Friday, March 11, 2016

Exploring the city of Bangalore: How its like to live in India's silicon valley

India’s Silicon Valley offers an endless stream of opportunities to anyone looking towards a comfortable life. The city is an information technology powerhouse; is well connected; has some of the best roads in the country and is overall nicely linked to the rest of the country via a vast network of roads, rail and airways. All in all, the city is one of the best places to live in India, and you won’t find a dearth of both amenities and opportunities should you decide to relocate to Bangalore.

The City of Dreams
Bangalore is an entrepreneur’s dream city. Home to some of the most incredible lineup of startups; Bangalore is a city that breeds creativity and talent. No wonder, this city is one of the fastest growing startup cities in the world. There is no shortage of innovation in the city, and it attracts some of the brightest talents from across the country. Bangalore is truly a global city and has set high standards in providing logistical and technical support to a young generation dying to leave a mark of their own. 
Low rents and a Lower Cost of Living
Bangalore offers a lower cost of living compared to other major cities like Mumbai. Moreover, the city offers an excellent mix of affordable apartments and high-end luxury properties within the city suited towards people with various budgets. Therefore, if you are thinking of moving to Bangalore, rather than visiting a broker for a house; it’s advisable to sift through online property portals like Magicbricks to grab a better deal no matter if you are looking for a 2BHK apartment for rent or a high-end condominium.

Although, the transportation in Bangalore city pales in comparison to other metros; technology-based transport companies like Ola and Uber have closed the gap when it comes to moving around the city. There was a time when Bangalore was infamous for its overcharging autos, even though that hasn’t changed much; people are less bothered now thanks to the advent of the Metro which is set to connect the entire city shortly and an increase in the number of buses plying in the city. Bangalore has best collection of self drive car rentals after New Delhi.

There was a time when most of the people I know (especially from the northern states) cried about how they hate the food and how the city doesn’t have to offer concerning food. However, that has changed now with hundreds of restaurants serving up everything from North Indian to Chinese; Thai to Lebanese along with fast food joints that have taken the city by storm. Bangalore’s menu card has evolved with time and offers one of the most diverse platters in the country. Ebony on MG Road is one restaurant that everyone must try out. The ambience and the food make this place worth a visit for every Bangalorean.

Last but not the least, the weather is one of the most important factors when it comes to making this city one of the most loved metros in the country. No other metro can boast of weather which is neither too hot nor too cold; moreover, is stays the same throughout the year. Bangalore’s weather is something that is unrivaled and can never be challenged by any other metropolitan city in the country.

Bangalore has come of age to emerge as a truly global city. The city is modern, yet at the same time tightly tied to its roots which makes it even more amazing. The people, the culture, the food and the nightlife are all too amazing to ignore and with no dearth of jobs the city has to offer; Bangalore presents opportunities which are too hard to ignore. The city of hopes; the city of dreams; Bangalore is the go-to destination for anyone looking to take that leap from the ordinary to the extraordinaire.