What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

Traveling to all the fascinating temples, the American School, cheap in country flights, basically everything! - May 2019


Wonderful and interesting ancient culture. Tons of opportunities for travel within South India or in the neighborhood of South and SE Asia. Lots of low-cost airlines. Many folks frequently go to Sri Lanka, Bangkok and Singapore. - Aug 2018


The regional travel opportunities are incredible! In just a few hours and for a few hundred dollars, you can get to: Goa, the Maldives, Dubai, Bangkok, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, and more. - May 2018


The people. There are amazing Hindu temples. There is really good food. Marina Beach is a hoppin' place to go at night. But at the end of the day, it's really about the people. Get to know local people and Chennai will not be boring at all. - May 2016


Saving money. Proximity to beaches (1.5-hour drive) with easy surf for beginner surfers. We also get massages regularly because they are cheap and reimbursable through certain U.S. health insurance providers. India is great for photographers. It is not great for cyclists. - May 2016


India is a beautiful country, most Indians seem to take it for granted though. - May 2015


Travels within India and internationally (Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia). - Mar 2015


Regional travel opportunities - within India and internationally (Thailand, Singapore, Sri Lanka), friendships made within the expat community. - Oct 2014


I have loved the travel. I have also loved the wonderful friends. Chennai is a small city so it is very easy to get around. There is not a very active night life so we often had to make our own fun. We spent a lot of time at each others' houses and really got to know each other very well. Our kids got to spend alot of time together. - Oct 2014


We have loved the regional travel opportunities and saving money. We have also enjoyed the school, AISC, which has improved quite a bit in the past few years. - Jun 2014


Regional travel. Tailor-made clothing and housewares. South Indian food. Visiting Hindu temples. Visiting a tea plantation in the Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu - stunning and a great break from the heat and hustle bustle of Chennai. - May 2014


For me, the food has been one of the biggest highlights. I love South Indian food. And now I can cook some of it! - Aug 2013


The south Indian food, the preschool that my children attend and the laid back attitude of the South Indian people. - Jul 2012


Beach, beach, beach, but not all go. It's a 45-minute drive. Bangalore is great. Great place to tour India from. Chennai is not scenic in itself, but it's very liveable, and great for families. - Aug 2011


Highlights-traveling to Kerela by plane and taking the houseboat down the backwaters being cooked fresh tiger prawns we bought right off the side of the boat. Traveling to Kolkata for Christmas, walking down the street and seeing all the christmas lights and decorations, almost like NYC. - Jun 2010


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