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Moving to India? Here Are Ten Street Foods You Should Try

Posted by: Scar on Monday April 17, 2017 (13:21:48)   (1591 Reads)
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The street food of India is internationally famous. You can get a little taste of its flavours in marketplaces from the UK to South Africa. Increasingly, you don't even have to find a street vendor to try it, with indoor street food restaurants popping up everywhere.    more ...

Will India's Smart Cities Plans Bring More Expats To The Country?

Posted by: scar on Friday February 05, 2016 (15:29:28)   (1522 Reads)
India is a country in a state of flux, arguably more today than it has ever been before. For expats and for many experienced observers, it’s one of the most interesting places in the world to live, thanks to a unique combination of factors.

The country is the most populous democracy in the world, and is also one of the most diverse, with numerous religions, languages, traditions, and cultures, and a rich history too.    more ...

10 Irresistible Dishes For British Expats In India

Posted by: scar on Thursday October 29, 2015 (15:09:19)   (1849 Reads)
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While Indian food has been around in England since the early 1800s, it was only after control over the subcontinent passed from the East India Company to the Crown, and more and more Britons came to make their fortunes in India, that Indian cuisine came to be at the forefront of the British culinary experience. With the intermarriage between Britons and Indians, a new form of cooking called Anglo-Indian cuisine was created, and this cuisine marri ...    more ...

5 Things To Avoid Doing When You Move To India

Posted by: scar on Tuesday August 11, 2015 (12:09:04)   (2408 Reads)
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Living in India can be confusing for expats, and can take some getting used to. Some expats arrive in India with visions of living in an exotic Asian country, only to find themselves in urban, developed surroundings, although certain infrastructural problems do exist. At the same time, there’s the incongruence of living in a country that is to a considerable extent modern and driven by technology and global ideas, and yet retains many local, tr ...    more ...

Things To Consider As An Expat Moving To Bangalore

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday April 15, 2015 (00:14:07)   (4255 Reads)
Bangalore (now officially changed to Bengaluru, but still popularly known by its old name) is one of India’s main metropolitan cities, among its most modern, developed, and urban areas. Like most of India, Bangalore is a place of great contradictions – dazzling affluence and stark poverty, modern conveniences next to infrastructure that is often outdated and outstripped by demand, and a welcoming, cosmopolitan place that sometimes is tainted ...    more ...

Dealing With Culture Shock In Bangalore – Some Advice For New Expats

Posted by: Carole on Thursday July 17, 2014 (04:14:23)   (3297 Reads)
Experiencing a culture shock is an inevitable part of moving to India, especially if you are traveling to the country for the first time. Bangalore, the “Silicon Valley of India” is a dynamic city with deep religious roots. In spite of being young, tech-driven, and urban the culture in Bangalore is rather different from that in the average Western country, and therefore most expats from the US and the UK need some time to adjust.

Eventual ...    more ...

Moving To Bangalore? Learn What Makes It Such A Great Expat Destination

Posted by: Carole on Saturday June 21, 2014 (01:55:29)   (2070 Reads)
Bangalore is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of India and it enjoys the status of being the Indian city with the best expat lifestyle. Big names in the IT industry such as Google and Dell among many others all have their offices here and the city is home to a rising expat population. So, what exactly makes Bangalore such a great expat destination?

Even though Bangalore can still be considered a developing city, the quality ...    more ...