Category Archives: Differences

Why a Nepali bride should cry on her wedding day

**Note I am not an expert on this topic or Nepali culture. I want to know what Nepalis know about this tradition of brides on their wedding day as I do not know a lot about it. In every culture, … Continue reading

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Thinking about having an intercultural relationship? Read this first

To be honest there are some things I wish my-younger-self had known some years ago. Sometimes when you’re in love, nothing else seems to matter and we find ourselves doing and saying things to our partners to make them happy … Continue reading

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Living in Nepal- my very deep thoughts

Lately I’ve really been thinking about whether or not I could live in Nepal. Rabindra and I have discussed this recently and it’s something that scares me a fair bit. He has mentioned that we could move to Nepal if … Continue reading

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The Nepali way of doing things

Since coming back to Australia after my wonderful trip to Nepal, I’ve noticed I’m doing a few things the NEPALI way. I have not consciously made these changes, they’ve just happened!!!! They are not big things but still it’s interesting … Continue reading

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It’s time

In just over a week, we will be landing in Kathmandu!! This is not just a holiday or visit to see family. For those following my story, you will know this trip is my first trip meeting the in-laws. I … Continue reading

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Parenting and babies- Nepalese and Australian differences

I’ve noticed that Rabindra and I have a few different views of how children should be raised. The Nepalese way of parenting seems very different to what we are accustomed to in Australia. Here are a few topics I will … Continue reading

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Telling the in-laws: what happened

As most of you in intercultural relationships would know, getting your south-Asian man to tell his parents about his relationship with a foreign girl in a HUGE thing, actually it’s a GIGANTIC thing. And we know why: because intercultural relationships … Continue reading

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