Category: DOHA-ppenings

Of Saturdates, Cherry Blossoms, Painting Exhibition, and a Wedding Proposal

When you have half a day of work and a big line up of activities ahead, then you’re definitely in for one amazing weekend. SHADES CAFÉ AND EATERY In the Philippines, an “eatery” refers to a small sidewalk restaurant offering fast food to its customers. But its definitely the extreme opposite for Shades Cafe and

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Filipino Property Show in Qatar

The Association of Filipino Real Estate Executives in Qatar (AFREEQ) staged its second season of the Philippine Property Investment Show – QATAR (PPISQ) last October 28-29, 2016 at the Splash Water Park, Katara Beach Front. The event was participated by premier Filipino real estate companies, mostly those with established offices or marketing teams in Qatar. It

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Hospitality Qatar 2016: A Photo Blog

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheik Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce for the State of Qatar, the second annual global hospitality and horeca show of Qatar took place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center last October 18-20, 2016. There were lots of food-arts on display. You can feast your

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Our unique Saturday eat-away

After work today, we decided to drive around town and see random places for some gastronomic adventure. Here’s what we discovered: Majilis Al Shamali – Female Housing Complex (Qatar Foundation) During weekends, they are only open for Education City students and staff. While from Sunday to Thursday, they are open to everybody.  They serve breakfast from 7am

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Kulinarya Qatar 2016-Day3: A Triumph of Filipino Bayanihan

This year’s edition of Kulinarya Qatar was indeed a big success. The last day’s highlight was the coronation of Little MR. and MS Kulinarya 2016 and the special awards to the participating restaurants. Congratulations to all the winners! Photos are courtesy of a photography friend Sir Delcon Castaneda. A BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE ORGANIZERS!

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Kulinarya Qatar 2016-Day2: Zumba Glow and Alikabok The Musical

It’s Day 2 of the biggest gathering of Filipino restaurateurs in Qatar and they continue to attract more and more guests even from other expat communities. At around 6pm, the host announced that they have reached an approximate 2,500 gate attendance for that day alone. The highlight of the day is the ZUMBA GLOW top billed by

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Kulinarya Qatar 2016: A Yummy Feast-ival

Pinoys in Qatar will surely have a great time enjoying and feasting on many authentic Filipino dishes and delicacies at very reasonable prices. Running from September 12-14  (during Eid al Adha holidays) at the Westin Hotel and Spa, this annual event is also a great showcase of Filipino talents: from fashion design, to music and dance,

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A salute to the Filipino Entrepreneurial Spirit in Qatar

The Filipino community in Doha, Qatar celebrated the Philippines’ 118th Independence Day last June 3 – way ahead of the usual and just before the Ramadan kicked off last June 6. Luckily, we were able to witness an amazing display of Filipino creativity, passion and spirit. And i had to make sure my kids would experience it even

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Marriage Made Stronger ZekeKhat V2.0

Last March 10-11, 2016, we had an overnight couples retreat with our church family in Doha. It was indeed a getaway from the busy week as me and my wife only intended to be a regular participant, without any special assignments this time. Well, it was quite an experience to do nothing but sit back, relax,

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