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India for the visiting foreigners!

Living in a new country is not a cake walk for anyone ; getting adjusted to the cultural boundaries, the social differences etc ...And you cannot make any dynamic changes to any of these, (no matter which country it is)..But you can change the way you look at things which will definitely bring in a change to your life.  

You need to get out and about. India, is never boring. In fact, just the opposite. I've lived in places where life passes you by - here in India you live life. That's what's so wonderful about the country and its people.
In some countries you can set your alarm for 7am, get up, have a hot shower, have the same breakfast you've had for the last 264 days, leave the house at 7.45am, get the 7.52 train to work and be in your office at precisely the same time every day.

In India you can guarantee that each day will be different. Just the fact that each day you will meet a different set of circumstances is not boring. Here you learn coping skills for free - no need to attend some expensive training course. India teaches you how to adjust to fit the circumstance, communication skills, negotiating skills, listening skills, empathy, patience ... all for free! 

India is chaos at it's very best and most colourful. I love it to bits.

And you get free comedy ... I've seen so many funny sights and heard so many funny comments, I don't need to attend a comedy show. Although, if you like comedy, there's a lot of great stand-up comedy shows in many major cities in India.

I think you also need to get out and see rural India.  You can go out with a camera and never run out of objects to shoot - there is so much diversity here and things  change all the time. See through all the chaos and frustrations you will see a rather fantastic place.

Don't waste your time in India by only going to work and expat parties. You're living in a country with the most diverse populace in the world - with different races, ethnic groups, multiple languages, customs and cultures. Meet the real people, like the local chaiwalla who will give you an interesting take on politics and philosophy. 

Have fun!


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