Everyone knows that driving in Doha is a rough experience. People disregard rules, drive like maniacs, ignore the speed limits, and just don’t care about anyone else. If I had a say, I’d send them all back to driving school with strict instructions on not to let them pass unless they’ve completed 500 hours. And maybe… Continue reading #DohaRoadRage – Things that piss me off on the road
I’m not sure when exactly the Msheireb museums opened, but when I read about it on a recent Doha News article I immediately made plans to visit soon. Located in the ‘heart of Doha’, just behind the Emiri Diwan and next to Souq Waqif, it’s pretty much in a great location for a convenient day… Continue reading A visit to the Msheireb Museums in Doha, Qatar
“We’re leaving Doha.” “What??? “We’re leaving in a few weeks!” “Where’s my two months notice?!” “Haha! Other people only require one month!” “You better text me constantly. Don’t be an Expat Friend. Be a Friend.” “You should copyright that!” A conversation that took place just last night that I half expected, half hated. I was… Continue reading Don’t be an Expat Friend
I’m a bit (okay, VERY) late to the Qatar Link Up party, but whatever. The restaurant scene in Doha is growing at such a rapid rate that I really can’t keep up. There are so many new restaurants popping up every other week, and they just keep getting better and better. I haven’t even begun… Continue reading The difficult decision: What’s my favourite restaurant in Doha?
A showcase featuring contemporary art from China, What About The Art? is the latest exhibit to hit the Al Riwaq Gallery, and one of the many events tied with Qatar China 2016. Curated by internationally acclaimed New York based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, the exhibit is filled with the different artworks of 15 different contemporary Chinese… Continue reading What about the Art?
One of my favourite pieces in Katara. Every Sunday I will post a photo or two of something random. Okay, who am I kidding, I’ll mostly be posting pictures of my dogs.
I made a promise to myself to try and attend as many events by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra as I can, especially after I enjoyed the last one I went to so much. When the QPO launched an event on Facebook for ‘Music from Star Wars and Other Films’, I bought my tickets immediately, a… Continue reading Music from Star Wars and Other Films – a great performance by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra