Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

The weather in Doha is changing for the better! That means it is the best time to go to the beach as after 3-4 weeks, it would be too cold to take a swim. So we decided to do just that. Last Friday, we went to Dukhan Water Sports Club. As an employee of a […]

After months of planning and preparing stuff for the visa application, we can finally say that we are going to Tokyo for a short R&R! I’m not sure if it would actually be considered as an R&R as Tokyo is a bustling city and rest and relaxation isn’t really synonymous with Tokyo per se. It […]

I must admit that it has been close to 3 weeks now since I returned from vacation. Mavis and Xiane, as always, are still in the Philippines and enjoying their time in Baguio. Vacation’s been great and loved our stay in Bangkok, and of course, our stay in the Philippines. We were lucky that there […]

Family Lunch and Swim at home. We usually invite friends and relatives for lunch every time we’re on vacation in the Philippines. We had BBQ Pork Belly, BBQ Chicken, Milkfish, Catfish, Thai Fried Rice, Kaldereta (Beef Stew), Eggplants, Salted Eggs, Buro, and Melon Sherbet.

Siam Niramit is a world-class performance of Thailand’s arts and cultural heritage. Set in the heart of Bangkok affording convenient access by MRT subway and major thoroughfares, this must-see spectacular is performed on the gigantic stage now listed in the Guinness World Records, featuring over 150 performers with as many as 500 costumes. On top […]


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It's been 10 years since the San Juan Family started their blog documenting their lives in this little spot called Qatar. Follow Chris, Mavis and Xianelle as they share what Doha has to offer.

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