Tag: living in kuwait

So what happens when you move to the Middle East?

So what happens when you move to the Middle East?

Every expat who lives in the Middle East has a different experience especially depending on where you live. For those who don’t know and are too shy to admit it, the Middle East is a fluid and loose term used to refer to Arabic-speaking countries […]

Life in Kuwait: Meandering through a Mosque

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 […]

Expat Panda is off again… Finally!

Expat Panda is off again… Finally!

This was the scene in my classroom this afternoon: All of this happy dancing was going on because I received my passport back! After three months of being stuck in Kuwait, it means that this restless panda can finally travel again! So in two weeks […]

Life in Kuwait: Being oppressed as a woman

Life in Kuwait: Being oppressed as a woman

Last week I read a comment on Facebook about how restrictive life must be for women working in the Middle East… we have all read those ignorant comments by people who haven’t set foot in the gulf other than passing through Dubai Airport. I am […]

Tan lines and good vibes!

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 […]

Life in Kuwait: First Few weeks

Life in Kuwait: First Few weeks

I arrived in Kuwait on the 14th of September, which means I have officially been here for three weeks. Time seems to have sped up since I arrived here because how on earth did 2 weekends pass already?! During the first few weeks in Kuwait I […]


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