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DAYCATION? A new way to enjoy Doha summer

We know staycation. Now, people have invented another term called DAYCATION for a shorter 1-day only escape within the city or nearby destination. While it’s not really a new term, but for Doha’s busy professionals and parents wanting to have a quick relaxation and bonding moment, this could be a new alternative. The word daycation basically refers

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StrEATS OF DOHA Part 2: Al Nasr

We hope that you loved the first installment of our series: StrEATS OF DOHA, featuring Matar Qadeem (click this link if you haven’t read it yet). And if you are enjoying the contents on this blog, please feel free to LIKE, SHARE and SUBSCRIBE to get notifications on our latest post. This time, we are

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WE ARE RANKED 2ND! BLQ’s Second Year Blog-niversary Special

It was during the height of national elections in the Philippines in 2016 when politics took over all daily conversations on social media. Tired of seeing online debates and political mudslinging, I decided to leave the pitiful battleground where nobody wins and everyone becomes a victim. Then I drew my own course, and started anew…

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Gahwetna: A Sweet Qatari Treat

After our gastronomic exploration at JWALA RESTAURANT in Medina Centrale, we just move to the other side of the block and checked out another café recommendation in the area. An old souq ambiance with walls embellished with traditional Qatari paintings, brass kettles, and lamps on the ceiling. Its small interior space was well complemented by

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JWALA RESTAURANT: Doha’s Little India

They said that one of the best ways to know a country’s culture is through their food. And as we embark on our new journey this 2018, it is our desire to expose ourselves not only to different places but also to a variety of cuisines. As part of our new blog direction #BLQWEEKENDS, we

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18 Ways To Celebrate DOHA NYE ’18

18 ON ’18 is a BEST LIFE QATAR New Year’s Special dedicated to providing information to our readers on where to go or what to do on December 31. This could be a series of posts so please show some support. Thank you!   In few days, we will say goodbye to 2017 and welcome

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A Mother’s Legacy

Few years back, we would always have a long Christmas celebration starting from the evening of December 24 for the traditional Christmas Eve dinner. Then it extends to the whole day of December 25 when all my mother’s inaanak (godchildren) would visit her. And it will culminate on December 26 when all our relatives would

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Merry Christmas from BEST LIFE QATAR!

Indeed, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. While our celebrations vary in forms and sizes, the joy in our hearts is all that matters. May you feel the spirit of LOVE even in distance or in togetherness. For expats who are celebrating, it’s always a dream to spend the holidays back home…. where

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DOHA BUS SAFARI ADVENTURE

Recently, I wrote about our Doha tour courtesy of DOHA BUS and I can say that it was one of the easiest ways for visitors to get to some of the main attractions of the city. And while others may find the routes very familiar already, I’ve found yet another DOHA BUS adventure that even

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Our Reader’s Choice for the Best Burger of the Festival is . . .  

Last weekend (December 6-9, 2017), the first ever Doha Burger Festival was held at the Hotel Park drawing a large crowd of burger lovers from all over the country. The event kicked off with last minute preparations and power delay pushing the official opening to late afternoon. But this didn’t dampen the spirit of eager

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