The City of Cyclists or the Mecca of IT, Pensioner’s Paradise or Party Capital, Oxford of the East or Detroit of the East, do you see a trend here? Yes, indeed Pune is a land of many definitions and yet undefinable, because each of these contradicts the next.
Seth, 23, is from Michigan, USA. He has been in India, Pune precisely, for the past 8 months… Here’s his take on the city.
The easiest guide to fool anyone into thinking that you’re a REAL Punekar…
One week in Morocco and I had already started to miss my friends back home. Wait, did I say back home? Is Pune home now?
Somewhere between changing apartments and flatmate hunting, college has ended. Where did these last three years go?
You have absolutely zero idea just how difficult it is to find good roommates. Sometimes you get lucky but on other instances, the Roommate Curse hits you. Oh, how I’ve suffered.
It feels like people have been moving to Pune in droves lately. Truth be told, communities have been calling our city home since pre-Independence. The Parsis, Goans, Sindhis and Iranis have settled here since the middle of the 20th Century. Let’s analyse a few reasons why immigrants come here and fall in love with Pune.
Dear Diary, I think I’m done with the dirty dishes under my bed and going on a treasure hunt for clean clothes. I need to move.
Dear Diary, college life is NOT all fun and games. The customs are strange here and so is the concept of punctuality. Elders must be respected, but don’t expect any ounce of respect back from them. My future is pretty much dependent on how strong my memory is and that’s a bit freaky.