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”

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”

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.

What Men and Women Wear in the Middle East

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”

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”