Archive for the ‘Xianelle’ Category

How time flies! The year is about to come to a close and it’s that time of year once again when we stop and think of all the things that have happened throughout the year.  It is that time of year again, to write our Year End Letter. The start of the year saw Xianelle […]

Since Qatar National Day Celebration fell on a Saturday, and with the Emir making Sunday a holiday, we had plans to go to one of Qatar’s parks. We have been planning to have a picnic in one of Qatar’s parks for the longest time but weekend mornings are not really suitable for us as we […]

I just created a new blog  http://japan.lifeonthespot.com which will detail our preparations and trip to Tokyo, Japan. Do visit it as it would have more details of our trip. However, I’d also post some stuff from the http://japan.lifeonthespot.com but not as detailed as those posts there. Our vacation starts tomorrow! http://japan.lifeonthespot.com

Last year, as part of our Gift-giving advocacy, we gave away slippers, school supplies and medicines to a community of Aetas in Bamban, Tarlac.  This year upon the advice of Barangay Captain Danny  Adrias, who is the leader of the said community among many others in their area, we decided to extend our gift-giving to […]

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 […]


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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.

  • Marcus: Hi. I am very interested in opening an account with Ameritrade, my question is how do you fund the a [...]
  • Elymar: I'm working in Qatar I want to visit Japan what is the requirements of getting visa I want to spend [...]
  • xtian001: The important thing is for you to prove that you have ties in Doha (returning to a good paying job) [...]
  • Ly: Hi. You're so kind for sharing this detailed infos. I just have a question. Is the bank statement he [...]
  • xtian001: Your financial status matters as it is proof that you can support your stay in the country. [...]