Hyderabad - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Boots. Winter gear (save some for trips to colder places though!) Germphobia - it really isn't clean, and if that's going to upset you, India might not be the place for you. - Apr 2024

Winter clothes (only needed if visiting Himalayas). - Jan 2023

Winter clothes. Expectations of personal space. Expectations of quiet. - Dec 2020

Winter clothes. - Jul 2020

Car! right-hand-drive only Wine! it's not allowed for import, which is sad. Sweater collection: you won't need more than one or two. Dishwasher detergent: most houses don't have dishwashers, sadly - Jul 2019

Winter clothing. - Jan 2019

Winter clothes. - Nov 2017

Expectations of any kind; your independence and sense of privacy; your winter clothes, bikes, camping gear; your hopes for breathing clean air, walking or biking, or any outdoor time; your hope that your kids would do any interesting after school activities or sports. You will run out of patience, tolerance, and will look forward to the day you leave. - Sep 2016

Winter clothes - unless you plan to travel, but keep them stored most of the year! - Mar 2015

Worries, snowshoes. - Jan 2015

Preconceptions about India, human nature, the value of human life, and what constitutes human happiness and human dignity. Spaghetti straps, miniskirts. Personal space. - Nov 2014

Expectations from "Eat, Pray, Love"... and values of gender equality and personal space. - Jul 2014

Nice shoes, black suits, punctuality, expectations of a spiritual experience, need for fresh air and nature. - Mar 2012

Winter clothes, unless you plan on traveling to the Himalayas. - Feb 2012

Desire to recreate outside, your appetite for beef, pork or anything but river fish, and your nice clothes. - Jan 2011

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