Category: SOUL-spirations

Why is it good for OFWs to invest in real estate?

With my recent postings on social media, a lot of people are asking me several questions. About the cost of the properties, location, and even advises which one is the best for them. Most people I know are thinking If I made a career shift to real estate selling (actually, it should be called… a

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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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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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PINOY LINGO! A New Segment of BestLifeQatar for Kabayan followers

The month of May marks another milestone for #BestLifeQatar as we embark on a new journey and a new platform to communicate with our friends and followers. We are launching the PINOY LINGO which is a venue for me to express my thoughts and opinions in our native language while trying to be more engaging

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TALK SERIES WITH BO’s COFFEE QATAR

In our pursuit to provide up and coming content creators a venue for knowledge sharing and support, we collaborated with another Filipino company in Qatar – Bo’s Coffee Qatar, for a special TALK SERIES this April 2019. This is also in line with the first year anniversary celebration of the coffee company’s flagship store in

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01…02…03 MALL!

The rise of malls in Qatar is very prominent with more than 20 major malls scattered all over this tiny peninsula. But we’ve discovered a particularly great concept of malls by a leading real estate company in Qatar, wherein they specifically targeted thriving communities and established smaller shopping complexes to cater to the community residents’

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HOME MAKEOVER FOR LESS: Ideas from Qatar-based Architects

A few days ago, my wife came across an interesting video on Facebook about home makeover by an Architect-couple who is based in Qatar. They are doing a special project for their portfolio which showcases their design styles and expertise and in the process, helping out close friends and colleagues who want a home makeover

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Let’s Get Physical: Fitness Gyms In Doha

Starting late last year, my wife and I have been noticing a growing number of fitness centers that are opening in the city. They are coming along with the opening of new buildings and commercial establishments almost everywhere. And while it’s a good indication of the growing trend for physical fitness and health consciousness, we

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SPECIAL SERIES: 19 Best Parks in Doha

To help you plan ahead for your outdoor events or weekend activities as an alternative to shopping malls, here are some of the outdoor parks that you could consider. If you feel like jogging, strolling around or having a family picnic, there’s a lot of public parks available around Doha and its peripherals alone. And

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SPECIAL SERIES: 19 Best Filipino Establishments in Qatar

From among the lists that we released for this series, this one is the most talked about in our community. Others are even surprised that some of these are actually “Filipino-brands” and some got a bit confused with the terms “having an office/store” and “having an operation/assigned staff” here in Qatar. We intentionally did not

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