Arabian Afternoons – An Afternoon at Souq Waqif Doha, Qatar

I enjoyed an afternoon at the Souq Waqif . This is one of my favorite hang out places. I arrived hours before most shops opened and walked in the heat of the midday sun deciding on where to have lunch. I decided on Syrian food, at Damasca One restaurant. I sat upstairs with the intention of smoking…

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…

Canadian Rocker Bryan Adams in Concert, Doha, Qatar

Doha This Canadian was SO excited to hear that Bryan Adams was playing in Doha!  The venue was at the Grand Hyatt Hotel – the concert was literally in someone’s back yard! The quality of the pictures I took with my iPhone are not great because of our distance from the stage.  The videos are…

The Private, Luxury Car Collection of the Alfardan Family, Qatar

Afforded a class trip to visit the private Alfarden car collection, this was a once and a lifetime opportunity to view luxury vehicles of the elite.  The Alfarden family name is associated with luxury cars, real estate and priceless jewels.  Viewing their priceless car collection left me speechless……. There were Ferraris, Maseratis, Rolls Royces (one owned…

Chi Al Shaqab

This blog is dedicated to Liz!!! Liz, I thought of you and our time spent at your family’s farm with your horses!!  Those times meant SO much to me!!!!!!!  I know how much you love horses and I dedicate this blog to you!!!!!!!  xoxo ps…..yes you, Liz Hardy-Richard just in case you weren’t sure!!!  LoL!!!!…

A Conversation with Artist Danny Gregory

ASD invited artist Danny Gregory to spend this past week in the Upper and Lower Elementary campus inspiring faculty and students to create and draw!! I had an opportunity to have a one-on-one conversation with Mr. Gregory. We talked about life, taking risks, and what sort of people make up expats. He shared a bit of…

Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal

Tonight at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, Day Six of the ATP World Tour Qatar Exxonmobil Open happened at Centre Court! The Singles Final Game was the Number One ranking tennis player in the world against the Fifth ranking tennis player in the world!!  And add to the excitement that both have split…

West Bay at Night!!!

Even after 3 months, I’m still in awe of how beautiful the towers of West Bay are at night!!!! Last night a few of the towers were lit for National Day!!! Love, Stephanie  xo  

Doha Architecture!!!!

There are MANY beautifully designed towers and buildings here in Doha!!! Here are pictures of a few…… Enjoy!!!! Love, Stephanie  xo