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18 Things All Pakistanis Miss When They Are In A Foreign Country!
Source: DAX MELMER/The Windsor Star
Published: Aug 20, 2015

Many young Pakistanis move abroad in search of greener pastures. While the thought of having an independent life of your own in a foreign country is exciting and thrilling — until you leave home.

Here’s a list of things Pakistanis miss when they move to a foreign country:

1. Going home to your family after a long tiring day!

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2. Your room, your favourite pillow, your favourite couch!

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Source: Giphy

3. Ghar ka khana and eating with everyone!

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Source: IndiaTimes

4. Someone to wake you up when you sleep past your alarm

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5. The fact that there is always someone around to clean your messy room and do your laundry.

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Source: Giphy

6. Fighting with your annoying siblings

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7. Your nosy rishtedaars and the drama that comes with them

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8. Birthday parties of important people in your life

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Source: cammather.com

9. Your neighbourhood chai wala, chawkidaar, doodhwala, naanwala, taxiwala, dukaandaar uncle and many many others who you have always known and are comfortable with

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Source: Humans of New York

10. Dost yaar!

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11. Your favourite hangout spot – your favourite chai wala or your favourite dhabba

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Source: Source: raffayhamid.com

12. Desi Shaadiyan and all night dhamaal

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Source: Giphy

13. Rickshaws! You even miss the sound of RICKSHAWS!! (Not if you were based in Islamabad of course)

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Source: 1toanother.wordpress.com

14. Unexpected holidays

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Source: Aaj.tv

15. A sense of togetherness and brotherhood, especially when there’s a Pakistan vs India match taking place

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Source: AFP

16. The feeling of comfort you get in a shalwar kameez

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Source: Facebook/Amir Adnan

17. Celebrating festivals like Eid in a desi style

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Source: derwesten.de

18. And the sound of the Azaan

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Did I miss anything?

Yup, I did.

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