Summer Vacation

mj
By mj

Hiya all !

Ofcourse some chaps are planning and preparing for summer vacation. So tell us what are you planning for this summer? Are you staying here and enjoy the sun and the beach? Are you visiting another country to spend your vacation? If you will then which country you would visit?

Well, lets see Cool ....

By rockinhejabi• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
rockinhejabi

We were in Turkey last summer...cheap pensiones, cheap efficient buses get you around the country. Went from Istanbul-Konya-Goreme_Istanbul. Get the "Lonely Planet Guide" to Turkey, and make sure you get yourself out of the typical tourist trap of only going to Istanbul / Bursa!

...and watch out for the Gypsies in Taksim Sqaure of Istanbul...they will try and distract you, and while you're busy talking to them or turning to buy bird seed from them, their mates are robbing you !

By melati• 16 years 2 months ago.
melati

Well, ibu2 indo lebih doyan arisan+gosip drpd internet kali yeee... Especially in Qatar Living forum :)...

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

as far as i know i think i am the only indonesian on here :-)

By melati• 16 years 2 months ago.
melati

Masih di Jakarta. Mungkin October/November dateng lagi ke sana.

Is there any other Indonesian in this site?

Sorry to use this topic to ask such question.

By dweller• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
dweller

Nivata77,

Her married name was Jayne Dean (she was married to Roger and they arrived in Qatar from Warrington in the UK).

Jayne and Roger left Qatar in the 80's

By butterfly• 16 years 2 months ago.
butterfly

Back in September...:)

will keep in touch.

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

yes would love to meet up with u. I had a coffee this morning with Ingensu with some other ladies. When u coming back butterfly?

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

iya ... saya dari Indonesia. Ortu saya tinggal di Pondok Indah. Kamu skr dimana?

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

Dweller ... i wonder is that the same maltese we talking about?

lol ... i forgot another lady who works as Sheikha assistant also a maltese. Not 2 then ... 3 with her. lol ...

By butterfly• 16 years 2 months ago.
butterfly

Novita: I absolutely love Granada. Magic architecture, isn´t it? Hopefully we will meet (maybe with Ingensu?) when I return to Doha so I can tell you the best of Madrid.

MJ: Oh...you were only 2! Mmmm...Well if you ever decide to visit again...

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

I should have told you before going ButterFly .. alright, now how do you expect a two year old child talk or ask you for something :D ?

By dweller• 16 years 2 months ago.
dweller

So many, there only used to be one! :)

By melati• 16 years 2 months ago.
melati

Hi Novita, are you from Indonesia? Salam kenal. Aku dr Jakarta n pernah di Qatar beberapa waktu yll...

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

I like Spain Butterfly, my bro in law have a house in Illora. We went there and visited Granada. Hopefully got to see Madrid next time we off to Spain again. And I will ask u where to go and what to do in Madrid :-)

By butterfly• 16 years 2 months ago.
butterfly

I´m from Madrid -centre... You should have told me before going, I would have told you the best places to visit

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

lol ... u spell my name wrong. Novita not notiva :-(

Err ... we looking for cheap holiday. Were thinking about going back to the UK , but then 6 weeks wont be cheap up there. After a year living in the desert, i will always love it going back to Asia.

Iya nggak?

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Super7

I'll have to visit!

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

I've been to Paris, Frankfort, Munchen, Vienna, Athena and Madrid. :)

By miz4ever• 16 years 2 months ago.
miz4ever

Thanx dohagirl....its a 1 day bussiness trip that i extended...so just hope i would get some time to frolic around....

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
dohagirl

Looks like you are doing the whirlwind tour of Europe miz4ever :) Enjoy. 15 days won't be enough though...Honestly I don't think you can get through the whole Louvre in 15 days. Just look at this tour as a preview for when you get to go back and see everything again!

Paris is beautiful and Italy will knock your socks off.

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
dohagirl

Vancouver is really nice. But my part of Canada is the best part hand's down. Nicest people, best bars and most beautiful sceneary. And awesome seafood.

By miz4ever• 16 years 2 months ago.
miz4ever

Have you been there? Actually we are heading for France, Germany, Italy and Switerland. Is it too long a list for 15 days?

Anywayz nice topic you caught hold off mj.

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Well, Paris is not bad.

Have a nice vacation! :D

By miz4ever• 16 years 2 months ago.
miz4ever

Hi all, We are flying to Paris this vacation. I've never been to Europe before....so 'm terribly excited :)

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
Super7

Well I guess Ontario is a pretty big place. I was 2.5 hours north of Toronto in this massive park.

I think Toronto is ok though.

Vancouver better. Never been to your part of it.

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Well, that will be a nice vacation Notiva eh?

But don't you wanna change the environment of fareast since you are from Indonesia?

I kn ow you gonna say nggak dong!

Cheers! :D

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
novita77

Do u know there are only 2 maltese family in Doha?

By novita77• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
novita77

We going away for 6 weeks this summer. Hongkong, Malaysia (Tioman, Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Cameron Highland), Singapore, Thailand (Bangkok, Phuket and Phi Phi Island) then back to Doha.

By dweller• 16 years 2 months ago.
dweller

You cannot beat Turkey, we are here full time!

A friend of our son is cycling on a push bike from Istanbul (he visited us in March) to Thailand via China.

Anyone interested can check his progress on www.roddo.net as he is writing a blog with photographs (when he can get internet access).

He is currently in Iran and hopes to be in Bangkok for Christmas.

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Hiya Mazen!

Sorry, but what does your reply has to do with the subject?

:)

By mazen268• 16 years 2 months ago.
mazen268

I am a Canadian man having been an expat in Kuwait for a number of years and live here with my family, were.

Recently I have been approached for a position in QP- Qatar,as a Construction Supervisore Civil Engineer . I'm very strong proficient in profile, what is remuneration can be rewards . I don't know enough about the place to move in Doha , however looking for an apartment spaciousness with 3bd , 2 1/2 bath room .

Please can you advice

Thanking you

Maz

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
dohagirl

No wonder they're so mean eh, it would be like teething every year.

I'm just surprised you saw one in Ontario, I thought the only thing you could see in Ontario was people from Toronto, and nobody in Canada wants to see them. :)

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Super7

I saw real moose oot and aboot. Asked the owner of the cabin where the ones with horns were - who'd've thought they grow all that every year!

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
dohagirl

We usually call them dogs, cougars or cows when referring to unattractive females in Canada. A moose is big mean stupid near sighted deer like thing (though twice the size). You would defintely know if you were in a hot tub with one of those. ;)

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Super7

I knew that was coming.....

No she wasn't that bad ;) (Moose is an English term I think?)

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
dohagirl

There was a moose in your hot tub Super. Yikes.

By butterfly• 16 years 2 months ago.
butterfly

I absolutely love the country and the culture there, but it might be a bit crowded during the summer.

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Canada is too far away DohaGirl, but maybe one day :)

To be honst with you all, I think Turkey is best place I have ever been ...

:D

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
dohagirl

Mj, I recommend East Coast Canada especially Newfoundland or Banff in the Rocky Mountains. Beautiful spots (especially Banff). And it's an awesome time of year for hiking and canoeing and all that stuff. If you go to Newfoundland than there is still a chance to see ice bergs near Labrador, and you'll see whales and moose for sure.

By riy• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
riy

mj it really is wonderful here! i've travelled to many countries and i honestly believe that south africa is still one of the best countries you will ever see. We have the "beat of africa" which something you can not experience anywhere else in the world.

if you do decide to come or need any info/help finding hotels & things to do, let me know... id be glad to help out.

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Yes Riy!

I know a south african family here and they told me about it. A friend of mine visited S.Africa and said that it was wounderful.

But I'm not sure if I can go or not ... it depends!

By tg1234• 16 years 2 months ago.
tg1234

Super..

This is a suggestion for those who are looking for a summer vacaction....you already had a vacation..Its for those who wish to explore the un-explored..and CAR Airlines have new aircrafts..and are trying hard..Thumbs up for the under-dogs..Its a short-haul anyway...

By riy• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
riy

it'd recommend south africa for you to visit. reallllllly awesome country! quite a lot to do for tourists... check out the main cities: johannesburg, durban, mpumalanga and cape town (cape town is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world).

Everything from the best beaches for surfing (durban), best hiking trails (drakensburg), largest game parks (kruger national park), shopping (johannesburg)... You name it & you'ff find it here!

really going to miss it when i move to doha :-(

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Super7

The dealbreaker there tg1234 is "other central asian airlines.."

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
Super7

Dg I was in Toronto. Relatives live there. Watched a bit of ice hockey and visited Algonquin park. Lakeside cabin with hot tub, and moose!!

By Qatarcat• 16 years 2 months ago.
Qatarcat

I am off vacationing closer to home - going to Malta. I LOVE it.

By tg1234• 16 years 2 months ago.
tg1234

Try Central Asian Republics...They are still un-spoiled by Tourists...and people are welcoming and friendly...

Route?? Turkey and then to the right..Turkish Air..or Other Central Asian Airlines..

Cooler..Nature..and All the City Stuff as well...

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Well, to be honost DohaGirl, I had enough with europe :)

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
dohagirl

MJ, I suggest somewhere cooler, but that's just me. Of course, there aren't many places in the world that won't feel cooler by comparison.

Super, if you don't mind my asking, where were you in Canada?

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

As for me, I really don't know yet. Maybe I would visit turkey or maybe Lebanon .. Or maybe Malaysia .. don't know yet :D

What do you suggest chaps??

By mj• 16 years 2 months ago.
mj

Well, this is a long trip DohaGirl eh? :)

By Super7• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
Super7

Just back from Canada, was awesome.

Home to London at some point, catch up with friends and family.

Doha most of the summer though. Will be good I think. New kites arriving soon!

By dohagirl• 16 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
dohagirl

I'm going to London and Edinburgh for ten days, than taking the train to Rome for 5 days and than flying back to Canada to visit my grandparents for a week and a bit. I will be back here in Sunny Doha the middle of July so I can experience the hell that I here is a Qatari summer. :)

By butterfly• 16 years 2 months ago.
butterfly

I´d love to hear where are you guys spending the summer. Maybe you can recommend some nice places?

Moi, I already told u...

http://www.qatarliving.com/node/1099

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