Welcome to Part A of the A to Z of the New York Series. I am hoping that you are moving to NYC or America from your country and have questions in mind like I did. If you are from India then namaste ji. There are so many things to do in NYC and so […]
At times, I really miss my home in Delhi. While I can not recreate the warmth of my family, I definitely can recreate the feeling of Delhi. Welcome to Little India – a small single stretch of road in Jersey city that looks & feels exactly like a busy Indian street market. Jonathan & I […]
I moved to New York 10 months ago, filled with love & excitement from India. The only knowledge I had of New York and America, in general, was from my American husband or from sitcoms & romcoms. While on the one hand I felt terrified to be in a new country, on the other, I was in awe of everything. My husband found them amusing and so I started to record some of my observations about the Big Apple.
It has been 10 months since I moved to America. I’m embarrassed to say this, but only just now did I figure out currency in America. Learning the coinage of the United States has clearly not been a priority for me. In our day-to-day life, there is very little association with physical money exchange.
Being an Indian who has lived her whole life in India, my idea of Las Vegas was what I had gathered from movies. The very first image I remember having of Vegas is from Shahrukh Khan’s song ‘dil diwana’ from the movie Pardes.
“What for dinner?” or “Aaj kya bana hai” is a common phrase you might have heard and said while growing up in your loving Indian family. Humans are the creature of habit and what creates strong habits than an age-old culture.