charankanya on November 21st, 2008

Should you bring your kitchen appliances with you? Or should you buy them once you reach India? Would the 110V appliances work in India? Or does one need to buy 220V appliances? The following should help you decide what to bring with you when you move to India.

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charankanya on November 21st, 2008

There are a whole range of magazines out there, from the news magazines to the fashion magazines.  Most of you have your own favourites amongst these.  However, there are two magazines that are worth subscribing. The first is a children’s magazine, called Dimdima.  It’s target age group is ages 9 – 15, but I think kids […]

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charankanya on November 13th, 2008

It has now been almost two and a half years since I moved back to India.  It is only in the past 10 months or so, that I truly feel settled and feel “at home”.   The first 18 months were a rough roller coaster ride, and I have lost count of how many times I […]

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charankanya on November 10th, 2008

There will probably be some local mom-&-pop DVD/CD rental shop which will rent out the latest movies to you.  The problem with most of them is that the prints are pirated, and very often not of good quality.  The other issue with them is that since the DVD’s are pirated, they do not maintain a […]

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charankanya on November 3rd, 2008

During Diwali vacation we visited Mumbai with the goal to do some touristy things.  After much research, we found some places that are rather nice and very enjoyable. 1. Elephanta Caves: It’s about a 45 minute ferry ride from the Gateway of India.   It’s a definite must go place.  The caves were very clean and […]

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