Kelly

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Barzan Olympic Park Revisited

Look at those clouds in the sky! Seeing what a cloudy and cool-ish day yesterday was, we knew we wanted to take advantage of the outdoors, so we …

Remember Your Building Number

In Doha it can be very difficult to find the location of a building. The smaller streets in the neighborhoods can be so labyrinthine that no one …

Are You New to Qatar?

I took some time to go through my posts and created a new category that would be relevant to anyone who is thinking of moving to Qatar or has just …

Geocaching in Qatar

Desert life making you antsy? Tired of the sweltering heat? Sick of hanging out in over-A/C-ed shopping malls? The walls of your villa making you …

How to: cancel your Kahramaa account

If you’re leaving the country or moving house, you’ll probably have to cancel your water and electricity accounts with Kahramaa. Like pretty much …

Newbie Tuesdays: Clothes I wear to death in Qatar

Before I moved to Qatar I obsessed about what to wear. Obsessed. Now that I’m here, I can see that there’s nothing to worry about. It’s all about …

How to Get or Renew a Liquor Permit

<i>[Note for tourists or visitors: you do not need a liquor permit to have alcohol at a bar, the permit only applies to purchasing alcohol at the one</i> …

Mother's Day

We spent Mother's Day in Abu Dhabi. I woke up to coffee in the hotel room and a sweet card made by Dad and the kids on scrap paper in the hotel. They …

Pegasus Airlines and Local Air Prices

So there is a lot of advertising around about a new airline flying to Doha in June, the Turkish discount airline Pegasus.<p>As soon as I saw the ads I …

Newbie Tuesdays: The cold

Posted by Velvet on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment<p>A while ago I wrote about The Heat in Qatar. We all know get’s hot. It’s nothing new. …

Blog

Posted by Velvet on December 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment<p><b>Images (top left to right):</b> Qatar lovin’ from the Cornish; Doha’s Falcon Souq; Camels training …

Travel

How to: Get to Sheikh Faisal Museum

Posted by Velvet on Thursday, November 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment<p>The Sheikh Faisal Museum is one of my <b>top sites for visitors</b> to Qatar. Maybe top 3. …

14 reasons to love Qatar

Posted by Velvet on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment<p>Happy Qatar National Day everyone! To celebrate this auspicious occasion I have …

Newbie Tuesdays: The Heat

Posted by Velvet on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 · 1 Comment<p>Before we moved here this was definitely the hot topic (hehe sorry had to). What is life …

Camping at Fuwairit Beach

One of the things on my "to do" list for Qatar was to go camping. Some of our friends were going last week during spring break and invited us to join …