To the one who will love my husband next…

Earlier this year my husband of three years and best friend of twelve years, asked me for a divorce. You know him better as Fox: Panda’s partner in photography, travel and adventure. Well… not anymore.   Divorce is something I never expected because we had always been happily married and secure in our love… but […]

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Why is Georgia is the perfect weekend getaway from the Middle East!

“You’re going to Georgia? You mean you are flying all the way to the United States just for a long weekend?” That was the response I received when I answered people’s question of, “Where are you traveling to for the long weekend?” To be honest I don’t blame them; the world is a large place […]

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Expat Panda turns 1!

Last year on this date I publicly launched this blog. Can you believe its only been a year? I really can’t.   When I think back to a year ago, I honestly never would have thought Expat Panda would be where it is today. I’m not saying that I’m huge and successful by any means, […]

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Swazi-ception: the country within a country 

Last weekend 4 people stumbled into a small Ford Fiesta and drove off in the early morning hours in the direction of one of South Africa’s many borders with Swaziland. Never heard of Swaziland? That means it’s time for a PPG (Panda’s Progressive Geography) lesson! Swaziland is a landlocked country and it shares its international […]

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5 thoughts you have after leaving the Gulf!

Am I the only person who feels a little emotional every time they land in their home country? Last week I traveled from Kuwait to South Africa for the first time in 10 months. As the plane hit South African airspace, there was noticeable change in the landscape. Lush green forests, sapphire coloured lakes and […]

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Long Distance Marriage: Being the spouse “left Behind”

HELLO! Yes it is me again, your friendly neighbourhood fox! After the runaway success of my last post on this blog (hey when you’re good, you’re good!), I decided to share my unparalleled writing talent with the world once again. (Panda is shaking her head in despair at my pomposity. She is going to remove my contributor […]

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