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Considered to be the fastest growing city in Qatar, with over 50% of the nation’s population living in it or its surrounding suburbs, Doha is also considered to be the economic center of the country. And with its large population of locals and expats and tourists, it is but natural to expect that the city [...]

One of our readers from Facebook sent us a message when she learned we were sharing pictures of Qatar taken by people who’ve visited us. Here we are sharing one of her works. Andreia Baltazar Centeio is a Portuguese and was on a one month holiday in Qatar. She mentioned that she had an amazing [...]

how to stay warm winter season qatar

People would usually turn on the heater at home and use hot water at bath time to have heat during the cold winter. But these practices would cause injuries to some people so it is best to be cautious when using the heating implements. Doctors have shared some advice on how to prevent these accidents. [...]

Welcome the new year with some serious shopping! Shop Qatar will start in January 7 until February 7, 2018. Aside from discounts in partner malls and raffle prizes for purchases, there will be other activities as well. Here we list the many activities that you can expect in this shopping festival in Qatar. Expect some pop-up [...]

Here are some pictures during the Qatar National Day. These photos were taken at the Corniche area where there was a parade happening as well as some other amazing aerial stunts. These photos were taken by one of our QatarOFW readers who wanted to share her snapshots to the rest of our online community. Thank [...]

We recently asked our readers to send us their snapshots of Qatar so we can feature them on our site and social media pages. Here’s a Qatar photo collection taken by Jeffrey Cerezo which showcases some of the tourist spots in the country where the public can visit and admire the view. Especially this winter season, [...]

Here’s something to look forward to in the new year. Take note of the upcoming holidays in Qatar for 2018 so you can plan your vacations and leaves accordingly. So far, there are four holidays announced. Please check again for further holidays to be announced by the government. Holiday Schedule in Qatar 2018 National Sports [...]

Good news to all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), application for OFW ID is now available online. Labeled as the ‘best gift’ of President Rodrigo Duterte to millions of overseas Filipino workers, it is now on its first phase of issuance to returning OFWs or Balik-Manggagawa according to the Philippine Information Agency. https://youtu.be/uloU7ZHcfOs And according to [...]

You may think that the visa extension process in Qatar will be complicated and will require much of your time and money, but it’s actually the opposite. In order to attract more tourists to visit and explore this Gulf wonder, Qatar is making visa extension procedures a lot easier. So if you want your relatives [...]

As December rolls around, the whole country prepares to celebrate Qatar National Day in December 18. Qatar commemorates its 138th year. Everywhere, the Qatar flag is displayed, even on cars and other vehicles. The parade and fireworks display will take place in Al Corniche Street, while most of the activities and shows will be in [...]


A big event will take place in Qatar this coming January 27, 2018. The Color Run Doha invites people who reside in Doha to take part and make this event successful and fun… through running! This event is also known as The Happiest 5k On The Planet. People who join the event are showered with powder full [...]

Buying groceries need not be expensive. There are several supermarkets in Qatar that are known to carry affordable products that do not cost much. Some of these supermarkets regularly have promos and discounts. They even have various branches in the country. But keep in mind that one particular product will differ in prices across different [...]