How to Respectfully Visit a Mosque

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 your travels!

Staying with a Qatari Family

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 live with locals. I got to learn so many customs and details that I never would have learned on my own or even if I’d been traveling with someone else. And I’m letting you in on all those things, too!

What to Pack for Doha, Qatar: Ladies Edition

My recent trip to Qatar gave me a little bit of a packing challenge: what to pack for heat and humidity well over 100-degrees Fahrenheit that provides enough coverage. The solution was linen, light cotton, and some interchangeable pieces.