Lonely Planet recommends this place to go for second hand items and that was the reason why I went there. Unfortunately, I didn't find a big choice of such items beside a hand full of shops selling... more
Qatar may be building a considerable amount of cultural, and now sports, infrastructure, but it is not above trying to lure some of those tourists who are looking for a sun holiday. Doha now has two... more
Doha's Amiri Diwan Mosque (Emir's Palace Mosque) is known by several names, including Grand Mosque or Al Sheouk Mosque. It should not be confused with the new gigantic Imam Abdul Wahhab Mosque or the... more
Close to the Museum of Islamic Art, you will see this fountain in form of an oyster with a pearl. It symbolizes the importance of the pearl diving industry which was the backbone of... more
The Desert Safari is a full day excursion and is another nice venture.
It costs $ US 75 per person.
It is a journey to the In-land-Sea about 80 to 100 kms from Doha. I am just giving you pictures... more
If you happen to be in Doha during the annual Doha Cultural Festival, be sure to check it out. It lasts for a week or two, during which there are performances, lectures, and other events happening... more
This museum is not is boring as it may sound and indeed, is an excellent modern institution which covers a field wider than "just" islamic art. The exhibition goes over several floors and has a good... more
It's a stretch of walks by the seaside. There are people sitting down and enjoy the breeze. Some will jog during the evening. The night scene is spectacular when it is full moon. There are also some... more
Here is a completely non-cultural activity that's certainly a fun diversion. It's simply a ice ramp, that you can pay to slide down. For only 15QR, you officially get two rides down. It wasn't busy... more
The Khalifa International Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Doha, Qatar - the one where the 2006 Asian Games, in case you watched them. It was built over a 1976 football stadium (in particular the... more
You don't have to look far to see camels in Qatar. There are signs that show where camel crossings are. Since camel races are a big event in that country it is not too uncommon to see camel farms with... more
The entry fee for this well maintained zoo is around 5 QAR per adult. You can see lots of animals from elephants to snakes in clean surroundings. The highlight for me was the chance to feed the indian... more
One of Quatari ventures is dune bashing and the unforgettable rides.
The fun begins when the 4X4 Wheel Drive vehicles start the dune bashing over the golden sands where you get the real meaning of... more
Gold Souq is the place where you can buy all the jewerly such as Gold, White Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Pearl, etc. at a bargained price. Of course you'll have to bargain your way there. They have a very... more
Doha is a city unlike any other I have visited. The architecture alone stands out in my mind as something very different and other worldly. Unlike other countries I have had the opportunity to visit...
They said that round about are common to Arab countries. They seldom use traffic light. Disciplined drivers wait for their turn to enter the round about because once inside the rotunda, you have the...