This Ramadan we’re looking to keep everyone on the same page (pun intended) when it comes to the holy month and living it in the best way possible. We compiled a quick run through of do’s and don’t during this month for those of you who are new to the country, or just in need of a quick reminder of what to look out for.


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WATCH: Things to keep in mind as an expat during Ramadan

Around this time of year, as Ramadan draws near, many an expat may feel a twinge of worry.

Qatar will go head to head with the Cayman Islands for the World Cricket League Division 5

The team will to go head-to-head with the Cayman Islands in the opening match of the eight-nation tournament in September. The team’s vice-captain, Inam-ul-Haq, is hoping for a repeat of the performance they enjoyed in Thailand, but has acknowledged that South Africa will be a lot more challenging.

Books and coffee anyone? Borders opens its first Qatar store at Doha Festival City!

In the mood for a good read and some Starbucks? Borders has opened its doors exclusively at Doha Festival City! The highly anticipated store is a one-stop shop for everyone, catering to all age groups with a variety of products such as books, magazines, toys, games and stationery. Borders is also home to Doha Festival City’s fourth Starbucks.

Keep your kids active this summer with sports and activities

Summer camps are a great way to get kids to spend their vacations, and to explore things that they can learn apart from academics.

WATCH: The sand cats of Qatar

One of the cutest animals you probably didn't know lived in Qatar is the Sand Cat!

A Nordic-themed beach club is set to open in Katara

This summer, Katara Cultural Village is opening a Scandinavian-inspired beach club and spa, in the tradition of Nordic health and wellness rituals.

Young camel-worker contracts MERS‐CoV, the third case of 2017

The latest victim of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS‐CoV, is a 29-year-old camel worker and resident in Qatar. First identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus.

Qatar Summer Festival to more than double in duration, with events held over 70+ days

The Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) is an event that has grown every year since its inception in 2013.

Lifestyle & Community

An evening to unwind at Hydro Restaurant

We visited Hydro Restaurant at Fraser Suites on a balmy summer night, and had the pleasure of experiencing a delicious assortment of continental food with all the dreamlike ambience of the city night from its rooftop locale at an outdoor poolside.

QL paddles away through the mangroves

Many of us believe that there isn’t much to do outside the city of Doha, but that is a terrible misconception because Qatar is full of incredible natural surroundings ready to be discovered.

O Melhor Sabor do Brazil

If you are looking for an authentic South American culinary experience, Ipanema is one of the few restaurants in Doha that would fulfill your expectations.

Best spot to eat Italian food in Qatar

Standing proudly between Nozomi and Toro Toro is Antica Pesa. The restaurant is adjacent to the iconic horse sculpture at the astonishing Marsa Malaz Kempinski, in The Pearl-Qatar. As its neighboring counterpart, Antica Pesa is sheer sophistication, luxury, and lavishness.


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