Note that this blog post is available on GPSmyCity as a travel article app which can be downloaded by clicking here. When I visited home the last time, we also took time to spend a few days outside of Kathmandu, to escape the crowds and pollution as well as to show my boyfriend some places in Nepal. … More Relaxing in Sauraha, Nepal
Note that this blog post is available on GPSmyCity as a travel article app in the Kathmandu city section. This article can be downloaded as an app by clicking here. You can also subscribe or upgrade the article (for a small fee) for gaining access to the offline map with all sights mentioned on the article. Last … More Wandering around Kathmandu, Nepal
It’s been a while since I posted here, and it wasn’t because I had nothing to write about. I was just too busy and now that I have finally settled a bit, and Lodz just got the year’s first snow (so early!), I will have enough time to sit on the couch and spend a … More I am back
I have always been a dreamer. Ever since I was little, I always dreamed of faraway lands and wondered: how do people live there? What are kids my age doing there? What are family picnics like? The scenery? And so on. As a result, I engulfed myself in encyclopedias and children’s magazines. I remember an … More Wanderlust
Ever since I booked my flight to Nepal for September, I haven’t been able to sleep properly at nights due to excitement. It is still more than 6 months away, but I am excited than ever because I am going with my boyfriend. What will he think of the overwhelmingly different culture? Will he be able … More Anxiety, excitement and enthusiasm
I recently came across an article on a Nepali news daily about the rampant growth of beauty pageants. Since the last few years, beauty shows are growing like wild mushrooms in Nepal, with titles ranging from Miss [insert some cultural group] to Miss [insert some teen princess or angel likes] to Miss [insert some region] … More Women and burning candles?
The majority of Nepali society still practices arranged marriage. Arranged marriage is when the bride and groom are pre-arranged by parents and relatives. A huge importance is placed on the “status” of the prospective bride/groom and compatibility is rarely taken into account. Criteria such as job, salary, caste, horoscopes are carefully checked before consideration into … More Arranged marriages in Nepal