20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You

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1. Never stand by the left door when your metro approaches Rajiv Chowk. Unless you wanna get sandwiched by the mob flow.
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2. Never take your car to Tilak Nagar main market. The traffic will kill you.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 2/20 by Prateek Dham

3. Pay one fifth of the price quoted at Palika Bazaar. The shopkeepers are pros at hyberbole.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 3/20 by Prateek Dham

4. Do not go to the famous “Paranthe Wali Gali” at Chandni Chowk. Those aren't paranthas, those are puris.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 4/20 by Prateek Dham

5. Do not give your mobile handsets for repair at Gaffar Market. They'll replace a lot of the internal parts with old ones.
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6. Sarojini Nagar is no less “cheap” than your weekly market.
Yes, there's great variety; no, the prices are not the cheapest.
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7. All the shady bars serve hukka, be more persistent.
They have the all the hukkas tucked inside.
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8. You get the best ‘stuff’ from Raghuvir Nagar.
Peace.
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9. Naraina flyover is the best place for the cheap midnight meals.
Under the flyover, any time of the night.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 9/20 by Prateek Dham

10. Never halt your car in Connaught Place inner circle. It's not mentioned anywhere, but the police will fine you in a second if you stop your car by the side.

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11. Do not try to bribe the policemen on the stretch to the airport.
Offering bribes means bigger challans.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 11/20 by Prateek Dham

12. Everything is expensive at the Tibetan market, Majnu Ka Tila. Enquire the prices and you'd know.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 12/20 by Prateek Dham

13. Big Chill is the best café in the capital. Period.
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14. Watch free movies at India Habitat Center if you are a connoisseur of good cinema. Nobody asks you whether you are a member or not; and there're plenty of great foreign cinema on offer all the time.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 14/20 by Prateek Dham

15. Go to Lap, Hotel Samrat, for a glimpse of celebrities. Lap is co-owned by Arjun Rampal and the operational hours are 22:30-03:00.

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16. Go to Tank Road for a great pair of inexpensive jeans. This is the place where they're made for all over India.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 16/20 by Prateek Dham

17. Delhi Metro is the safest mode of transport for women. Especially in the night.
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18. Hauz Khas Village is pretentious. If looking for good cafes, go to SDA; if looking for offbeat art, go to old Delhi.Photo of 20 Must-Know Life Hacks To Survive In Delhi That Nobody Tells You 18/20 by Prateek Dham

19. My Bar is NOT the cheapest bar in the city. They spike up the bill conveniently, they dilute the drinks, the service is terrible, the crowd is pathetic, the staff is rude. 

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20. Blame Arvind Kejriwal for every issue in Delhi. It's in trend & is universally acceptable.
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Pictures courtesy:
1. Akhil Verma
2. www.delhibound.com
3. www.delhimagic.blogspot.com

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address of BIG CHILL cafe anyone?
Wed 09 05 18, 00:51 · Reply (1) · Report
It's in Khan Market. You can Google.
Wed 09 05 18, 09:44 · Report
hahaha awesome cover pic
Thu 07 19 18, 03:55 · Reply (1) · Report
bahut tabiyat se nikaali thi
Thu 07 19 18, 04:18 · Report
I have just moved to Delhi and these hacks are really awesome. Wanted to read more.
Thu 10 05 17, 21:16 · Reply · Report
lolol
Wed 10 12 16, 20:25 · Reply · Report
Nice one! Thanks
Wed 04 27 16, 02:44 · Reply (1) · Report
Thank you!
Fri 04 29 16, 01:47 · Report
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