Why I blog (Nepaliaustralian)?

This is a guest post I wrote for , nepalichori, amazing blog I have been following for a while. Thank you so much for the opportunity and sharing the post here.

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First of all thank you Nepali Chori for giving me the opportunity to share my thoughts and ideas on your blog. I believe that it is a great initiative and a brilliant idea.

Today I am going to share my ideas on why I blog and why Nepaliaustralian?

I think most of the people who know me via my blog know that I am an IT professional which means the computer is my livelihood. So when I spend so much time in front of the computer it is natural that I do lots of research and on one of these researches I found a few really nice blogs that I loved to read. The bloggers wrote about their lives, their likes and their thoughts.


I started reading these blogs regularly and there were times I wanted to leave a comment, which forced me to make an account with WordPress so I could comment easily rather than answering the same questions many times. One time when I was writing a comment I realised that I had typed more than a page and I was a bit ashamed to post it as a comment. It’s like I was hijacking the original post.

That moment I realised that I had so many ideas and thoughts that blogging might me a good place to share and that is how Nepaliaustralian.com was born. Initially I was not sure what I was going to share in my blog but as time went by I knew I wanted to blog about my life and my love for Nepali culture and traditions. I am also glad that people started reading my posts, commenting, and liking it which encouraged me to continue.

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As you know the theme of my blog is “Living in west with values of east” and I stand by it every day. If you read my blog, you will find posts and information about different places of Nepal, Nepali festivals, Nepali food, how I brought Nepali traditions to my home here in Sydney and much, much more.

I wanted to have a blog where words are not pre-planned, and thoughts are not edited. I have a passion for sharing whatever I know about Nepal, its cultures, traditions and to become a part of the community.  There are so many great people sharing their experience on the blogosphere that I am glad to share my ideas in the same platform.

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I am overwhelmed when I receive an email or a comment thanking me for helping in someone’s life, how they read my blog regularly and how I inspire them. I could have never thought in my wildest dream that my writing could help someone I have never met in some corner of the world. It led me down a new road of adventure, learning so much about just everything along the way.

Through my blog, I have made some good friends who are a part of my life now. There are also many more I would love to meet one day as they are such beautiful human beings and it will be my pleasure to get to know them better.

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So this blog has not only let me share my ideas and thoughts but also helped me get many excellent ideas from people as well as learn a lot from their experience.

I hope to continue writing for a long time.

What are your favorite blogs? What do you like to read? Do you have a blog yourself? Do you write your thoughts and ideas?

Take care ,

M from nepaliaustralian


8 responses to “Why I blog (Nepaliaustralian)?

  1. i have no words actually to appreciate your blog and posts. its truly one of a kind and inspires even a person living in Nepal like us to retain Nepali traditions alive and pass onto coming generations. I am proud I’ve followed your blog as it keeps me motivated and inspires. Thankx a lot. 🙂

    • Thank you Shilu. You have always encourages me with you nice comments to keep blogging.
      I am so proud of our culture and tradition and I will want to make sure my kids know about it one day even they will grow up in Australia. I can’t do that unless I practice myself so hence doing everything I could to learn and follow the traditions and cultures. Hope one day my kids will have the same feeling towards our culture and learn more about Nepal.

  2. Back home, I absolutely loved nepalikt and guffadi’s blogs and since I started my own here, the first thing I googled was ‘Nepali blogs’ and I found you. I read the whole thing and explored pictures and I always look forward to what you have to share. I love reading the conversation in between AS and you in particular because they are soo cute :3
    Ani, people like you inspire me, the things you did to be where you are today.
    Good luck and keep writing because people like me look forward to it 😀

  3. simply because were human and we love sharing things….

  4. My favourite blog is your blog. I love to read about your life experiences, travelling adventures. I love the positivity that you share through your blog..reminds me every time to count my blessings. To be honest, I started my blog after following your blog for quite sometime. Whenever I google something (mostly nepali culture as my hubby is very inquisitive about my newari heritage), your post would be there and I found it very interesting myself as I didn’t know the history or reasons of things we do in our culture. That’s how I got hooked on your blog. I was going through a tough time and your blog was an escape for me. It was also motivation to be positive and happy.
    I always wanted to share my passion about cooking and nepali cuisine. My dream was to write cookbook. So this is my platform and I love blogging. It’s my escape.
    Sorry for long comment but just want to thank you for your blog.

    • Thank you so much Mrsgrg, you made my day. I have a big grin on my face as I type this reply.I am so glad to know that my writing has been able to help you even in a small way. I love your blog and have tried few of your recipes :). Keep your dream alive about the cookbook and I am sure it will come true one day. Be positive and things will happen in life. Take care.

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