Category Archives: Bangladesh/Nepal (2015/2016) – IYIP

20 Lyrics That Describe the Story of My Life (so far): ft. a Hedley Concert

I only got back from Nepal a few months ago, and I’ve literally been working at my new job since the day after my previous contract ended. Now that I’m finally feeling a bit more settled, I’m off again on … Continue reading

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Getting Around in Dhaka – Rickshaws, Buses, Cars, and CNGs

Dhaka is a very dense city, but it’s also pretty large.  It’s impossible to walk everywhere, so you must take some form of transit… but how do you choose the best way to get around?  To get between cities there … Continue reading

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Weaving between motorcycles – The art of crossing the street in Kathmandu

Learning to cross the street is something you learn at a very young age.  But did you know that it’s not the same everywhere?  Of course you should know that some countries drive on the left-hand side, while others drive … Continue reading

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Walking Past Paradise: My Commute to Work in Nepal

Oh, the dreaded commute!  Around the world, commute times can vary from none (for stay-at-home parents and freelancers who work virtually) to hours (for people who live in rural areas but work in the city or in cities with particularly … Continue reading

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The madness that never ends! – Traffic in Dhaka

For those who have ever been to Dhaka, or even heard of Dhaka, the first thing you probably heard about was the traffic. I believe that it’s on of the worst cities in the world for traffic, likely because it’s … Continue reading

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How to get around in Kathmandu – Transport in Nepal

When you get to a new place, one of the first things you need to figure out is transportation.  After walking around in your neighbourhood, you’re going to want to explore different parts of the city.  But how do you … Continue reading

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“OMG, that’s like SO rude!” – Understanding the Differences Between Cultures

I think people often assume things that are rude are very obvious. That no matter how you grew up you should know these basic rules of society. You’re supposed to implicitly understand what is acceptable and what is not. It’s … Continue reading

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