Category: My-musings

HILLSONG LONDON │Live In Doha│Night of Worship 2019

We watched the HILLSONG LONDON concert on 15th November 2019, at the Asian Town Amphitheater – Doha, Qatar. It was the culmination of their 4-day Arise and Build Leaders Conference which was held at the Ezdan Palace Hotel from November 11-14, 2019. There was a large number of people gathering together on this one-night-only worship

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Is Polio Vaccination Certificate Required When Traveling?

We posted advance information on our FACEBOOK PAGE regarding the news on POLIO VACCINE being required for all travelers bound for Qatar. A recent update from GMA News (click this link) was quoted showing a list of countries requiring an International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for travelers from the Philippines. The Department of Health (DOH)

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What’s Inside Nuvali?

I remember visiting Nuvali during its initial development stage in 2009, then on several occasions during our annual vacation on our way to Tagaytay, and this year 2019. Surely, the entire landscape has changed. And for the better, it has become a living city out of a barren grassland in Sta. Rosa, Laguna area. According

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#MakeYourMoveWorthIt: My 1-Week Trip To Manila

Yes! I was in Manila for one week and it was one eventful trip filled with road trips, food adventures, and appreciating the good life has to offer. It was a pleasant surprise and I am just thankful that my company allowed me to go on leave even on short notice (maybe because, I didn’t

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BACK2SCHOOL: Are your kids ready?

Most schools in Qatar will reopen by the end of August 2019. Many students are already excited to meet their classmates and others are excited to see their new campus and meet new friends. Jasmine is now on her 1st grade and the thought of going to a big school excites her so much. After

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Cost of Living in Qatar: A Different Perspective

Our approach shouldn’t be to spend based on how much is the present market price, but on how much is our actual budget – thus, taking it on a “different perspective”. What should dictate our expenses should be our available budget in order to avoid resorting to overspending or borrowing money in case of fund shortage.

Airbnb 102: Tips on how to become a great Guest and a Super Host

This is a supplementary blog post for our VLOG ENTRY entitled: “How we stayed overnight at The Pearl-Qatar for only QR87? || AIRBNB” (click this link to watch the whole episode). It was quite a long video (19 minutes long) in our desire to incorporate both a tutorial and our personal experience in one staycation

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VIDEO: Watched Disney’s Aladdin Movie in the underground cinema of Souq Waqif!

I have a confession to make, it was my first time to watch ALADDIN! Over the years of existence, I only realized while watching the movie’s remake on the big screen that none of the scenes are familiar to me. Except for the popular magic carpet ride scene with its Oscar award-winning theme song A

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Ramadan In The Eyes Of An Expat Blogger

Today, 6th of May 2019 marks the start of the month-long celebration of Ramadan. During this season, all Muslims are expected to fast and refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids, smoking, engaging in sexual relations and sinful behaviors that may negate the rewards of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five

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