Life for a Western Woman alone in Doha
Hi all, this is my first post here.
My husband and I are considering a move to Doha from London UK. He has been offered a job at a law firm that pays 75,000 QAR per month so we could afford a comfortable lifestyle.
In the UK I work full time as a firefighter but this doesn't seem to be a viable career for me in Qatar so initially I wouldn't work. This means that during the week I will spend the majority of my time alone which in itself isn't an issue however, I was wondering if there were any restrictions on what women can/cannot do on their own in Doha?
I plan to take care of everything from finding accommodation and buying a car to all shopping, driving and housekeeping etc. I wonder if I will be taken seriously?
I'm currently learning Arabic and will continue to do so if we move so my free time will be mostly spent studying and working out however, I also plan on exploring the city and will be visiting most places on my own.
Are there any Western women out there who have an experiences of life in Doha (good or bad) that they may be able to share? Many thanks!
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