Volunteer Projects in Nepal
Nepali Host Family provides Volunteer Projects in Schools, Orphanages, Rehabilitation homes and Hospitals in Nepal. With our years of experience in hospitality and volunteer work projects, today we provide reliable volunteering in Nepal programs specially designed for foreigners from any part of the world who wants to travel Nepal, experience the Culture and take part in volunteer work side by side. With a vision to help the community and the people in need, we carry out our activities by the help of our volunteers. Read More
Food and accommodation in Kathmandu, Nepal and Nepali cultural exchange
In Nepal there is a popular saying “Atithi Devo Bhavah” which means ‘the guest is god’. Mainly in the Hindu culture guests are seen as the form of god. In Nepal there is a belief that guests should be treated as god. The warm hospitality of the Nepali people has made Nepali hospitality famous in the world.
Nepali Host Family provides Homestay in Nepal. Food and Accommodation is provided in our English speaking Host family and in our Hostel in Kathmandu with good facilities. Read More
Introduction to Nepali language
Nepali or Nepalese language is widely spoken in Nepal and is the official language of the country. Nepali is also spoken in some parts of India and Bhutan among the Nepali community. Nepali language is also one of the official languages in India. Nepali language is written in Devanagari script same like Hindi and Sanskrit. There are more than 21 million people who speak Nepali as their mother tongue including Nepal, India and Bhutan.
Nepali is the national language of Nepal but there are several other languages spoken in Nepal like Tibetan, Newari, Maithali, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Tamang, Gurung, Magar, Sherpa etc. Nepali language was derived from Sanskrit. The population living in Terai parts of Nepal speaks Hindi as well and the urban population of Nepal can understand Hindi. There is quite similarity in Nepali and Hindi language with similar words which are used in both. The script is written from left to right and each word is completed by giving a horizontal line on the top of the word. Read More
Introduction to Nepali cuisine
Nepal is situated between two big countries, India and China. The Nepali food has influence from both the countries. Most of the spices and other ingredients used in Indian cuisine are also used in Nepalese cuisine. Those foods popular in India such as pakoda, samosa, papad, paratha and lot other are also found in Nepal and also made by Nepalese people in their houses. Nepalese food has variety according to the different cultures and geographical locations. The food eaten in different parts of Nepal, Himalayas (mountain part), Hilly parts and Teari (flat part) is different.
Dal (lentil soup), Bhat (rice), Tarkari (any curried vegetables) is the main diet of Nepalese people. There can be Achaar (chutney) as well to give a spicy taste to the main food. Mainly Dal Bhat is eaten twice a day, in mornings and evenings. Nepali people believe that Dal Bhat is more filling and gives energy to work. Tarkari can be a vegetable curry or a Masu (meat) curry. Generally Nepali people use chicken, mutton (goat meat in Nepal), pork to make Masu ko Tarkari (meat curry) at their houses. Buffalos meat is also used to make curry in some ethnic community in Nepal. Beef (gaiko masu) is never eaten by the Hindus. Read More