Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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La gentillesse, Doha, Qatar travel blog

La gentillesse

A travel blog entry by mikbelanger


English link :   Me voilà enfin à Doha, capitale du Qatar. D'abord, je dois dire que mes 2 vols se sont passés à merveille. Le petit vol Montreal-Washington a été bien calme et le 2e, entre Washington et Doha, a ...

Bored Bored Bored, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Bored Bored Bored

A travel blog entry by anniebenham


... boring but I am stuck in Doha for 8 hour and I have very little to do (hence the blog entry). Travelling on Qatar Airlines was an absolute delight, the flight attendants provided excellent service, the food was good, the movies were very up ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by compassionfruit


... of a sudden, we were in the air and out of the snow and cold. I could not have imagined our stop over destination of Doha, Qatar. It is on the Arabian peninsula and is smaller than the island of Manhattan with a population of 250,000. It's existance is ...

Could it possibly be more excitement in Qatar????, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Could it possibly be more excitement in Qatar????

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

October 26 thru 31 brings to Qatar the World Tennis Association Tennis Tournament.  This my dears means that the top competitors of womens tennis world are here, really!  In Qatar!  And no doubt during the same time as the Tribeca, ...

Exploring North of Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Exploring North of Qatar

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


With Frank in town, I decided to book a tour to go to the North of Qatar.  This means they took us from Doha through Al Khor, Al Shamal & Madinat.  Basically we went to see half of the country!  In Al Khor which used to be the major ...

After a full day, Lebanese for dinner!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

After a full day, Lebanese for dinner!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


Yummy!  Frank and I came back from our North of Qatar trip we decided it would be nice to walk "The Pearl" and find a place to eat.  We settled for Lebanese.  We had an awesome meal, with wine, yes my dears there was wine and yes Frank had ...

Poolside, relaxation and cooking in, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Poolside, relaxation and cooking in

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

... .  Adult beverages poolside, ahhhh!  Perfect day, Frank smoked a cigar and we just enjoyed our company and took in the Qatar sun.  We cooked in today, so adventure.  Frank appreciated the home cooking he has not had in 1 1/2 months! 4 ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by time

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Al Wakrah, Qatar, Al Wakrah, Qatar travel blog

Al Wakrah, Qatar

A travel blog entry by hodizzle

... , sleep seemed like the best thing going. The pads and blankets looked like a pile of debris gathered from one of Qatar's many condemned buildings after the residents abandoned ship. I removed my accountant's shoes, lay down on a discolored sleeping pad, ...

Training Day 1, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Training Day 1

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo


... participants were really an excited bunch of interpreters. Its exciting because they will be the first trained Medical Interpreters in Qatar. They are like sponges, they are soaking up all of the information that we have. We ended our training at ...

Wine and Food, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Wine and Food

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... ' wine. What will it be like in another 5 years!! Do I have to get off this flight!!!!! Wines and beer purchased at Qatar Distribution Company 11/05/2006. There is only one liquour outlet in Qatar. You need to have a drinking licence to buy ...

Madrid-Doha-Bombay, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by raquel_chiel


... selection of 50+ films, TV-series and computergames has me on the edge of my seat until we reach Doha 7 hours later. Doha airport is spectacularly dull. There is nothing hinting at local culture beside the obvious willingness to consider the trade-off ...

Life is just too funny sometimes, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Life is just too funny sometimes

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... hour in the expensive store to find a solution for getting about town.  I hope Salthar also knows how to go to the northern villages so I can see a bit of Qatar besides just Doha.  And yes, I bought lots of water and a very high SPF ...

Where the boys are!!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Where the boys are!!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


You ever heard of the movie "Where the boys are?"  I felt that I had taken a step in to this movie on this day.  Crazy I know but true! Farah and I were invited for an outing to the "Camp" at Ras Laffan City.  This is where all the folks ...

Christmas Party at Inge's, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Christmas Party at Inge's

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... home to celebrate Christmas and get in the Christmas spirit.  She has a small gathering of friends since folks will be leaving Qatar for the Christmas Holiday.  It has been a full weekend with Thursdays trip to Ras Laffan, the Gala on Friday ...

Flight to Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flight to Doha

A travel blog entry by jackandhenrik


... we were on our honeymoon, instead we got a raised eyebrow, this was going to be an interesting journey. First impressions of Qatar airlines are fairly positive. We were welcomed with an illegally hot face towel which only made Jack's shaven baby face look ...

Now I have company!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Now I have company!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


Today I received Ava the cat.  Ava belongs to Lisa who is relocating to Dubai.  Since I was kinda lonely missing my babe and my cat Sissy, I took on Ava.  She is the sweetest cat.  I am so excited to have her I hope we will get ...

TO DOHA, Doha, United Arab Emirates travel blog


A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

I got to my stop over, Doha, a sterile airport as usual. Interestingly they only seem to have concrete and sand ...

Falcon Surgery - To Fly Again, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Falcon Surgery - To Fly Again

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


    This morning I had my driver take me to the Qatar Falcon Center.  From the guidebook, it sounded like a place where men came to look at falcons and possibly purchase them.  From the actual experience it was a whole heck ...

My Babe is gone!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

My Babe is gone!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

,,,,,after a wonderful Overnight Safari trip and another dinner at the Lebanese restaurant on the Pearl Frank left today.  I am sad.  I will miss him and my friends and family at Thanksgiving.  I will make my plans to go home for the ...

Thanksgiving Celebration, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Thanksgiving Celebration

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... action, laughter and fun. American Football!  Seems the download did not work, this the usual issues here in Qatar when it comes to Football.  I will continue on the quest of obtaining a way to watch! I am thankful for ...

Quiet time at beach on the Pearl, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Quiet time at beach on the Pearl

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... at the beach on the Pearl.  Afterall it is still my "Thanksgiving holiday"  even though it is just another weekend in Qatar.  We endulge in viewing the mega yachts up close and take the water taxi to the beach.  The water is extremely ...

Culture of Qatar and Moonlight Cruise on a Dhow, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Culture of Qatar and Moonlight Cruise on a Dhow

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

... air on the bay was a bit cooler and for the first time we were able to sit outside without sweating. If you go to Qatar, I recommend this relaxing cruise. Tomorrow, we are going to the sand dunes and hopefully ride a camel. It is our day off from ...

Arrived!, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... not easy.  Leaving my babe and watching him drive off was probably the hardest part of this assignment.  On to the Qatar Airways check in counter without a glitch and through security I went.  While waiting in the lounge, I happened to see ...

A Day In The Desert, Doha, Qatar travel blog

A Day In The Desert

A travel blog entry by rhodes0t


We arrived in Qatar at 5 am (ish), got a visitors Visa and found a cab driver that wanted to drive us around for a few hours.  We headed out with him and watched the sun rise on the Persian Gulf which was pretty wicked.  Then we walked along the ...

The Doha 20, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Doha 20

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg


... … no matter where one is in the world, one must eat. I'm not sure I’ve found any particular dishes unique to Qatar but dining options abound.  I think the closest things I’ve found to a regional dish are Arabic sweets.  Usually ...

Australia Day and Qatar Masters Golf, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Australia Day and Qatar Masters Golf

A travel blog entry by silverfox41


Australia Day Australia Day in Doha was pretty busy. Went to the Qatar Masters Golf in the morning/afternoon and then went to Rydges for a pizza dinner and a dance and rink at the Legends Bar. The bar area at the golf was decked out in Australian ...

Desert Roses and Sink Hole, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Desert Roses and Sink Hole

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... kind of fun is right up my alley, so I graciously accept a day out to dig for "Desert Roses" and a visit to one of many Qatar sinkholes.  Who invites us?  Inge and Ignos of course!  I worry that I will never be able to repay them for the ...

Sand and sun... lots of both, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Sand and sun... lots of both

A travel blog entry by gapostol


... the U.S., G. doesn't) but this was the only thing we could do for free in an air-conditioned environment.  The bottom line? Qatar is a more interesting country that some of the blogs here would make you think but one needs to be aware of several ...

Achievement Unlocked: Puppetmaster, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Achievement Unlocked: Puppetmaster

A travel blog entry by ifranz

So here I am at Doha airport and it's time to get in shape for the last intercontinental flight of this journey. Had the brilliant idea to spend the last hours in Kathmandu looking for interesting ways of getting rid of my last rupees, somehow worked ...

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