Expat Panda’s 1st blog awards

Well this post is long overdue! I was nominated for TWO different awards by two of my favourite blogs; justbluedutch nominated me for The Liebster Award in February and theXpats nominated me for The Liebster Award and Blogger Recognition Award just last week. It’s the first time my blog has been nominated for anything so to be nominated 3 times for […]

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Life in Kuwait: Desert drive of doom

This is NOT a post outlining how I went dune bashing with a tour group, camping with Bedouins or barbecuing in the desert. This is the story of yet another mad escapade in the life of a crazy Panda!   So it was the weekend and my friend and I had been making plans to hang […]

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Confessions of a non-conformist blogger

It’s time for another personal post! With my husband leaving after his whirlwind visit, I realised how quiet my apartment was again. Everywhere I would walk, I would find something of his- his boarding pass from a flight, a lonely forlorn sock or the chocolates we bought together but never ended up eating. Although I […]

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Where do I take my friends and family in Kuwait?

After the excitement of Fox’s visit visa being approved after so many months of planning, I came down from my initial high to discover that I had no idea what I would do when he arrived here. In Kuwait, there is no Burj Khalifa, no Wadi Shab, no nightlife and certainly nothing that is a […]

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A reunion in bustling Bahrain

I’m back! Most bloggers would apologise for their absence at this point but I am really “sorry, not sorry”! I know I was missed because I received such beautiful, heartwarming comments from my readers wishing my husband and I a good time together. Oh and stats were booming while I was away too… thanks guys! […]

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Life in Kuwait: Hitting the Halfway Mark

It’s been a while since I wrote a personal post so I figure that it is time for an update on my life. As of tomorrow, I will have officially hit the halfway mark of my time here in Kuwait (I leave Kuwait in June and don’t ask me where my next destination is- I […]

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So what happens when you move to the Middle East?

Every expat who lives in the Middle East has a different experience especially depending on where you live. For those who don’t know and are too shy to admit it, the Middle East is a fluid and loose term used to refer to Arabic-speaking countries such as Syria, Turkey, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon, Palestine, […]

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