Category Archives: Family

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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Posted in Communication, Cross-cultural, Culture, Differences, Family, Inequality, Intercultural, Intercultural Relationship, Interracial, Love, Nepal | Tagged | 14 Comments

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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Posted in Cross-cultural, Culture, Differences, Family, Intercultural, Intercultural Relationship, Journalism, Love, Nepal, Nepalese language, Women | Tagged | 61 Comments

From Australia to Nepal (part 3)

On my second day in Nepal was a bandh (strike) over the price of petrol. It meant all of Kathmandu and other parts of the country were closed for business and no vehicles were allowed on the road (except press … Continue reading

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The long story- from Australia to Nepal (part 1)

For those people who have been following my blog from the start, they will know that Rabindra and I have been through a lot in the past few years. My experience of beginning an intercultural relationship with a Nepali man … Continue reading

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Posted in Cross-cultural, Family, Immigration, Intercultural, Intercultural Relationship, Interracial, Love, Nepal | 9 Comments

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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Posted in Culture, Differences, Family, Intercultural Relationship, Language, Love, Nepal | Tagged | 43 Comments

Things are on the up- good news

The last few months have been a bit of a daze for me. A lot of things have happened and life is getting better day by day. To all my new readers- thank you so much for your support. I promise … Continue reading

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Posted in Engagement, Family, Immigration, Intercultural, Intercultural Relationship, Love, Nepal | Tagged | 24 Comments

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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Posted in Cross-cultural, Culture, Differences, Family, Intercultural, Intercultural Relationship, Love, Nepal, Women | Tagged | 26 Comments