Shop Qatar guide


Qatar’s biggest shopping festival is back! Enjoy discounts, prizes, performances and fashion events. Families can enjoy fun shows, while women can learn makeup and fashion masterclasses. There are also live concerts and cultural experiences. There are 14 retail partners including Al Mirqab Mall, Al Khor Mall, City Centre, Dar Al Salam Mall, Doha Festival City, Gulf Mall, Hyatt Plaza, Lagoona…

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Festive Events In Qatar


It’s a special time of year for those in Qatar celebrating Christmas. There are so many events, that range from making a gingerbread house to tree lighting ceremonies! The list will be updated throughout the season as events become available, so make sure to check back often to not miss anything. FESTIVE TREE LIGHTING CEREMONIES -St Regis Doha The lobby…

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Unique Gift Ideas From Qatar


It’s that time of the year where we all end up scrambling for gifts for loved ones. Every time I go back home I scratch my head and ask friends what to take. I have taken out the guesswork and stress for you this year by compiling a list of authentic souvenirs or gifts for both loved ones in Qatar…

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Outdoor Markets worth visiting in Qatar this Winter


With the weather being perfect for outdoor markets, Qatar has come alive. There are a few markets running at the moment worth visiting. The Street Food Festival in West Bay, the Night Market in Al Duhail Sports Club and the Torba Farmers Market at Qatar Foundation. Farmers Market The great vibe, relaxed ambiance and passion of the vendors can be…

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Astor Grill at St Regis

Discover the Steakhouse at St Regis Doha – Astor Grill


Charred perfectly on the outside while tender and juicy on the inside, is a combination that would make every steak lover weak at the knees. I recently tasted the Astor Grill Tomahawk Wagyu steak and it was the best steak I have ever eaten thus far. A carnivores paradise! The Experience Sophisticated decor and romantic ambience of the restaurant set…

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Free events this September in Doha Qatar


Qatar has come alive again. The summer holiday is over, the kids are back at school and the weather is cooling down. Qatar is buzzing with excitement. Here is my list of what to see, do and enjoy for FREE in Qatar this September. Qatar Foundation’s Art Trail Art trail is a series of FREE guided tours that allows the…

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Breakfast in Doha

Breakfast In Qatar


Not in the mood of cooking in the morning and want to know the best breakfast spots in Qatar? I asked some of Qatar’s foodies where their ‘go-to’ spots for a good, hearty meal to start the day is! Here’s what they said are their favourite morning menus. Wakey Wakey Qatar!     @mama_in_qatar Noorah loves Zahr el Laymoun “They…

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Travelling with kids

Travelling with Kids


It is that time of the year when lots of mums are travelling back from Summer with their kids or moving to Doha as an expat. Here are great tips on how to prepare! A guest post by F Moola at Boys Mum Life The key to traveling with kids is management. Manage the situation , manage the moods, manage…

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Cookie Decorating Doha

Coming up in Qatar this August


It can be a long summer in Qatar. Here are some great event ideas to keep the whole family busy this August! Katara Katara will host a festive Eid Al Adha celebration from August 21st during the Eid days from 8.15pm to 10pm. Katara Beach will have a show by the Police Musical Band, distribution of Eid gifts to children,…

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Eid In Qatar - Museum of Islamic Arts

Eid In Qatar


There are some great deals at Qatar’s leading hotels if you’re staying in Qatar for Eid al Adha. Now is the time to take that staycation you have been dreaming about! Banana Island SHORT BREAKS SPECIAL Stay for 2 nights or more and benefit from daily breakfast, 20% off dining and spa treatments throughout your stay, as well as complimentary…

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Brunch at Opal at St. Regis

The Lazy Saturday Brunch at Opal by Gordon Ramsay


If you are like me buffet brunches overwhelm me and stress me out. The mountains of food and the decisions that need to be made on what to choose (and me wanting to taste them ALL!) Enter the Lazy Brunch. An a la carte brunch that focuses on a few fresh quality ingredients and doing them well is a brilliant…

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How to Donate Blood in Qatar


Blood is one of the most precious gifts that anyone can give to another person as it is the gift of life. A decision to donate your blood can save lives. The Blood Donor Unit at Hamad Medical Corporation located in Al Rayyan Road is the place to go to if you would like to donate. One does not need…

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Megu Restaurant at The Pearl

Megu – Traditional Japanese Fine Dining in Qatar


Megu Qatar is a multi-award-winning and stylish restaurant offering traditional Japanese food. Diners are fortunate to experience some of the most enviable views of the luxury yachts docked in Porto Arabia. Patrons can enjoy these scenic views in both the main restaurant and from the outdoor area (which is where I will be hanging out this winter). The Food: We…

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