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Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Zee!

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Zee!

I talked about the complete lexicon of American English and how is pose as a threat to my identity at times. Now let us talk about pronunciation. The Indian accent and the…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Yelp

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Yelp

Not just for immigrants, Yelp is the life-saver for travellers as well.  According to sources, as of 2020, more than 87% of the US’s traffic visits Yelp.com monthly. Yelp is my go-to…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Xenophobia

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Xenophobia

Let us talk about it. The US, from the other side, seems like land with extreme xenophobia. In fact, during the recent event, referring to the novel coronavirus as a virus from…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Video Calls

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Video Calls

Okay, I agree – this is the way of life now! But for every migrant and immigrant, the importance of video calls will remain constant, with or without COVID. Also, “V” is a problematic…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Toilet Paper

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Toilet Paper

The obsession with toilet paper is real! And it’s not just during the COVID situation when the hoarding of toilet paper by the Americans became international headlines. Still, in general, the use…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Stereotyping

Slumdog Millionaire ruined it for all of us! Let us not confuse it with racism – we will talk about it later on in the series. However, Indians are so wrongly stereotyped…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Rental Cars

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Rental Cars

Oh, this is the best! No matter how much I have cribbed about the US in many posts of this series, rental cars are the most impressive thing! Both as a traveller…

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Quick Fixes

Life of an Indian Immigrant in the USA | Quick Fixes

Or as we call it, jugaad!  Man, I miss jugaads! It is not something dependent on a place, though. Indians can do jugaads anywhere! For example, the toilets in the US don’t have bidets. Now, you…

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