How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque

Updated April 2020. Have you ever visited a mosque? It can be kind of intimidating, especially for women, if you’ve never been in one before. So that’s why I decided to write up a quick guide of do’s and don’t’s so you won’t have to miss out on this cultural and spiritual experience on yourContinue reading “How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque”

How to Ride a Camel (and other Qatari Adventures)

Updated April 2020. My time in Qatar was full of adventures—Arabian nights, learning to haggle, eating pigeon, riding the sand dunes, and even swimming in the Arabian Gulf at sunrise! With so much fun and so many exciting excursions, this post is all about the adventures! How to Ride a Camel When I visited Qatar,Continue reading “How to Ride a Camel (and other Qatari Adventures)”

Staying with a Qatari Family

Updated April 2020. If you followed along on Facebook and Instagram last month, you know I spent a week with family friends in Doha, Qatar. It was a unique experience because it’s one thing to travel to a new place, something else to travel to a new place solo, and yet another to actually liveContinue reading “Staying with a Qatari Family”

The Ultimate Guide to Arabian Nights in Qatar

Updated April 2020. The Middle East is hot. It just is. The sun is relentless during the summer days, so people often sleep late, enjoy museums and shopping in air conditioned buildings during the day, and do much of their living at night! The sun goes down around 6:30pm and comes up around 4:30am, soContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Arabian Nights in Qatar”

What to Know Before You Visit Qatar

Updated April 2020. Is Qatar on your “to go” list? I recently had a unique opportunity to visit some family friends there this summer, and I learned so much! So I came up with this great list of things to know before you go! Terminology The official language of Qatar is Arabic. All the wordsContinue reading “What to Know Before You Visit Qatar”

10 Things To Do in Qatar

Updated April 2020. If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you know I just got home from an epic trip to the tiny Middle Eastern country of Qatar! I had a pretty unique experience there because I stayed with a Qatari family. They were so gracious and made sure I got to experienceContinue reading “10 Things To Do in Qatar”

What About Qatar?

Updated April 2020. If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know I just got home from an epic trip to Doha, Qatar. I got a lot of shocked and quizzical looks when I started telling people I planned to visit Qatar (and in summer, no less!), so I was inspired to writeContinue reading “What About Qatar?”