Migration Existentielle

Welcome to “Falling Into Places”,

where we delve into the intricacies of modern society, empowering ourselves as informed citizens. As the creator of this blog, I am genuinely thrilled to have you here, joining me on this exciting journey of discovery and knowledge. Together, we will explore the multifaceted aspects of our world, unraveling its complexities and gaining a deeper understanding of the forces shaping the lives.

Before we dive deeper into the realm of FIP, I want to share a bit about my other endeavors. In addition to running this blog, I am also the proud founder of Humble Tea Leaf (https://humbletealeaf.com/), a haven for tea enthusiasts seeking a moment of tranquility and connection through the world of tea. Through Humble Tea Leaf, I explore the rich cultural heritage, health benefits, and various tea rituals that have captivated people for centuries.

Furthermore, I invite you to explore another facet of my creative endeavors at Eleonora NYC (https://eleonora.nyc/). Eleonora NYC is an artistic project where I express my love for visual storytelling through photography, capturing the essence of Art work seen at the MET, in New York City.

At FIT, my passion for understanding and dissecting the complexities of our world comes to life. Here, I delve into a wide range of topics, from immigration and cross-culture to global affairs, providing insightful articles, analysis, and opinion pieces. I am dedicated to fostering critical thinking, promoting respectful discourse, and inspiring meaningful conversations that lead to positive change in a complex and global world.

Join me on this journey as we navigate the ever-changing landscape of our global society. Let’s explore the world, sip tea with Humble Tea Leaf, and embark on visual storytelling adventures with Seen At The MET. Together, we can become informed citizens and make a difference. Welcome to FIT, where curiosity thrives.

Songs Capturing the Russian Soul

Due to the recent events (Russia-Ukraine), I tried conveying what was going on in my head to a friend who asked how I was feeling. I told him that I tried not to get caught up in things and found the stoic approach to be appropriate. (Easier said than done). Trying to take a little…

L’équivalence du diplôme de Licence pour le Canada, une mise à jour.

Ce qu’il faut savoir sur la nouvelle pratique de WES en ce qui concerne l’équivalence du diplôme de Licence issu du parcours LMD hors UE. NOUVELLE EQUIVALENCE PAR WES WES a récemment adopté une nouvelle pratique d’évaluation du diplôme de Licence obtenu dans certains pays du continent Africain. Certains de ces pays ont adopté la réforme…

Have You Ever Tried to Take a Selfie with An Analog Camera?

So what’s the deal about talking about the past? For some people it may sound like nostalgia, like it’s a bad thing and looking at the present or the future is the way to go. As I approach my forties, it just feels like I have to record this historical era because we have switched…

The 1776 Report

“The safety of a republic depends essentially on the energy of a common national sentiment; on a uniformity of principles and habits; on the exemption of the citizens from foreign bias, and prejudice; and on that love of country which will almost invariably be found to be closely connected with birth, education and family.” Alexander…

My Top 5 Best Spots on the Road: Road Trip in Upstate NY

We planned the best road trip from New York City in less than a week. The most rejuvenating experience for New Yorkers such as ourselves, who didn’t escape the city during the 2020 NYC exodus. After all, we made it through months of NYC lockdown and days of curfews.

Polaroid Gallery

Third Culture Kids tend to dive deep and do so very fast when they encounter a new person.These people have an inherent sense that experiences must end. That time is limited. This awareness contributed to me picking up photography. A way to capture these precious memories that were soon to disappear away like sand in…

Grieving Alongside the Lebanese People Across the Globe

Please keep Lebanon in your most compassionate thoughts and prayers. The impact of this disaster is reaching across borders as they are more Lebanese people living outside of Lebanon than inside, they too are grieving their loved ones on top of being unable to travel easily at this time.

What Makes My Region (Oblast) Unique?

ASTRAKHAN What makes my region (oblast) unique? I thought of many ways to share about my hometown region, even considered digging into some archives to tap into that nostalgia, I will make it informational though. I am originally from the Astrakhan Oblast. The Southern Region of Russia neighboring Kazakhstan, in proximity of the Caucasian states,…

Where in the World should you Study?

The thought of studying stays with some of us for a long time. In this post, inspired by a Quora question, I am evaluating a couple European options.

The Journey of the Third Passport

According to the most recent Henley Passport Index, which periodically measures the world’s most travel-friendly passports, the US Passport is on power rank 19.

Professional Titles in Austria

Are titles are sign of the past? Titles are very important in Austria. You should use last names and appropriate titles until specifically invited by your Austrian host or colleagues to use their first names.

Preparing for The Oath Ceremony

This journey was long, this journey was tough but it is finally happening! My case status has been updated to what should be the “final step” of it all and I login on my account and read the following: November 18, 2019 and “We scheduled your naturalization ceremony” I can’t describe what’s happening in my…

About my Estimate Completion Date

Last week, I checked my case status online via my Account on USCIS’ website . I went to processing time tab, then selected the form I applied for, in my case it’s form N-400 Application for Naturalization in office service of Brooklyn, NY. You have a long dropdown menu available, and you can basically select…

What’s After 5 Years of Lawful Permanent Residency?

To become a U.S. Citizen you must be a Permanent Resident for at least 5 years, be at least 18 years old, be able to read, write, and speak basic English and be a person of good moral character.

From Haiti to the United States

I am so happy that Reginald agreed to share his story on today’s post. Interestingly, Reggie and I virtually met when I used to Livestream on Periscope. We became friends since, and I have to admit, should meet in person way more often. How was life in Haiti like?   The best part about living in…

From the French Riviera to the Canadian Grand North.

I am very excited to introduce you to my long time friend Gérard whom I met in High School, back when we both lived and studied in France. He is now living and working in the Yukon, a territory in northwest Canada. On my side, I am still living and working in New York City.…

Case status after Biometrics

After filling for your N-400 form you receive a notice for a Biometrics Interview. This appointment takes place at your closest USCIS Office. You will need to provide your fingerprints, photograph, and your signature.

Biometrics Appointment Scheduled, now what?

On January 19, 2019, the USCIS scheduled my biometrics appointment and mailed me an appointment notice. That notice finally showed up electronically on my account around January 23rd but I am still waiting for the letter in the mail. The digital one, accessible in my online account, is easily downloadable and printable. With that notice,…

Becoming a United States Citizen

January 15th, at midnight I finally hit the button “Submit” and filed my N-400 on USCIS’ website. If you’re not familiar with this jargon, they are chances that you’re not trying to go through the lengthy and tedious process of naturalization. If you are about to embark on this journey yourself, or are curious about…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for starting this Journey with me. I realize that processing life-changing events via writing does a lot of good. This is why I decided to start this blog focusing on thoughts, inspiration and the process of change in life as I expect it to happen to me in the near future. I believe that…

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