#18 Yasmine Palace Restaurant – Doha, Qatar

مطعم قصر الياسمين Yasmine Palace Restaurant In Arabic you say mateam qasr al yasmin. Located in of the prettiest areas of Doha, Qatar known as the Pearl. A very luxurious and affluent island that is both residential and commercial. Yasmine Palace Restaurant is extraordinary and nothing short of over the top and fabulous. It’s like…

#14 Magnet Cafe Review – Kuwait

So it’s no secret that Magnet has been my favourite cafe since moving to Kuwait. It’s the place that I always keep going back to. It is a popular cafe where many Kuwaitis go to and less expats. Magnet has two locations in Kuwait, one in Salmiya and one in Kuwait City. The photo you…

#11 Tips on moving abroad

Some of what I cover here can be applied to other destinations you may move to however this is based on my own personal experiences of living in Kuwait and making that transition from England. EXPECTATIONS  From what I’ve learnt over the years it’s much better to lower your expectations of certain things to avoid…

#10 My favourite spot in London!

Although I moved down to London in September last year, it had taken me a fare few months to finally discover this idyllic place, tucked away next to Tower Bridge. This beauty spot is known as St Katharine Docks! It’s a place you perhaps don’t expect to find in Central London. As you can see…

#4 Moving to Kuwait? What to do on the weekend (Part 1)

3 years ago I was in the position many will be in now, a mixture of emotions but mostly filled with excitement. One of my biggest challenges when moving to Kuwait and even when arriving in Kuwait was not knowing what to do on the weekends. Kuwait is a small country in the Gulf that…

#1 5 things I learnt as an expat teacher

Giving an honest, balanced view of what its like to be an expat teacher abroad. I’ve managed to narrow it down to 5, in my opinion, most important lessons learnt from living abroad as a teacher in Kuwait. The reason why I mention Kuwait specifically is because even though countries will share some similarities, what…