Where do I take my friends and family in Kuwait? (Part 2)

As I begin the countdown to my departure date from Kuwait (hey it rhymes!), I have published my second round up of things to do in Kuwait. The first one can be found here. Click on the headings for more information about that particular activity and enjoy planning your time here in Kuwait! Kuwait Aquarium I […]

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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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Where do I take my friends and family in Kuwait? (Part 1)

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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Life in Kuwait: Falaika Island

Steam rises from the pot as the rice cooks, bubbling slowly with a pop… pop…. pop. While the rice cooks, she cleans the chicken pieces, pulling the skin away from the flesh, with a sharp, shiny knife. She brushes the stray hair away from her face and tucks it back underneath her headscarf. The twins […]

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Life in Kuwait: Meandering through a Mosque

Hmm… perhaps I should rename this post because I didn’t just go to any mosque… I went to The Grand Mosque. And yes, unlike most other things in Kuwait, it really is grand! After being in Kuwait for three months, I have tried to visit some of the attractions in the hope of understanding and […]

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Ice in the desert

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me here in Kuwait. With the end of the first quarter fast approaching (didn’t I just start working here?), there are assessments to be completed, report cards to be filled in and of course my least favourite day- Parent-Teacher Conference is coming up. With all the paperwork […]

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Tan lines and good vibes!

One of the major complaints that expats have here in Kuwait is the lack of things to do. By this, they usually mean a COMPLETE lack of nightclubs and NO alcohol. However, since I am not fond of either things back home (or anywhere else for that matter), I have been investigating what it is […]

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