City, United States to teach at a Montessori school. Neither is it… Continue reading My New Life