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New Delhi



If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Heavy winter gear, expectations.. - Oct 22, 2017
Heavy winter clothes, fear of squatty pottys, dislike of spicy food. - Feb 14, 2017
Sense of organization, functionality, efficiency and order. - Nov 8, 2016
Assumptions about India. - Sep 6, 2014
Fear of germs. Things are generally pretty filthy here. But there's so much excitement and vibrancy to make up for it. - Sep 3, 2014
Hope of employment. - Aug 14, 2013
Ideas of feminism and privacy. - May 18, 2013
Dress shoes!, though they are useful when you go out to a ritzy dinner... The reality is that life as ashoe in Delhi is hard work, and few survive for long. - Oct 21, 2012
electronics - here electricity is never a sure thing. - Aug 12, 2011
spices, shorts, and miniskirts - Aug 7, 2011
Cosmetics, all brands available in India, but they aren't cheap. - Aug 4, 2011
heavy winter clothing (just need jackets and sweaters) unless you're a mountaineer, bicycles (roads are hazardous), humidifier, and spices. - Jan 8, 2011
High heels, woolens, dreams of a cheap exotic lifestyle. - Sep 18, 2010
Ideas that India is all about spirituality and that this is a cheap country. Most Indians are as greedy as any other people around the world and are living in conditions which could be considered "normal" in other countries. To have electricity 24/7 comes with a price. - Aug 30, 2010
car, surfboard, skis. - Aug 12, 2010
good clothes. The water you wash your clothes in here seems to wear out your clothes very quickly. Also, leave behind anything that you treasure. - Aug 1, 2010
Your good clothes. The water you wash your clothes in here seems to wear out your clothes very quickly. Anything that you treasure. We didn't bring much but now wish I'd brought a lot less. - Mar 11, 2008
Sense of urgency. You probably won't be on time for anything, but then again, no one else will either, so no one will notice. - Feb 4, 2008