Notions like this should die off with our generation. Kids (especially mine) will have no idea or know any different.
Canadians prefer news online, but only for free – Technology & Science – CBC News A new study has found most Canadians think the internet is their best source for news, but they would not be willing to pay up if websites started charging them to read their stories online. (tags: news media content free) […]
Even during the tail end of winter, Barcelona still shines as one of the most vibrant cities we have ever visited. It pretty much has everything – a vibrant culture and art scene, beautiful beaches, and more.
I officially arrived to the land of my mother and father’s on January 26th, 2010. It took me 33 years to do it but hey, I made it. While waiting for our bags, seeing my Filipino country-men and hearing the familiar Tagalog accents eerily made me feel like I was back home, living with my parents again.
One last time to write, one last chapter before I head for home. The thought of home is more appealing as that day draws nearer and we are rich with memories. We have managed a traditional thanksgiving dinner here in Tlell and Rex’s flat with a two burner hotplate and a toaster oven with the cooking squeezed between the scheduled power outages.
I am very proud to announce that our Nepali bashaa guru, Mr. Udaya Neupane, Executive Director of CLP-Nepal (Cross Cultural Learning Point – Nepal) has his own web site (www.clpnepal.org). This web site will not only act as the official web site for CLP-Nepal but also as an ongoing Nepali language and cultural information resource […]
I was flipping through our photos and stumbled upon interesting shots of diagrams and charts that I took from our last days of ICT at CLP (early January). These charts visualize the “Stages of Cultural Adjustment” as well as the symptoms of what someone typically feels during each stage. The above diagram shows the following […]
In two days we will experience our first Holi festival in Nepal and we are holding our breaths with “mixed” anticipation. Holi Purnima is one of the most exciting festivals of Nepal and is closely related to the water festivals of Thailand and Myanmar and takes place on the full-moon day in the month of […]