QIFF 2019 Guide


The 10th edition of the Qatar International Food Festival QIFF 2019 is here. From the 20th to 30th March at Oxygen Park there will be free cooking shows, masterclasses, cooking competitions, lots of delicious food and fun for the whole family. Timing: Weekdays: 3pm to midnight Weekends: 3pm to 1am Free Master Class Sessions Learn all about cooking, baking and…

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Subzero Qatar’s ICE LOUNGE


Sitting on a carved ice sculpture, with a hot chocolate while surrounded by grand statues of ice, in Subzero Ice Lounge is truly a unique experience. Guests are provided with gloves, a blanket-like jacket and a heavy Arabian coat known as ‘Farwa’ to protect them from extreme cold where the temperature reaches -9’C. Sub-Zero is essentially a giant freezer with…

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Women’s Month In Qatar 2019


Women’s month is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on women’s achievements, struggles, and acknowledge the important role they play in society. Here are a few of the many exciting events, promotions, treats and workshops that are lined up in Qatar. What She Said W Doha has announced another WHAT SHE SAID panel discussion with some of the nation’s most…

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Mums support groups in Qatar.


I am a huge advocate of women uplifting, supporting and inspiring other women. Here is my list of Mums support groups in Qatar. Community Connect Doha A support platform that aims to share ideas, resources, and connections to build a stronger community. Not only do they highlight community resources, they connect people to resources, and run educational workshops. Workshops are…

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Libraries In Qatar


“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life.” –Sidney Sheldon The Magic Library of Wonders. Launched by Qatar Foundation, the National Reading Campaign is a program that aims to engage the whole community in reading by drawing them…

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Discover Writers Living in Qatar


While Qatar is home to many writers and novelists, not many of us know much about them. Writers not only create a story, they gently guide the readers imagination and provoke new ideas and a better understanding of the society we live in. Below are a few of the most interesting and influential writers living in Qatar right now. Mohanalakshmi…

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Mosques of Qatar


There are many beautiful mosques in Qatar. Mosques are beautiful sacred places where muslims connect to their Creator. Below are some of my favourite mosques in Qatar. Education City Mosque Education City Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques I have ever seen, emphasizing the richness and diversity of the Islamic heritage. The 35 000m2 building can accommodate 1,800…

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Outdoor Activities in Qatar.


Have you tried fun OUTDOOR activities in Qatar? Here are a few suggestions to inspire you to get outside. Feel free to send us tips and ideas of other fun activities to do in Qatar. Qatar Shooting ⏰From Saturday to Wednesday from 4 pm to 8 pm 💰Shotgun rate: 100 QR per round of 25 shots, including cartridges, targets and…

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Free Events in Qatar on Sports Day


National Sports Day is a national holiday in Qatar, held annually on the second Tuesday in February, with the main objective of promoting a healthy lifestyle among its population. Below are some of my favourite FREE activities. QATAR TOTAL OPEN 2019 COMPLIMENTARY PASSES for NEW IN DOHA followers Venue: Khalifa tennis and Squash complex main public Entrance Dates for complimentary…

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Free Exhibitions In Qatar


When we think about art, we all first think about museums. Besides the beautiful museums in Qatar, there are many ongoing FREE exhibitions that change monthly that are definitely worth visiting. Here are some of my suggestions of FREE exhibitions that are not in museums: Katara As a world-leader for multi-cultural activities, Katara’s vision of building a community of creative…

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“4 Visions” Art Exhibition at Katara, Qatar


The Cultural Village Foundation is celebrating the diversity of four incredibly talented artists, who work with different mediums and styles and coming together to share their artistic talent at Katara. Shehla Khalid Khan’s, Mala Waseem’s, Adnan Siraj’s and Shazia Bhanji’s artwork will be on display at the “4Visions” group exhibition from 4th-12th February from 10am-10pm. Join them for opening night…

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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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