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Experiencing Culture Shock in India And How To Deal With It

If you’re planning a trip to India, you probably read some fascinating travel quotes about India. Some are inspiring, others seem exaggerated while others are quite difficult to accept and even more difficult to understand. Many travelers leave India with different experiences, different impressions, and different opinions about whether to come back or not. But …

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What is Jugaad? Meaning, Examples, Frugal Innovation, and Much More!

Imagine you have a problem and there’s a machine, gadget, or item that can solve this problem for you and make life a lot easier. You do your research, inquire about it, and realize that you can’t afford this gadget. This is where jugaad comes into play. A part of daily life for many families in …

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Bangkok vs Chiang Mai: 17 Helpful Comparisons That Will Help you Choose Which One To Visit

Bangkok vs Chiang Mai is an often-mentioned rivalry when speaking about visiting Thailand. These are the country’s two most important cities and regional tourist hubs with a lot of exciting things to see and do. But which one is better and where should you spend more time? Through 17 comparative points, this post will help you …

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The reality of expat life- everything you need to know about the good, the bad, & the ugly

Like most things in life, social media makes expat life seem very glamorous and enticing and even though sometimes, expat life feels like wanderlust on steroids, there are a lot of good, bad, and ugly things when it comes to staying in a foreign country. Staying in a new country sure can be a fun …

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Top 11 countries for studying abroad

Studying abroad is one of the most life-changing experiences for young people. Getting a degree from a well-ranked foreign university while learning a lot about a new culture and pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone is the best thing that can happen to you in this stage of life. Unfortunately, not all of us …

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The ultimate expat guide to living in Dubai- here’s everything you need to know

Deciding to move away from your country can be a huge jump for anyone. Moving from the US to the UAE (and Dubai), a country with a very different lifestyle can be a real culture shock. Failing to do enough research or preparing properly for life in the UAE, could make your move quite stressful. …

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10 Valuable life lessons I learned from camping in the woods

The modern world, flush with technological advances and opportunities galore for entertainment in every avenue rarely offers us the opportunity to reflect on ourselves, or our own inherent capabilities. We cannot imagine venturing out of our comfort zones and always have a million reasons for behaving as such. We blame our lack of time, busy …

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14 Most affordable countries for international students

Studying abroad is a life-changing experience and quite an achievement but more often than not, it also involves high costs. And even though there are a lot of ways in which you can save money when abroad or even make some extra money with a part-time job, getting a degree in a foreign country is …

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5 Things about Long-term Travel No One is Telling You

In one of my past articles, I wrote about how much travel can enrich your life. As well as opening your eyes to new experiences, travel will make you appreciate the world you live in, and the people who inhabit it. In short; it’s pretty good for both, the mind and the soul but you …

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What is life like in India: Here are 9 important life lessons I learned as an expat living in india

I spent one year in India, mostly living in Delhi, but I also traveled around a lot. And traveling is the world’s greatest teacher. Following the premise ‘the best life-changing decisions are made without overthinking, I booked my flight after passing the job interview and I was on my way. I spent a year of …

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