Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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Getting Fit in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Getting Fit in Doha

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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I've decided to join a gym. I used to be into going to the gym to work out, until I realized that I far preferred being outside enjoying the fresh air while doing something active like cycling, running (OK not so much enjoyment there but still good to ...

Meeting the The Dean, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Meeting the The Dean

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

... the Dean of Cornell, Dr Alonso. He told Julie and I that Cornell is very excited about our training and that when the Qatar Foundation and Cornell originally came up with the idea of opening a medical school, they were naive in thinking that EVERYONE in ...

Did you know it does not rain in Qatar?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Did you know it does not rain in Qatar?

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Seems that is is a rare occurance and rarer in Doha!  But look at these pic's!  Full blown rain with thunder and lighting! My babe arrives in 2 days!  I am so happy! Hope you guys are enjoying, I can see that you are viewing but am not ...

It seems I can't cook......, Doha, Qatar travel blog

It seems I can't cook......

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

Tonight, I went to Carrefours the grocery store at the mall, to pick up a few things, mainly lettuce for a good salad.  When I got home I began cooking my wonderful Hammoud (local Persian Gulf Fish), a bit of garlic & shallots, a bit of small ...

My First Dust Storm and Dinner with the Vice Dean, Doha, Qatar travel blog

My First Dust Storm and Dinner with the Vice Dean

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

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... do this later in the week. As I entered the City Centre Mall, I saw a familiar face... the Starbucks Mermaid. Even in Qatar, I cannot escape a caramel latte. After my "fix". I found a local store that reminded me of Mervyns or JCPennys back home. ...

Overnight Safari, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Overnight Safari

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... We pass by the Desalination and Electricity Plant in which we are told provide most if not all water and electricity to Qatar.  We also pass Mesaieed Industrial City this is an industrial city which was developed due to Qatar Petroleum having most ...

Madrid-Doha (Qatar), Doha, Qatar travel blog

Madrid-Doha (Qatar)

A travel blog entry by anonimous_lady

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After much waiting and some crying, and with one hour of delay, my plane took off! Actually sitting on a plane has this effect of soul-travelling from your past and towards your future: It's like a process, remember all your normal past life, to ...

City Tour and Souq Shopping, Doha, Qatar travel blog

City Tour and Souq Shopping

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

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... feel like a melting popsicle. We decide to call it a day and go back to the hotel to work on some things for training the next day. FINAL THOUGHT: If you are in Doha, I definitely recommend going to the Old souq BUT brush up on your bartering ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

We had a 2hr 15min stop over in Doha on our way from Beijing to ...

Arrival in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Arrival in Doha

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

    Istanbul to Doha on Qatar Airways.  Quite nice to be in business class.  The food was good the seats were comfortable.  Getting off the plane, the 8 of us from business class get our own bus to the terminal and then ...

Friday night at Souk Waqif, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Friday night at Souk Waqif

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Souk Waqif is the original souk in Doha, it used to be the place where the Bedouins would come to trade their goods. This souk sells virtually everything!  On a Friday night (which is same as our Saturday night) you an wander around this place and it ...

Qatari bennies, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatari bennies

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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    My driver was regaling me today with all the benefits associated with living in an oil rich nation.  Petrol here for the car is running around $0.76/gallon (crunched the numbers 3 times from what he told me and that's what I ...

Christmas Eve, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... day.  I felt so bad.  He was happy to open boxes with the notes.  I never got to shop before I returned to Qatar, but promise to shop for him and fulfill the slips of paper when I return. Hope everyone's holidays were great! Hugs, N ...

New Year's Eve, Doha, Qatar travel blog

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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I am still recovering, and still dizzy, however, Frank decided we should go out and celebrate bringing in the New Year.  He chose The Hilton in Downtown Houston which had a New Year's Eve Package, room, dinner, party and midnight breakfast.  He ...

Flight back to Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flight back to Qatar

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

... After recuperating some and enjoying my husband, home, cat, family and friends I am on my way back to finish my commitment in Qatar.  Can I just say, it is not easy being away alone.............. Hopefully the time will pass quickly as I countdown, N ...

Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar ExxonMobil Open

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Promises of getting to watch top men tennis athletics made me make sure I got tickets to the finals.  Certainly this would give me the opportunity to watch world class tennis.  Something that I more than likely would not get to do back home. ...

AFC Asia Cup Qatar 2011, Doha, Qatar travel blog

AFC Asia Cup Qatar 2011

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... so we go unnoticed! (this I will explain when I get home)  Anyways, we see the soccer mascots, they have these all over Qatar and Doha.  I am very pleased when I see them up close and personal! I sit next to Susan's son.  He is 6 and he is ...

dohan, Dohan, Qatar travel blog

dohan

A travel blog entry by dancingshanti

... --learning. my stopover to india was here, and it was good for my anxiety about arabian countries. some interesting facts: 1. qatar is the richest country in the gulf and subsequently one of the richest in the world. 2. they have unusually high ...

Alrmailah Family Park Only, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Alrmailah Family Park Only

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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... - just the concept not the look and feel)  Magic..... It was good to get back 'home'. Funny I feel like this given the first month or so... Parts of Doha are so clean and fresh compared to Amman - but then Amman is a very old city... ...

Arrived in the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Arrived in the Middle East

A travel blog entry by megin

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Hi everyone! Liz and I just arrived in Doha.  We are well and the flight was good and uneventful.  I will write more soon.  Our plane leaves for New Delhi in two hours and Liz still wants to check her email. One thing this place has ...

Awards Dinner, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Awards Dinner

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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The company has a vision to be the employer of choice for Qatari's in Qatar.  To celebrate the continued success of this vision a annual event awards dinner is held.  The department was invited to attend and it was a nice evening out.  ...

Qatar wins FIFA 2022 Bid!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar wins FIFA 2022 Bid!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... buzzing with excitement in hopes for the win announcement tonight for the 2022 FIFA.  Plans for parties and gatherings across Qatar for the announcement.  I opted to stay home as getting a taxi during this time would be difficult and long ...

Camping at the Inland Sea, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Camping at the Inland Sea

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... I followed instructions! (smile) The Inland Sea is a place that the Persian  Gulf comes in and goes between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.  It makes for a really quiet calm spot with beautiful views.  We had seen some of this place when Frank was ...

wie alles sich noch zum guten wendete....., Doha, Qatar travel blog

wie alles sich noch zum guten wendete.....

A travel blog entry by larissa-ume

wow,wir haben in den letzten 48 noch soviel erlebt,dass ich gar nicht weiss wo ich anfangen soll zu erzaehlen....die eindruecklichsten erlebnisse waren.....gestern ein ausflug in die wueste:die duenen voellig kaputt gefahren von den wahnsinns autos die ...

The Beach one last time!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Beach one last time!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... .  I was glad to see so many people so happy.  Once again I was so lucky to be invited to share in such a great event.  I am thankful to be at the beach with such wonderful folks on my last Friday in Qatar. 5 days before I return home! N ...

Tribeca Film Festival Anyone?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Tribeca Film Festival Anyone?

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Can you believe it the Tribeca Film Festival, here in Doha, Qatar?? Can it be true?  Well folks, indeed it is here.  This is the second time for Qatar to host this event and there is lots of excitement in the air.  Premiers, red carpets and ...

Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar

A travel blog entry by thomasmb

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... that the government wouldn't allow that. Yes Matt is a party pooper and a dream killer! Let's get something out there right away, Qatar is very very very Muslim, and females should show no form of skin. Well my beloved wife had to do the opposite as ...

Doha Day 2, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha Day 2

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

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... encounter. I was more terrified in London than here. In London, I felt like people were rude and much less likely to help you. Qatar is the exact opposite. People all over think of the Middle East as a War torn area of the world. Qatar is not that ...

Doha, Qatar - The beginning of it all, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha, Qatar - The beginning of it all

A travel blog entry by chowyunmatt

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August 24th 2008 - Doha, Qatar The exchange begins! It’s 8pm as I step off the plane onto the sauna of a tarmac that is Doha International. Even at 8 at night it still manages to be 40 degrees outside with sand and dust in the air. Surprisingly it ...

Souk Waqif and Moroccan Dinner, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Souk Waqif and Moroccan Dinner

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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After a full day of poolside, Monday night brings us out to venture to the Souk and see what my babe can buy me! This will be Frank's first trip to the Souk so I am very excited to show him around.  Due to the Eid Holiday there is lots going on at ...

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