Travel Blogs from Qatar

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Reflections on Nepal, Hello Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Reflections on Nepal, Hello Doha

A travel blog entry by jimmyandkristen


... a way to be more inefficient. I watched 4 episodes of Scrubs on the plane, in honor of Lloyd and the Wolverines.  Qatar Airways is SO nice. And then we got to Doha.  Holy shit, major culture/time/space continuum shock.  Sweaty sticky ...

Driving Mr. Mark, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Driving Mr. Mark

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

... able to talk some sense into the officer with his basic Arabic.  He explains that he came from Bahrain and received his Qatar license by showing his Bahrain license and this should be the same for his Canadian friend here.  The officer replied; ...

Change at Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Change at Doha

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

... of my pal Woody who will be with me for the week in Bangkok. We took a plane from Gatwick to Bangkok via Qatar with Qatar Airlines (the cheapest we could get). This flight was long went fairly quickly and we were soon at Doha airport to change planes. ...

Fourth of July Festivities!, Doha Qatar, Qatar travel blog

Fourth of July Festivities!

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein


Back home, I usually spend the Fourth of July running a half marathon and going to a barbecue. I'm indifferent to the fireworks.  Since the Fourth fell on a Sunday, that’s my day off, so I was able to at least attempt to follow parts of my ...

Overnight in the desert, Umm Sa'id, Qatar travel blog

Overnight in the desert

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva


... all over the place. We played cards with a group of 8 traveling together. Most of them were English teachers here in Qatar. One girl was a flight host for the national airline. The rest were visiting their teacher friends or family, except for one ...

Doha, where the Sheiks are Chic, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha, where the Sheiks are Chic

A travel blog entry by jimmyandkristen


... the boy resent the American or British kids who can see their mothers' eyes?  And, what's it like to grow up a Westerner in Qatar, where one's mother showing her face and hair in public is NOT the norm?   A little girl in a pink dress with ...

Back to work.., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Back to work..

A travel blog entry by shaunna

In ...

Al Udeid, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Al Udeid

A travel blog entry by shaunna

In ...

Adventures in Banking, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Adventures in Banking

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

One would presume that, as Director of Finance, I would have signing authority over our bank accounts. This would be a fair and correct presumption but that authority is not automatic with the title of course.  The paperwork to arrange this is not ...

Quality Not Quantity, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Quality Not Quantity

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan


We spent our final morning in Africa sampling the last of the Kenyan beers that we had not yet tried.  For those following Brendan's beer log Tusker Lager was by far the best.  Before heading to the airport we had our final meal in ...

New Years Eve, Doha, Qatar travel blog

New Years Eve

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva


... our small suitcase inside and asked if it was too early to check in. They said "no problem" (nothing is a problem in Qatar) and checked us in. The bellboy even brought us champagne flutes filled with pineapple juice while we checked in. Our hotel room is ...

Ramadan Mubarak!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Ramadan Mubarak!

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein


Ramadan Mubarak!  (Happy Ramadan!) Today starts the first day of Ramadan.  In order to get a better understanding of the religion and culture, I decided to fast today.  Fasting is a time to practice self restraint and to become closer to ...

Vuelo de ida, Barcelona-Madrid (España)-Doha (Qatar)-Bangkok (Tailandia), Spain travel blog

Vuelo de ida

A travel blog entry by javiersonia-bcn


  .- Barcelona - Madrid = 01:15 h. (Spanair) .- Madrid (Espana) - Doha (Qatar) = 06:50 h. - Qatar Airways No vimos el circuito de F1.... .- Doha (Qatar) - Bangkok (Tailandia) = 06:20 h. - Qatar ...

Gonna be a fun year.......maybe?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Gonna be a fun year.......maybe?

A travel blog entry by mikejersey25


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The exausting part of travelling, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The exausting part of travelling

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez


... to 7 Egyptian pounds. He even ended up paying. He hung out with me at the airport till his dad came to pick him up. Qatar is an amazing airline. The service can't be beat. They keep feeding you. Private screens where i watched "Jonases". The mivie made ...

Postojanka v Dohi, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Postojanka v Dohi

A travel blog entry by sergejs

Po 8 in pol urnem letu, ki nas je pustil razocarane (dobili smo letalo brez individualnih ekranckov, na glavnih monitorjih pa so en film zavrteli 2x zapored....) smo prispeli v Doho in 8 urno cakanje na naslednji let se je pricelo. Spravili smo se v ...

First day in the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

First day in the Middle East

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva


We arrived at the airport in Doha at about 2am this morning. We went through immigration where we got our visas. The women behind the desks were all dressed in black, cloaked in veils. The woman helping us was very pleasant and completely avoided looking ...

A day at the beach, Mesaieed, Qatar travel blog

A day at the beach

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva


We managed to make it to breakfast in time this morning, which consisted of an assortment of pastries and some tea. Then we walked down to the bus station which is not very far from our hotel. I got a lot of looks at the station. The bus station was ...

To Dubai and Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

To Dubai and Doha

A travel blog entry by juicer0


... nbsp; Arrival in Doha was such a breeze.  The Doha airport has no jet bridges.  All passengers are bussed.  Qatar Airways uses specially designed busses for First Class passengers only.  No standing on these buses; you want to sit ...

Adventures in Personal Banking, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Adventures in Personal Banking

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

... bank than a couple of days ago, to open a personal chequing account.  For this, as with so many other things in Qatar, one needs a "no objection certificate" (NOC)  from their employer.  For a bank account, the NOC basically just states ...

Une fête dans les airs pour Misael, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Une fête dans les airs pour Misael

A travel blog entry by world_citizens


... au Maroc... Puis Coréen en Chine... Le tout avec une nuit entre 2 vols internationaux à manger de l'indien au Qatar ! Vraiment rien d'ordinaire comme fête ! Let be this year a good year of love, discovery and happiness Yours, Marie ...

Excited for first vacation, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Excited for first vacation

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

Haven't written anything in ages.  Work is busy and I still don't have internet at my apartment but I'm latching on to a neighnours at the moment.  Ramadan is nearing an end and that means a statutory holiday (Eid Al Fitr) is also coming ...

Qatar...pays de l onyx, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar...pays de l onyx

A travel blog entry by amidlifecrisis


Top 5: Qatar Airways 1-     Menu pour le souper! Un vrai repas comme dans le bon vieux temps et qu'on ne retrouve maintenant qu’en première classe. 2-     Surprises telles que petits bas, pochette a argent, ...

Surfer's night out, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Surfer's night out

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

... 8217;s grape which was better but I won’t be rushing out to buy my own hookah.  At any rate, shisha is a quintessential Qatar/Middle East experience and I’m sure this won’t be my last time. Our last stop on our big night out was the ...

Officially a Resident, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Officially a Resident

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

... ;s had the same thing happen in Canada where they were determined not to be of any particular concern but, of course, the Qatar officials don’t care what Canadian doctors have said.  After weeks of going from hospitals to clinics seeing various ...

Prihod v Doho, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Prihod v Doho

A travel blog entry by sergejs


Prvo mozno javljanje iz samsungove internet tocke na letaliscu v Dohi. Mukotrpno 6 urno cakanje na mukotrpen 6 urni let :D Slikice sledijo :) Naslednje javljanje ...

Welcome to Steve's Qatar Blog!, Doha Qatar, Qatar travel blog

Welcome to Steve's Qatar Blog!

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein


... to hearing from you and posting more!  In the meantime, here are some pics to whet your appetite.   [1] Over here, we pronounce Qatar “Kha-TAR.” They told me before I left to pronounce it “Cutter,” but nobody does ...

Hotter than Hell, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hotter than Hell

A travel blog entry by kskye1

... adorn their buildings. When we got to the ocean, we could see the many city center across the bay. In the last 20 years, Qatar literally created the penisula that the new city exists on! We saw some before and after pìctures and it´s just amazing ...

Finally!, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by shaunna

... International Airport wondering why I decided to schedule my flight out of here 9 ½ hours after my flight from Kandahar got in.  Qatar Airways doesn't check you in until three hours before the flight.  I knew this.  I sat in the terminal ...

Doha - Light Reading, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha - Light Reading

A travel blog entry by kimande

You know you have lived in the Gulf too long when: - You need a sweater when it's 80 degrees Fahrenheit - Your idea of housework is leaving a list for the houseboy - You send friends a map instead of your address - You believe that ...

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