Archive for the ‘Xianelle’ Category

We’ve just arrived in Bangkok after a 7 hour flight from Doha. We were supposed to leave at 9 PM but had some delays because there were a lot of planes landing. They should really complete the new airport as with all the flight Qatar Airways engages in every year, you can’t avoid that kind […]

Xianelle celebrated her 7th Birthday at Cafe Ceramique last Friday (June 4). It’s her first time to have a party in Qatar since we came here 5 years ago so she was really excited about it. Her actual birthday is on June 17 but we decided to celebrate it earlier since some of her friends […]

Party for the 1st 1000 Vodafone Customers at the Marriott Beach in Ras Abu Aboud! Free flowing drinks, games and food galore.

We’ve been trying to pull Xiane’s wiggly front teeth since Sunday but never really had the guts to. They’ve been “overstaying” and unless they get removed, the new teeth won’t be able to come out. Xianelle has also been having a difficult time eating because her gums bleed and she can’t bite properly. So we […]

It was probably 3 months ago when Xiane’s music teacher waited for Mavis outside of Xiane’s classroom to tell her about the auditions for Oliver. She said that since Xiane seems to like music and acting, the Oliver play would be an activity Xiane would be interested in. After asking Xiane if she wanted to […]


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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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