As some of you readers might know, I did my undergraduate degree in Finland. I lived in a small town called Kokkola in central Finland and I went there from Nepal when I was just 18. Coming from Nepal, in particular Kathmandu, which I think has a pleasant weather all year round, adjusting to the … More Reminiscing Finnish summers
[The post below is only my honest opinion.] Although it’s not fair to compare a tiny Finnish town to a big Polish city, I am still going to write about how the general experiences have been for me in these two countries as a foreigner. 1. Looking different I’ve finally started to jog alone in and … More Living in Poland vs living in Finland as a foreigner!
“Where are you from?” is the most frequent question that I get when meeting new people. Since I am now on the second semester of Erasmus exchange program here in Poland, everyone sort of gets that question. It’s always intriguing to see people’s reactions when I answer them that I come from Nepal. The reactions of … More “So, where are you from?”
Anathema’s “Weather Systems” on the background, wind howling and the sight of night pink-ish sky outside – as I sit on the bed on my last night in Finland is making me weep. Listening to this album reminds me of my student days in a quiet Finnish town a couple of years ago, the friendships formed then … More See you, Suomi!
Finland will always be this very special country to me. I absolutely love going back there. Finland is where I can be closest to the nature and live my adolescent Scandinavian dream. I stayed in Helsinki for a total of two weeks. One week of seasonal job at a fur company, and the other week … More Finland and Estonia
I have been too caught up with too many chores and unable to update here as much as I’d like to. Since this is primarily themed around travels, I want to conclude the titbits of my Portugal trip. There was so much excitement bottled up inside me that it might have as well burst into … More Highlights of my experience in Porto, Portugal
I am gonna make this more text at the moment because the internet here in Porto is really slow. My excitement of going to Portugal had almost vanished for no apparent reason until I met my dear friend last night at Helsinki and celebrated Nepali New Year’s Eve (2070, Yay!). It was then when I … More Helsinki night out