It is in the very nature of adulthood that one’s most important relationships undergo intense changes. The relationship with your parents changes significantly once you move out of their house and once more when you become financially independent. It continues to evolve based on other major milestone decisions you take in your life. The relationship… Read More What I learnt about friendships after moving abroad
Are Germans really that direct? Find out…… Read More 5 German Stereotypes: My Take
I never stop getting asked the same questions over and over about being Indian. I figured I could do a dynamic life-long post about the most common questions you get asked when traveling or living abroad in order to better prepare you to deal with the wide variety of topics hurled at you. Ethnicity Q1.… Read More Top 10 Being Indian Questions
As a child who grew up with a lot of rules both at school and at home, where excelling in academics always superseded all other desires (much like most other Indian kids born in the 90’s), I was always inclined to plan for the future. To a great extent, I have jumped into one thing… Read More Reflecting on 9 months abroad
As a student, unless you happen to be a minority, you are usually constrained by a limited budget that your parents/savings/scholarship/job allows you to have. Every cent saved goes into your future miscellaneous bundle of happiness (travel, beer, concert, elephant rides et Al). None of the things I say here will be miracle savers and… Read More 5 ways to save money as a foreign student
After the university question, comes this. A huge majority of students in Germany supplement their income by having a part-time job alongside their studies. Due to language and legal barriers, foreign students often find it extremely hard to find a good part-time job. The usual rules for a student job in Germany for foreigners are… Read More How to get a student job in Germany?
Glorified travel pictures and bloggers do not always a true story tell. What many people fail to share is the dark side of living abroad. It’s easy to see the glamorous side of living in a new far away mystical land, not really wanting to face how tough the same can be (the grass is… Read More The dark side of living abroad