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Living Out Of A Suitcase - And Not Minding It At All

I think of myself as a globetrotter, more specifically, a nomad. People are often surprised when they hear about my escapades but the truth is I love living out of a suitcase.
I've traveled across the length and breadth of India, and even though I enjoy meeting people everywhere I go, the thing that still fascinates me the most is how similar we are intrinsically.
In 1997, I left home for the first time to study engineering. Living away from family and relatives was tough initially but everything fell in place with support from new friends I made over the years.
I returned home in 2001 after graduating from college. Three years later, I received a lucrative job offer from Oracle and as luck would have it, I relocated from Gurgaon to Bangalore and got to witness the South Indian culture firsthand.
By this time, I had become a nonconformist who wanted to travel outside India and meet people from other nationalities.
In 2005, I was hired by Samsung to work for them in South …