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A letter to my kindergarten students

A letter to my kindergarten students

  The toughest part of being a teacher is saying goodbye to your students…

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Confessions of a non-conformist blogger

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 […]

The 20 things I learnt through traveling

The 20 things I learnt through traveling

While it may seem strange for me to say this, considering my profession, sometimes the most useful lessons are the ones we learn outside the classroom. And when your senses are being assulated by a new environment, culture and language, some lessons are more meaningful […]

Why my long distance marriage is still better than yours. 

Why my long distance marriage is still better than yours. 

Yes it is time for a personal post. Yesterday marked exactly two months since I’ve been in the Middle East. Although there are MANY things that grind my gears here in Kuwait, the main one is the fact that my husband isn’t able to be here […]


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