What a great survival list! How do you get the most of where you are living and working? You mentioned Foursquare, but are there any other resources you use for exploring?
Some incredibly useful insights here. It is great advise not to go overboard on the premade filters. With Instagram’s recent updates, a lot of the image tuning can now be adjusted within the app.
It can be a nightmare finding decent wifi in India. It is insane how finding a big brand such as a Starbucks, close to where you are staying can immediately put you at ease. It just goes to show how pervasive these huge corporations have become. Convenient though!
Traveling to and living in a different country really does make you question how things are done back home. It can really highlight everything that is not quite right as well as inspiring questions as to why things are done in such a way, and why we accept it.
Excellent! The trick is to top them with your own obscure travel experiences. Indeed does not have to be exceedingly exotic. There definitely are ways to see the world or your home country on a budget. Weekend city breaks within your own state can be an excellent way to really feel immersed in a different scene.