13 Indians Define Their Biggest Cultural Shock When They Went To America

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Public transport is very well connected and calling for a cab seems a costly affair. Public transport is very well connected and calling for a cab seems a costly affair.

Public transport is very well connected and calling for a cab seems a costly affair.

Shops close too early depending on the city you live in, so keep some stock always. Shops close too early depending on the city you live in, so keep some stock always.

Shops close too early depending on the city you live in, so keep some stock always.

There is no such thing as a vegetarian cheeseburger​. It has beef. Look for your options carefully There is no such thing as a vegetarian cheeseburger​. It has beef. Look for your options carefully

There is no such thing as a vegetarian cheeseburger​. It has beef. Look for your options carefully

People have early dinners. Say 6 pm. People have early dinners. Say 6 pm.

People have early dinners. Say 6 pm.

America is not just about the big cities which you see in the movies. It is also about the smart apartments and villages America is not just about the big cities which you see in the movies. It is also about the smart apartments and villages

America is not just about the big cities which you see in the movies. It is also about the smart apartments and villages

As is a popular belief, not everybody owns a luxury car in America. As is a popular belief, not everybody owns a luxury car in America.

As is a popular belief, not everybody owns a luxury car in America.

People smile and have a small talk whenever they can. Get used to it. People smile and have a small talk whenever they can. Get used to it.

People smile and have a small talk whenever they can. Get used to it.

Indians are not aliens to them. They are chill. Did anyone say 'bindi'? Indians are not aliens to them. They are chill. Did anyone say 'bindi'?

Indians are not aliens to them. They are chill. Did anyone say 'bindi'?

Getting a doctor's appointment is difficult. Check for yourself or start taking care of yourself. Getting a doctor's appointment is difficult. Check for yourself or start taking care of yourself.

Getting a doctor's appointment is difficult. Check for yourself or start taking care of yourself.

Portion sizes are HUGE. Order carefully Portion sizes are HUGE. Order carefully

Portion sizes are HUGE. Order carefully

Trains can be expensive, sometimes even more expensive than planes. Trains can be expensive, sometimes even more expensive than planes.

Trains can be expensive, sometimes even more expensive than planes.

Winters can be depressing when most of the people and shops are shut but autumn and spring bring a different story. Winters can be depressing when most of the people and shops are shut but autumn and spring bring a different story.

Winters can be depressing when most of the people and shops are shut but autumn and spring bring a different story.

Owning a gun is common in the US. Don’t freak out. They have this norm for their​ safety. Owning a gun is common in the US. Don’t freak out. They have this norm for their​ safety.

Owning a gun is common in the US. Don’t freak out. They have this norm for their​ safety.

Every country has its own set of things to offer us and few of those come as shocks, But they are welcome if you know them beforehand. Acknowledgement is key :)
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