Indian stereotypes or simply generalization? – Part 1

"We shouldn't judge people through the prism of our own stereotypes" -  Queen Rania of Jordan It’s been 2 years and 5 months since I have moved to Germany and finally after these 890 days to be precise, I believe that I could summarize and give my opinions on some things that I have (and … Continue reading Indian stereotypes or simply generalization? – Part 1

What I learned about friendship…

"Friends are the siblings God never gave us." Friendship is a word everyone learns in school or maybe even before that but the definition keeps growing with time. The first friends we have is our parents. They teach us how to share, how to support and be with each other. This is further taught to … Continue reading What I learned about friendship…

Blue Card in Germany – Application Procedure!

"Accurate information can be a key part of motivation - Mary Ann Allison" Information can be found in so many places, but the right and complete information in one place might help more in times of need. Procedure to apply for blue card can be found on many websites but I promise to make this … Continue reading Blue Card in Germany – Application Procedure!

Challenges for international students: How to overcome the hitch!

"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful - Joshua J. Marine"   Dreams, aspirations and increased pace of globalization makes it easier for students to bag an opportunity to study abroad. Studying abroad is often associated with better career opportunities and higher pay scale. Many students at their … Continue reading Challenges for international students: How to overcome the hitch!

Job applications in Germany: Pitch it just right!

"Chose a job you love and you will never have to work one day in your life!" Based on my previous blog post, I have received a lot of emails regarding applications of jobs in details. This blog post covers all the important points that can be kept on tip of fingers and start the … Continue reading Job applications in Germany: Pitch it just right!

A walk through mind of a photographer…

Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world. Having said that, let me introduce you to the person who is an inspiration to me as a photographer, traveler, optimist and most importantly a friend - Ronak Gandhi. He started a 90 days photo challenge exactly 45 days ago, and seeing him … Continue reading A walk through mind of a photographer…

8 things to ask yourself before starting a startup

“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” - Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance. I see a lot of my friends and acquaintances coming up with new ideas and trying to create a new life for themselves. In my opinion, a goal without a plan, is just a dream. And before you have a plan, … Continue reading 8 things to ask yourself before starting a startup

Christmas in Germany – Part 2

"Exam ends. Direct me to shots."   It was time. Something that I was waiting for over 2 months. After all, it was the second last exam of (perhaps) my life! Feeling pleased with myself, with 27 days holidays ahead, I left for Chemnitz. Exam was fine. But more exciting came the Christmas celebrations. Christmas … Continue reading Christmas in Germany – Part 2