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10 Reasons to stay in Mumbai for the Rest of your Life

Mumbai has been rightly called the “City of Dreams”, with people from all over the country coming here and staying here for transforming their dreams into reality. While some of them find their destiny in this hospitable city, others may take it as a bad experience, with thugs and goons found here in abundance. However, despite its anti social elements and bad reputation, Mumbai continues to beckon starry eyed young people from every nook and corner of the country.

Here are 10 good reasons to stay in Mumbai for the rest of your life:

1. Awesome weather

The first and foremost reason why anyone would like to call Mumbai their home is its absolutely awesome weather. The gusty winds from the sea make evenings the most alluring time of the day, while the overall climate is moderate throughout the year. And the monsoons are the best time of the year, as you hear a number of Bollywood songs being aptly dedicated to the Mumbai monsoon.

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2. Warm and friendly people

The people of Mumbai exhibit warm and friendly attitude, embracing the outsiders with open arms wherever they come from. This is the reason why people who come here once make it their home. You’ll find people from all over India settled in this warm city and some from abroad too.

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3. City of entertainment

Mumbai can rightly be defines as the biggest entertainer of India, where people simply need an excuse to get together and party their hearts out. And this applies to the common people, the socialites and of course, our favorites, the Bollywood film fraternity. There is hardly a person in Mumbai who will be heard complaining of being bored.

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4. Fashion capital of the country

Another reason why you would like to stay in Mumbai for the rest of your life is its lively fashion culture. It can rightly be defined as the fashion capital of the country, being the breeding ground for the latest trends, thanks to the Bollywood designers, fashion shows and even the inexpensive street fashion of the city, which has made style accessible to one and the all.

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5. Amazing and affordable street food

Forget about the fancy restaurants, the street food of the city is going to tickle your taste buds forever and ever. And it is so affordable that you will never even dream of being starved in the city. Bhel puri, pav bhaji, vada pav, sev puri, batata vada……just name it and get it on the streets of Mumbai and that too, without digging a hole in your pocket!

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6. Lovely locales

The magnificent landmarks of Mumbai will definitely make you fall in love with the city. The locales of the city are big crowd pullers and many of you would stick to the city just because of the options available. Juhu Beach, Gateway of India, Haji Ali, Siddhivinayak Temple, Necklace Road, Elephanta Caves and Nariman Point are only some of the best locales of the city. And if you can spot a film star of the streets, that could be an added bonus.

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7. City of opportunities

Mumbai is the city of opportunities and who all can be a better instance of success offered by the majestic city than our own super stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra….and the list is endless. All of them came here from their home towns and literally struck gold here.

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8. Safe for women

Unlike Delhi, Mumbai is considered a safe city for the fairer sex, who can move around freely in the city in the wee hours of the day, without the fear of being raped or molested.

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9. Liberal attitude

Another great thing which makes you want to stay in Mumbai forever is the liberal attitude of the city. “Who cares a damn!” is what the city says subtly and people here hardly have time to interfere into anyone’s lives.

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10. Cultural diversity

In Mumbai, you would find people from different places, religions and cultures living together in harmony. Whether it is Holi, Eid, Christmas, Gudi Pavda or Ganesh Chaturthi, you would find all the festivals being celebrated here with equal joy and fervor.

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Life in Mumbai is more like a joy ride, as the sounds, smells and sights of the city become a part of you as you live here!

About Divya Marwaha

“I did not choose writing, writing chose me,” this is what Divya says about her recent start-up as a content writer. Getting back to work after a long gap of 14 years was a tough job indeed, particularly when it came to making a career choice. She was a teacher before getting married, but had to quit on account of domestic responsibilities. Now, with her kids all grown up, she found it right to turn back to her first-love, her passion- writing. She simply wanted to do something she loved. Juggling between her roles as a dedicated home-maker, a doting mother and an aspiring writer is no easy task, but she loves every moment of it. And she believes that your attitude is reflected in your writing and that you need not look up to others for inspiration, it is best if it comes from within your own self.

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