What is ‘home’? A panda’s perspective.

You cannot tell where my home is by looking at me. It isn’t reflected in my language, my accent, my words, the features on my face, the texture of my hair or even the nondescript colour of my passport. As I grow, I am learning that home is so many different things and yet, sometimes […]

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A few of Panda’s favourite foods to eat in Kuwait

Middle Eastern food, culture and cuisine really intrigue me. The wonderful use of delicate spices, yoghurt, grains and pulses in their dishes makes my belly grumble with hunger. I would love to know how the creator of hummus decided to turn the humble and not so good-looking chickpea into the most wonderful and velvety dip. […]

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Teaching abroad: Is it really what you think it is?

Whenever I tell people that I teach abroad, they look at me like I’ve struck gold. And in some ways I have. Teaching abroad can offer a wonderful package for teachers enabling them to pay off debt in their home countries, live comfortably in their current countries and it provides opportunities for new travel destinations. […]

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Get to know the person behind the blog!

  Over the past few months, I have been lucky enough to have gathered heaps of new followers and visitors to the blog. As they say here in the Middle East: !مرحبا Pronounced as: Marhaba! Simply meaning: Welcome!   As WordPress says, “Traffic is booming” and that makes me happy and grateful! Some of the […]

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Panda’s pick of 10 breakfast spots in Kuwait

Is eating a legitimate hobby?   If you ask anybody what their favourite things are to do in Kuwait, I guarantee that one of their answers will be eating out. No matter if they are Kuwaiti or from any other corner of the world, everyone takes pleasure in sampling the cuisine here on offer in […]

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5 benefits when your bestie is from another culture/country!

Exciting news readers: it’s my 50th post here on Expat Panda! The site has grown exponentially, well beyond anything I imagined and I’m so thrilled with the feedback I have received in response to my writing. I must confess that I was pretty indecisive as to what the topic for my 50th post would be but I […]

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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 Kuwait the capital of Dubai? Look at a map please. […]

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