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”
It’s true, I set out solo to Doha, Qatar! It’s also true that I stayed with family friends who are from there. But after visiting, I can definitely recommend Qatar as a destination for solo female travelers.
I had the best food in Doha at the Assaf home. My friend Sharifa’s mom makes the most flavorful, freshest, most delicious food, and I got to watch her make parts of it, too! So here it is, this is what I ate for lunch in Qatar.
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”
My trip to Doha on Qatar Airways was definitely one to remember, and the experience was only enhanced by their world-class lounge at Hammad International Airport (DOH)! So I decided to give you a sneak peek—even in the shower!
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.
Updated April 2020. It’s a very special What I Wore Wednesday! This week it’s not about what I would wear, but what the Qatari people traditionally wear. My trip to Qatar was fascinating, and I learned so much! One of the things that concerned me most was dressing appropriately, but I really had nothing toContinue reading “What Men and Women Wear in the Middle East”
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”
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”
I am so excited to share this experience with you! I’ve heard over and over again that the Middle Eastern airlines are the best in the world, and I have finally experienced the excitement for myself.