Note: There are already many articles on this, and I read somewhere that all these can be boiled down to three: religion, family, money. I will write about each one in a separate post. This is the third post. They’re in no particular order, but here is the one on religion, and here is the one on… Continue reading Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Money (Part 3)
We filed our Report of Marriage with the Philippine Consulate in Kathmandu in January of this year. This was something that we had to do because I am a Filipina who got married abroad to a foreigner. I wrote a lengthy post about that process here. I was told that it would take about six… Continue reading UPDATE: Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner
This is a bit late, but I wanted to greet all women a happy International Women’s Day. To commemorate this day, I read some poems written by Nepali women. I like to get to know people through their personal stories, but because I’m not exactly good at socializing, besides I can’t speak Nepali (yet!), I stick to… Continue reading International Women’s Day
Scott: Let’s go to clean Bhagmati river. Ellie: There’s still a clean section of Bhagmati river? Where is that? Scott: No, it’s all dirty. That’s why I’m suggesting that we go and clean it. Ellie: …… That was our conversation when I asked Scott what he wanted to do for his birthday. It’s not your typical answer, but… Continue reading Scott’s Birthday: Year 1
Being in our first year of marriage brings a lot of firsts. February 14, 2017 was our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. And being in a long distance relationship prior to getting married, it was also our first Valentine’s Day spent together. We’re not planners. And we’re not so attached to it as… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Celebration: Year 1
The day after our wedding, I was given a set of things that I had to wear everyday, including the glass bangles. I don’t wear a watch or bracelets so I was not used to having something on my wrists. I would bump my wrist on the door and I would break one, I would do… Continue reading Level Up
I did this doodle today, while waiting for lunch to cook. The last one I did before this one was almost a year ago. I forgot how relaxing and enjoyable it is. So here’s the first of what I’m hoping will be many.