Sandier Pastures

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Sandier Pastures
Desert living, Dubai style.
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  • What to pack: Philippines edition 1 day ago The kids and I were in the Philippines, in the southern part, specifically for a month last mid-July to mid-August. I thought I’d regularly write “What to pack?” posts since I myself am a fan of those kind of travel-related information. I started with What to Pack in the Maldives last year so...
  • Start of my life as an expat 1 week ago It’s Thursday again! I was drafting a little personal #ThrowbackThursday story that was meant to be published in my blog’s Facebook page but then it got longer and longer that I thought, what the heck, I’ll make this into a blog post instead! As you may have noticed in my previous posts and...
  • An unplanned trip to Davao 1 week ago Last month, I made an unplanned trip to visit my relatives from my father’s side. All my father’s family and our extended relatives live in Davao, in the south eastern part of Mindanao. We rarely see them, in fact, the last time I was there was during the wedding of an aunt in September 1996,...
  • Where we stayed: Holiday Inn & Suites Makati 2 weeks ago There is no international airport near my home town (yet) and the quickest and most convenient way for us is to fly in and out of Manila. Depending on the flight schedule, I choose connecting flights but the weather during the rainy months of July and August is tricky. Flights could be delayed and...
  • The Charm of Legos 2 weeks ago I’ll tell you something I can be proud of as a parent: I can take my children to a toy store and we can go out with no one crying. It’s not because I buy each of them a toy whenever we visit. In fact, it’s the exact opposite: I don’t buy anything from the […]

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Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on Sandier Pastures

Ginger And Scotch
09:47 AM October 31, 2012

Grace's blog is an indispensable read for gaining insight on Dubai and its culture.

14:40 PM November 02, 2012

I love reading Grace's blog, a true blogging professional I have learnt so much from her, lovely to see her here.

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