Personal Space: India vs. The US

I’m realizing a lot about my own culture now that I’ve had a fair amount of exposure to Punjabi culture. One thing I was thinking about today is personal space. Many Indians think Americans are too individualistic. While I see their point, I don’t think this is an accurate description. Yes, we are taught to […]

4 Ways NRI Children Find Adjustment to Life in India Difficult

Recently in interacting with Non-Resident Indian (hereafter, NRI) families considering a move back to India, the topic of children’s adjustment came up. Today, being Children’s Day, I thought to share a few challenges NRI children who move from the USA to India face.  What Problems Will My Child Face in Adjusting Back to Indian Culture? […]

Use Your USA Based Phone in India

Many United States based Non-Resident Indians (here after, NRIs) travel to India every year with USA based cell phone carriers. Many wonder,  “How can I use my American based cell phone in India?” Step 1: Find out if your phone is GSM or CDMA Carriers T-Mobile and AT&T are GSM compatible. (Verizon and Sprint are […]


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