Philippine Embassy Doha is now Accepting Passport Validity Extension! – [UPDATED 04.04.217]

—– SEE LETTER RECEIVED FROM THE EMBASSY BELOW —– Yes! You’ve read it right. For the longest time since our last post (OFWs can travel even with less than 6-mos valid passport), we thought that passport validity extension is no longer allowed at the Philippine Embassy in Doha except only for legal or medical emergencies. Maybe uncommon to … More Philippine Embassy Doha is now Accepting Passport Validity Extension! – [UPDATED 04.04.217]

A week full of scents, cheese, coffee and kindness (A Four Part Monologue)

It was indeed another very busy week where we achieved several milestones and learned tons of new things.   Part 1: Collaboration with Costa Coffee Qatar A few exchange of messages from Memac Ogilvy and things started to roll-out faster than I imagine. With only few days prior to the launch of Costa Coffee’s newest … More A week full of scents, cheese, coffee and kindness (A Four Part Monologue)

The Rice Room – Vietnamese goodness at Gulf Mall Foodcourt

Last October 2015, The Rice Room opened at the Food Court of then newly opened Gulf Mall in Al Garaffa area. They are the first restaurant to offer Vietnamese cuisines in Qatar. Due to the growing popularity of Vietnamese food not only to the local but also to the expat community, they were able to penetrate the food court market by offering … More The Rice Room – Vietnamese goodness at Gulf Mall Foodcourt

Daily Home Kitchen – serving Vietnamese Pho in Qatar

For the past several months, I was literally hooked on Vietnam travel vlogs and that got me more curious about its culture and most especially, their food. A country that is almost similar to the Philippines in terms of geography and even history, Vietnam has been in my mind for quite some time now. While … More Daily Home Kitchen – serving Vietnamese Pho in Qatar

Hits-and-Misses Weekend

“What’s-new-and-what’s-hot-weekend” turned out to be “hits-and-misses-weekend” (or should i say, mostly “misses”). It’s true that not everyday is our best day but each day is definitely teaching us something. Like when I planned for a random visit to one of newest hotels in town and it turned out to be closed to public yet – … More Hits-and-Misses Weekend

A new gem that is… Al Orjouan Restaurant & Cafe

We don’t usually run out of idea for dinner after church every Friday. But since we stuffed ourselves with loads of heavy “merienda” during our afternoon drama-thon, we still felt bloated and not ready for a heavy dinner. But after minutes of driving aimlessly, i remembered a friend recommending a new restaurant that just opened … More A new gem that is… Al Orjouan Restaurant & Cafe