Tuesday, November 28, 2017

New Ice Rink in Qatar










After the City Center Mall and the Villagio Mall there is a new ice rink in Qatar

the Bsquare Mall's "Velocity Ice" .

Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017: Trailer of Trailers





Ajyal Youth Film Festival 5 th

when : from 29 NOVEMBER

to 4 December

Where : Katara


What to expect : screenings , talks , red carpet events , family weekend

view the details of the the festival

Tickets : to be booked even for the free screenings

from  QR25 to QR40   http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/filmfestival/films

Thursday, November 23, 2017

It is raining in Doha , Qatar

 What a relief ! It is raining first time after the hot season . Welcome rain  with the hope of getting some fresh air in the city !

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Sunset with palm trees and trampoline canvas print




Photo was taken in Doha Qatar in a park near the Museum of Islamic Art .The warm colors reflect the typical Middle Eastern atmosphere while the bars of the trampolines give a modern geometric feel . Original photo by Alma Wad .

The first indoor trampoline park opened at Tawar Mall ,Doha




Bounce Qatar is the first indoor trampoline park here. It is in the new Tawar Mall . Entry fees are from 80 qr for a two hour session .

from their page ; " BOUNCE Doha is packed with lots of high octane, extreme, fun things to do whether you’re practicing your parkour moves, perfecting your aerial sports techniques, raising your heart-beat at our fitness classes, or simply having fun with friends, kids and family. Its all about jumping high, and landing soft and safe.
If you’re looking for indoor entertainment, BOUNCE Doha is the place to be!
BOUNCE Doha will be the largest indoor trampoline park in the Middle East, spanning over 4,000sqm, filled with wall to wall trampolines, never seen before Adventure Challenge courses for Ninja Warriors wanna be, slum dunk, dodgeball competitions, football pitch, big bags, zip-line, free-running area, and lots of other cool things.
indoor entertainment

Visit us at Al Markhiya Street, Al Duhail South in Tawar Mall Doha, 2nd floor Doha!"

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Ballet lovers




Browse my ballet themed items like clothing , business /profile cards iphone cases for those who like ballet or practice or teach it . Many of them can be personalized .

Ballet for kids - At My Gym - Qatar

Saturday, November 18, 2017

American School of Doha - 50 years celebration


the little girl and the brown umbrella - card

little girl and the brown umbrella card


little girl and the brown umbrella card

by almawad
Charming painting by a six year old living in the desert city and dreaming about rain . The little girl has brown umbrella and she hopes to see the rainbow  .

Rains in Northern Qatar



 the hot season is  over = it is wonderful to spend the time outside   - even in some part of the country it is raining 

Friday, November 17, 2017

free solar mobile charging stations - camp sites n Qatar


special plate number auction inQatar

If you can afford and wish to have a special plate number for your car

in Qatar you can buy it .Every year there is an auction organized by the Traffic Department .

Let's see this year in numbers : 22 plate numbers sold

QR1.25mn ( 400 thousand USD ) was the highest amount paid for a single plate number



QR150,000 was the cheapest


source : 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

champions of the weekend for endurance


Monday, November 13, 2017

Qatari singer nominated to Grammy 2018




Fahad Al Kubaisi is the first singer from the GCC who got nominated to the Grammy Music Award .Congrats for the nomination !

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Diverted flight - pilot fell ill - QA statement



 Flight number : QR 507 (TRV-DOHA )
 The incident  happened more than one hour after departure . The pilot fell ill - the First Officer landed the plane safely . It was Goa international airport - the closest place .

Everyone arrived in Doha by another plane -safely .

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

A bird’s eye view of Al Wakra Station - Doha Metro






Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Who are the ones detained in Saudi Arabia


Sherpa Blanket with the collage of vintage Arabian horses




Warm gift for the horse lover !

Longines Global Champions Tour - AL Shaqab

Date : Nov 09 2017 - Nov 11 2017

Time: Thursday 9 November 2017 – 11:00 AM - 8:45 PM

Friday 10 November 2017 – 1:45 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday 11 November 2017 – 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Location: AL Shaqab

What to expect

worlds premiere 5-star show jumping event
fun-filled recreational activities
pony rides, jumping castles, horse riding simulator,
face painting and roaming magician
art workshop by renowned Cuban Artist Juan Arel Ruiz Contino
Qatari traditional games

Qatari riders

Bassem Hassan Mohammed

Sheikh Ali bin Khalid Al Thani







wise people quote in bright green - wall decal

Qatar National Library Opens Today

Good to know : - free
membership to anyone with a Qatari ID

 - most books are in Arabic& English but books written in 15 other languages
 are also available

Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday - from 8am to 8pm,

                                     Fridays - from 4pm to 8pm

-  dedicated area for teens / children

- computer labs, a writing centre  ,
 creative tools such as 3D printers and musical
instruments  are also available

- cafe , restaurant

 apply for membership  here : www.qnl.qa

- special need visitors can fully access the facility

-  the building 's design by  

Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas






Sunday, November 05, 2017

Aqua Park Season Finale promotion

If you buy tickets online between Nov 1 to 18  then you can get it at  60 Qr for adults 50 QR for kids .
 They are preparing to close for the season .

Hospitality Qatar 2017 Nov 7-9


 when : Nov 7-9
 what time : 3pm -9 pm
where : DECC

Saturday, November 04, 2017

BREAKING - Yemen's Houthis fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Riyadh


Turbaned Poiret 1900s Fashion Poster

Turbaned Poiret 1900s Fashion Poster


Turbaned Poiret 1900s Fashion Poster

by LorrainesOoLaLa

Between 1910 an 1913, Paul Poiret was the "King of Fashion" in France -  he is credited with the introduction of turbans, tunics, and harem pants into Western fashion. 

Heya Fashion Week - Nov 3 -7




Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Two ducks in the pond

two ducks in the pond poster


two ducks in the pond poster

by almawad
Two ducks in the pond ; one is just floating the other is diving for dinner . Nature photo by Alma Wad . All rights reserved . Taken in Aspire park Doha circa 2015 .

Aspire Lake Festival, NOV 9 -11






New route of Qatar Airways - Sarajevo

Four weekly flights , 6 hours of flight time .

Museum of Islamic Art by night - Qatar

Cinema Under The stars - at MIA park



see the schedule here
expat Qatar