Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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The Pre - Detox!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Pre - Detox!

A travel blog entry by simb


So today I officially started my pre - detox! It involved cutting out meat, caffeine, alcohol and wheat in preparation for the big detox! Over the next few days I plan to "crowd out" eggs, which are my last animal food left! Crowding out is taking good ...

Umsteigen in Doha, Doha, Katar travel blog

Umsteigen in Doha

A travel blog entry by frasu


Beim Anflug auf Doha ging die Sonne langsam unter. der Flughafen war wie ein Lichtermeer vor uns. Als wir die klimatisierte Gangway runter gingen stieg uns langsam die 49 Grad heiße Luft in die Jeans hoch. Schnell in den auf 17 Grad gekühlten ...

People of the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

People of the Middle East

A travel blog entry by globe.trotter

... even a 0.1 % unemployment rate here. Its like they have more money then they know what to do with. My husband works here in Qatar and has a little different view. He thinks they are more on the demanding side and do have a unofficial caste system, i don't ...

Katar, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by jamil17


... der Welt! So trafen wir nach ca. 6 Stunden Flug nach netten gespraechen mit meinem Sitznachbarn, einem philippinischen Businessman im naechtlichen Doha an. 40 grad Celsius inbegriffen. Auch der Weiterflug verspaetete sich um circe eie halbe Stunde. ...

A Whole Cooked Camel for only Riyal 1,500, Doha, Qatar travel blog

A Whole Cooked Camel for only Riyal 1,500

A travel blog entry by janeben

Met Dad & Irene in Doha (after a transit in Dubai). Settled in to Dad's house at Beverley Hills Gardens and went for a quick lunch at The Villagio.  Still had the wing closed after the fire and the crèche accident but otherwise full of ...

Mint Lemonade, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Mint Lemonade

A travel blog entry by janeben

... to see other than some beautiful designed buidlings with mosaic clad walls. Third stop a visit to The Pearl.... Doha's answer to Dubai's Palm Island.  Luxury high rise apartments complete with luxury yachts moored in the harbours.  Had our ...

Barzan, Umm Salal Mohammed, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by neelsk


Bazran is an old fort in the town of Umm Salal Mohammed.  One of the main attractions (well, actually the ONLY attraction) of this little town, is Bazran, an old fort.  The architecture is typical arabic as you can see here ...

Excursions and Excitement, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Excursions and Excitement

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools


... of trees. After a bit of driving around one town and discovering that the old road was blocked by construction (which there is everywhere in Qatar), we found another place to go near the water. It was more of a marsh, not a beach, and the low tide left ...

Drinkies!, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by victoriajayne


... . I don't have to teach PE, Music, French, Arabic (which is good as I don't speak any Arabic!), Islamic Studies or History of Qatar, but I do have to cover citizenship instead of Islamic studies. It's a shame that the children in the Arabic class using my ...

Home we go..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Home we go...

A travel blog entry by leonajim


... 7.30 flight. The Turkish Airlines desk had a bit of a problem with us because they had no record of our connecting flight with Qatar (not sure why they should though). Finally she had us checked in right through to Perth - bags too.  We found it ...

Dumbfounded in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Dumbfounded in Doha

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools


... . It was a great evening with great conversation, that almost made me forget that I was sitting in an apartment with ex-pats, outside of Doha, Qatar. After that, he picked up some of his friends to go out, as the weekends in Qatar are Fri-Sat, not ...

Počasi proti domu, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Počasi proti domu

A travel blog entry by mi3ha


... bo prepozno. Pohodne čevlje, ki te žulijo pa le podari ;) … in še veliko več, a se ne spomnim (4h zjutraj Doha) :D Bali je drugačen, kot sem si mislil, daleč od tega kot se ti zdi ko slišiš ime Bali. Zna ...

São Paulo -> Kathmandu via Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

São Paulo -> Kathmandu via Doha

A travel blog entry by emakyama


A Asia fica longe, muito longe. O itinerário menos penoso é através de Doha, pela Qatar Airways. Ainda assim, tivemos que esperar 9 horas na conexão. Verifiquem antes de sair do Brasil se compensa já esquematizar um hotel para dormir em Doha. Nós ...

Ooh, Shiny!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Ooh, Shiny!

A travel blog entry by lochlanjw

Driving from the airport along the corniche to Doha's diplomatic quarter during the evening, you could be forgiven for thinking you have arrived not just in another country but on another planet. Neon blue buildings glitter in the distant haze, red-topped ...

Doha to London, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha to London

A travel blog entry by tomodea

Doha to London - Qatar QR11, Boeing 777-300ER - Seats 2A & 2B ...

Doha, Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha, Qatar

A travel blog entry by pabloyvero


V. pues son las cinco de la mañana y hace solazo en Doha!hemos dormido en unas sillas cómodas tipo tumbonas con mantita y todo!Son ocho horas de escala pero en un par de horitas nos vamos para Bangok!el viaje se nos ha pasado volandoooo jajaja noshan ...

No sign of the Doha Camels!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

No sign of the Doha Camels!

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda


... ; of rich and beautiful people to move in. After a short visit to the Pearl we moved on to the Katara cultural village, situated on Doha's Gulf shore.  Much to our surprise, we were taken to the centre in a golf buggy and there we found a public ...

Flight to Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flight to Qatar

A travel blog entry by mardi2013


The flight was alright, about as comfortable as a 14 hour flight can be; I got a bit of numb butt, but it wasn't too bad. The couple next to me were Italian so I felt pretty comfy just following them once we got to the airport. The airport was a bit ...

Thanksgiving, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by tpuckett


We just had probably, hands down, the best Thanksgiving meal I have ever eaten. I might have had better turkeys when I deep fried it, but never had so many other great dishes. They were all exceptional. We had great friends over which also made it very ...

lots of sand, Al udeid air base, Qatar travel blog

lots of sand

A travel blog entry by paulb5


lots and lots of ...

Exit Visa, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Exit Visa

A travel blog entry by globe.trotter


... weekend. Well thats what we thought! When we got to the Passport check out we found out something very important. If you come to Qatar on a buisness visa (sponsored by whomever you are working for) and you stay for over 30 days they need to get you an ...

Day 1, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by gina.denbow


My day began with a huge buffet spread breakfast at the Holiday Villa Hotel.  It included the regulars; eggs, pancakes,fried potatoes, pastries and fruit, but also rices, salad, meats and dessert.  It was quite a spread.   Once breakfast ...

Hot,hot,hotter !, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hot,hot,hotter !

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41


... and by credit card only - 100 rials per person, very quick and easy. The food and service was excellent , really recommend Qatar Airlines and Doha. When we arrived ( 38 degrees in the evening) we took a taxi just 28 Rials about £5.50 and then checked in ...

Qatar..., Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by petitbeurreke


... een 'executive' room gegeven. Ik vind dat niet erg, maar ik ben dan ook niet moeilijk natuurlijk.   Mijn collega die Qatar in zijn territory heeft, had gevraagd mee naar deze klant te gaan en hij heeft me dan uitgenodigd voor 't eten 's avonds ...

Čakanje na letališču, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Čakanje na letališču

A travel blog entry by mi3ha


Okoli mene nindže in strici, ki lahko kupijo Zlatka, Srečkota, Šmarno in Pohorje. Šenkan WiFi in ograjeni čistilci edina zadeva, ki me zabava.In ja, zakaj so za ograjo?Nevarni mi ne izgledajo, tla pa drgnejo, kot bi  ...

Waiting for my love, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Waiting for my love

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

    My husband has been working rotational in Nigeria for over a year now.  That means he travels to Nigeria (on our time), works 28 days straight (sunday through Sunday), about 10 to 12 hours a day.  Then he travels to ...

Twiddling thumbs for 13 hours, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Twiddling thumbs for 13 hours

A travel blog entry by bfc1980

... if it was smaller than Blackpool. Surprising when you think how many people have to change planes here. We landed from Bangkok at 11am (Doha time) and left for Blighty at 1:30am. 13 and a half hours to explore the airport. Exploring took 30 mins and for ...

Just a transfer.. but the heat!!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Just a transfer.. but the heat!!

A travel blog entry by wanderinghogg

I stepped off the plane and thought I was in a sauna... 33 degrees at midnight! Very sticky! ...

Half way across the world!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Half way across the world!

A travel blog entry by joshuauster


... , where you could smoke hookah. So overall, a great experience at the Hyatt Grand. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Doha. Just beware, as I mentioned, it is a cab ride to the Souks or the downtown area; however, taxi cabs are pretty cheap. ...

It begins, Doha, Qatar travel blog

It begins

A travel blog entry by charinchina


I'm spending a few days in Qatar with my dad, aunty, uncle and cousin before I head off to China. The last bit of relaxation and pampering before D-Day arrives. On the flight on the way over I had a couple of seats to myself by the window so the sevenish ...

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