Eerie Ruins by the Sea: Al-Jumail

Qatar does not have much of a rich and spectacular history as it’s neighbours in the region. This county was once home to migratory Bedouin tribes, fishermen and pearl divers who built small settlements along its coastline – trading their finds with passing land and sea traders. Unlike the surrounding regions, this area does not…

Labyrinth of Knowledge

If I ever call Qatar home someday, the Qatar National Library in the kingdom’s education city will be my regular haunt. I’ll be lost in the maze of its many passages along the bright and airy interior of the diamond shaped building. It’s architecture is one thing, the rows of book racks and the collections…

10 Things To Do in Doha

A week in Doha! What are you going to do for a week in Doha? Why Doha? There’s nothing going on there! These were some of the comments we heard when we told friends who had been to that city in the past. I’m not sure when they had actually been there, but my trip…