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Big and White
Life as a Foreigner in Nepal
You don't need to sell all your stuff and jump on an airplane to find out what it's like to live or travel as a foreigner in Asia! Join the oddly and aptly named Big and White, two expat ladies who have already taken the plunge, as they chat about the joys and sorrows of moving to a new culture and sticking out like a sore thumb. Whether it's discussing the finer points of driving in Kathmandu traffic, chatting about stomach parasites, or reminiscing about the time they accidentally asked for placenta instead of salt, you're guaranteed to learn something.
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4.3 stars from 29 ratings
I really enjoyed listening to this as a Nepali. However, there are a few moments when the “expat” really shines through. A lot of the things that the girls were laughing about is about context and it’s a little surprising that for people who lived in Nepal for a few years haven’t caught up? For...Read full review »
Nepali "expat" in America via Apple Podcasts · Nepal · 01/02/21
I love the way you guys make simple stuffs sound so interesting. You guys seem to know more than me about Nepal!!! Haha And as a Nepali it’s very interesting to hear from the perspective of foreigners living in Nepal. I hope you guys keep recording these podcasts. Keep it up guys!
su(per)man via Apple Podcasts · South Korea · 10/28/19
Cool stuff!
I came across this podcast series when I spent a 2 week holiday in Nepal last year. Still listening to it 6 months later! Enjoying the information and the chill tone of it. Well done ladies, keep up the good work. I'll figure out how to say thank you on patreon next.Read full review »
Busuu boo via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 06/14/19
Recent Episodes
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Published 05/07/21
How do I adjust back to my home culture smoothly? (Hint: you don’t, and that’s okay!) In this second of a two-part episode, your hosts Big and White give some tips from their own experience and the sage advice of others in ways to deal with re-entry into your home culture. While the transition...
Published 04/07/21
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Published 02/19/21
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