The Ritz Carlton Doha serves up a perfect Friday in Qatar

My son still talks about room 1007.  Sounds a little bit ominous doesn’t it?  But no, that in fact was our room number when we…

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Busting myths: 8 common misconceptions about expat life in Qatar

“I live in Qatar” Where?! “The Middle East?”  Oh right, what’s that like?  I’ve heard…. Living in the Middle East for the past four and…

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The Ritz Carlton Iftar Spectacular; the best way to break your Ramadan Fast in Qatar

Before I moved to the Middle East I had the vaguest sense of what Ramadan was, a slight understanding of Eid and that was about…

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Life in Qatar: The Superhero Brunch at the Ritz Carlton, Doha

The last weekend in November was a busy one for us, not only did we celebrate our first ever Thanksgiving with new friends here in…

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The first days of our new life in Qatar

A week ago we boarded the plane in a grey and drizzly Manchester to head for our new life in Qatar.  Where it most definitely isn’t…

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The Loneliness of Putting Yourself Out There as a Mum

Sunday saw us board a plane and begin our new life in Qatar, finding our feet and throwing ourselves in, despite the loneliness that can…

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Qatar Here We Come

As I am sat writing this, we are once again preparing to emigrate.  To jump off into the unknown.  To go experience a new country,…

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