The unglamorous life of an Expat Blogger

The unglamorous life of an Expat Blogger

Whenever people hear that I have a blog (a piece of information usually revealed by someone in my company and not myself), it’s almost always followed by the remark: “Oh! How glamorous!” I never how to respond to that because of two reasons: -Being a…

5 ways being a blogger is like being on a reality TV show!

5 ways being a blogger is like being on a reality TV show!

I have come to the realisation that bloggers are a bizarre breed  of people and that blogging is the most peculiar pursuit. Let me explain why… Two nights ago I was out with my friends, the Expat Felines, and every time they introduced me to…

Abu Dhabi Life: Fireworks on a fiery night

Abu Dhabi Life: Fireworks on a fiery night

There are hordes of articles online about how to make friends when you move to a new country. Its a funny thing isn’t it? You can live your whole life in a place and not even think about ‘how to make friends’- it just happens. I…

Why Expat Panda can’t stay in Kuwait any longer

Why Expat Panda can’t stay in Kuwait any longer

As you read this, I am on a plane bound for South Africa. Kuwait is a few 100 kilometers behind me and if you read on, you will understand why I needed to schedule the publishing of this post only once I was out of Kuwaiti…

Dear Kuwait (The things I will miss about you)

Dear Kuwait (The things I will miss about you)

Dear Kuwait, We have been together since September 14th, 2016. In comparison to other relationships I’ve had, ours seems short lived; however we could both see, from the early months, that this couldn’t possibly be long term. Still, there is no denying that we made…

7 things I can now do after being an Editor’s Pick on WordPress Discover!

7 things I can now do after being an Editor’s Pick on WordPress Discover!

Imagine this scenario: It’s a quiet Friday night, your tummy is full from supper, and you’re checking your online banking to check the week’s spending.  Just as you begin daydreaming about your plans for the weekend, the phone rings interrupting your thoughts. “I’m on my…

FAQs about Kuwait

FAQs about Kuwait

This is a collection of the questions I have been asked about Kuwait via this blog or in person or they are questions that were passed along from friends, family or strangers. You might find some of it enlightening, entertaining  or just plain silly! Is…

Expat Panda’s 1st blog awards

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…

4 reasons to visit Jordan (EXCLUDING Petra)!

4 reasons to visit Jordan (EXCLUDING Petra)!

So! You read my last post about Petra and now you are wondering is there anything else worth seeing in Jordan? I mean surely you could just fly in for a weekend, see Petra and head off back to your home? Nope, that isn’t a…

Life in Kuwait: Hitting the Halfway Mark

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…