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HOW TO: Switch from a Nepal Tourist Visa to a Marriage Visa

I first came to Nepal on a tourist visa that I got on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We were able to register our marriage before that visa expired, so by the time I needed to renew it, I was already eligible for a spouse (non-tourist) visa. This is how we did it. DISCLAIMER: This… Continue reading HOW TO: Switch from a Nepal Tourist Visa to a Marriage Visa

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Ba and Ama: My Nepali Grandparents-in-law

Hajur buwa and hajur ama are the Nepali words for grandfather and grandmother, respectively. But in this house, grandpa is more affectionately called Ba, and grandma is Ama. Ama actually means mother, but here everyone seems to call their mother mommy. All of my grandparents died early, either before I was born, or when I… Continue reading Ba and Ama: My Nepali Grandparents-in-law

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A Night of Spoken Word Poetry

I am not from Nepal, and Scott has not lived here in years, so we’re both out of touch in terms of places to visit, and acts to see, and whatever is happening in Kathmandu. Add to that the responsibilities that come with being married adults, and we have found ourselves spending most of our… Continue reading A Night of Spoken Word Poetry

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HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 2)

Click here for Part 1 of this series. After about 10 days, Scott went back to the Local Police Office. When he arrived there, an officer was in the process of writing the letter about us, and he told him to come back at 8 am the next day so that they could go to… Continue reading HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 2)

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HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 1)

This was one of the major things that Scott and I had to figure out prior to getting married but a quick internet search did not really turn up anything detailed enough to be of any help. So I’m writing this now, with as much detail as I can muster, in the hope that it… Continue reading HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 1)