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My First Fortnight

Its hard to believe I have already been living in Doha for 15 days. Time has passed so quickly since I stepped off the plane and into the extreme heat that still surprises me every time I go outside. 457 more words


In Transit: A delightful Day in Doha

The intercom hummed into life and I sat up with a start, the eye mask still wrapped incongruously around my face. “Ladies and gentlemen, we are beginning our descent to Hamad International airport…”.  689 more words


After the Terror: How Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art is Fighting Back

This article was first published at Lapido Media.

THREE years after the car bomb that devastated world-famous Museum of Islamic Art, in Cairo, Egyptian culture is thumbing its nose at Islamic terror. 715 more words


Doha, Qatar

Doha, capital of the peninsular Persian Gulf country Qatar – jutting out from Saudi Arabia, is a modern city on Doha Bay.  Ringing its downtown waterfront are numerous parks and the Corniche Promenade.  451 more words

Middle East

Doha entertainment

Doha is a city gearing up for the 2022 FIFA world cup, so while it may not appear to be a big tourist destination just yet, there are a couple quite magnificent attractions in this city of Pearls. 353 more words

Architectural Beauty

China in Qatar

I have always been an Impressionism fan, but every time I visit a gallery with artwork from a different movement, I have this tinge feeling of disloyalty to Monet and Renoir (like that time I was in Florence and was ogling that Botticelli, heheh). 559 more words


Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

Tina Palaić

It is truly an exceptional opportunity for me to experience Doha, the capital city of Qatar, in the time of the rapid development of all Gulf area. 1,143 more words