Lifestyle means the daily activities carried out, the monasteries, the rules and regulations, etc.
If there are more than one types of the traditions, then please focus your answer on Tibetan Buddhism.
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Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron founded Sravasti Abbey in 2003. It's based i the US, not Asia, but Venerable has her education and tradition from Asia (education India/tradition Tibet). Male and female monastics train together there as equals—brothers and sisters supporting each other on the Dharma path.
They write a lot on their site about monastic life in general, see more: http://www.sravastiabbey.org/about/index.html
"Ordination in the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition" is an article from H.H. The Dalai Lama on both male/monks and female/nuns. http://www.dalailama.com/messages/buddhism/ordination-in-the-tibetan-tradition