Who are you?
We're Dave and Jenny, two ex-New Yorkers who felt that the Big Apple just wasn't big enough. And so it was off to India...!
Where, when and why did you move abroad?
We left in November, 2007, for Dave's job: he worked for an advertising agency, and they needed some help in the Delhi office.
What challenges did you face during the move?
All of them, I think. :)
How did you find somewhere to live?
We got lucky: at the time, there was one and only one real estate broker who had discovered Delhi's Craigslist. He found a terrific place in Hauz Khas Market at a ridiculous price, but then he negotiated the rent down on our behalf. It took us a few months before we realized that the landlord and the broker had clearly established the target price ahead of time. But we were quite happy, so we chalked it up to our naivete.
Are there many other expats in your area?
No, hardly any. We intentionally chose to live outside of the main expat haunts. What's the point of moving to India to live in Tucson?
What is your relationship like with the locals?
Indians are the...
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