Bentley Anyone?

Not sure how to blog about this because there are many ways I could come at this. For now, I’ll say that cars that have road troubles are often left abandoned to be picked up by a tow truck. Well, there is red Bentley abandoned outside our compound.  A Bentley.  Not a Honda.  Or Toyota….

What’s the Deal With Five Guys?

I’d never heard of the burger franchise Five Guys until one opened recently at Doha Festival City Mall.  And, it seems shame on me for not knowing, as a woman who was leaving so we could get her table, was shocked at such a thing! Living in Qatar has exposed me to the world of…

Al Maroona Beach & Girls’ Night at Souq Waqif

A great day!!! The day started with a drive to the NNE coastline of Qatar to spend the morning at Al Maroona beach.  Once off the main highway, the off-road drive to the beach includes passing by a white building that I’m not sure if I call it a palace or a mansion? Whatever it…

Qatar & Fast & Furious 7 – Been There Done That – Sort Of!!!

Netflix in Qatar is pretty selective.  So when number 7 of all the Fast & Furious movies is approved….I take notice…. Especially when the franchise has a journey to the Middle East!  Abu Dhabi….. but hey….if you look closely…..Qatar is red flagged!!  Very cool!!   So in my excitement of being able to relate to…

A Drive to The Tree of Life, Bahrain

Bahrain seems to have a different feel from Qatar.  More laid back.  Not laid back as in the very liberal UAE.  Just more settled.  Older. But the driving was just as nuts as it is in Doha!  We witnessed a terrible car accident as we drove from the airport to the hotel Thursday night.  A…

Moments – Phuket, Thailand

Sunset, Karon Beach Interesting Trees Souvenir Shop in Patong where we bought three of the hanging wood carvings of twisted, bizarre faces!!  We noticed the name of the shop after the fact…..very fitting for the area!!  😉 Umbrellas hanging above the entrance of a restaurant.  An ice cream shop with a close up of gum drops…

Zekreet Beach. Well, Not Really!! Zekreet, Qatar

Michael and I packed up the doggies and headed for Zekreet Beach.  This area a popular spot for camping and a popular go-to spot on the weekends. This was an adventure for sure because just like all the universal “off the grid” locations that only locals know about and/or aren’t clearly indicated on how to get…