Tag Archives: Nepal

Observing religious rituals as tourists

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Share it now!I encourage you to travel, to learn about different cultures, their real customs and traditions. But I also want you to be polite, sensitive and respectful. While doing my research for an upcoming visit to Indonesia, I came across … Continue reading

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Turning the wheels

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Share it now!Kids grow up quick in Nepal. They have to support their parents, raise younger siblings, and help out in the fields before and after school. When in school there’s often a lack of teachers and many of the … Continue reading

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Honeymooning at the top of the world (part 1)

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Share it now! First I would like to kindly thank Sucheta for letting me write a guest entry on her blog! I recently met Sucheta in Nepal where I was re-visiting VIN (Volunteers Initiative Nepal) whom I worked for last … Continue reading

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Same same but different

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Share it now!India and Nepal are two neighboring countries that have a lot of similarities and a few differences. Often times you would hear the phrase “same same but different” in reference to contrasting the two. My own personal experience … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Nepal

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Share it now!Volunteers Initiative Nepal or VIN is a Nepal based not-for-profit organization that was founded in 2005 by Bhupendra Ghimire (Bhupi). Bhupi grew up in a remote village in Nepal where he had to walk three hours a day to … Continue reading

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Food of Nepal

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Share it now!I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when it came to Nepali cuisine. All I could infer is that Nepal’s neighbors India, Tibet and China would have some role to play in it. That truly turned out to … Continue reading

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Global youth making an impact in rural Nepal

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Share it now!I am totally in awe after meeting some volunteers here in Kathmandu. There are boys and girls in their 20′s who have come from Canada, USA, Switzerland, UK and Australia – all with common goals to give back … Continue reading

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