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Finding the Spicy Route

Finding the Spicy Route

“See you tomorrow at Spicy Route. I’ll send you the map.” Spicy Route. Barwa. How come I haven’t heard of it? Some 20-kilometer ride with Careem and the horrendous Doha traffic in a relatively humid night, I reached the place. Unheard to many and hidden […]

More than the Usual: The Chi’Zen Menu Launch

More than the Usual: The Chi’Zen Menu Launch

Chi’Zen, one of Doha’s popular and multi-awarded Chinese restaurant recently held a Media Night to launch new dishes in their menu and celebrate their continuing popularity among Qatar’s diners. With their recent wins in both Fact Magazine and Time Out Doha Dining Awards, this chic […]

Five Things You Should Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Five Things You Should Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Hang Glide in Rio. Float in the Dead Sea. Learn a New Language. Skydive on my 31st. Set foot on every continent. My childhood has been filled with things I wanted to try and goals (both long and short term) that I aspire to accomplish. […]

Nando’s Qatar Opens New Branch in Doha Festival City

Nando’s Qatar Opens New Branch in Doha Festival City

While the rest of the world thinks that there is a food shortage in Qatar due to the continuing political crisis (and blockade) in the country, here’s one proof that WE ARE FINE. South African casual dining restaurant, Nando’s, opens its newest branch at Doha […]

Five Reasons Why City Center Rotana Doha is Your Summer Staycation Destination

Five Reasons Why City Center Rotana Doha is Your Summer Staycation Destination

Fact: It’s August. We are already on the 8th month and past half of 2017. Can you believe that? As the scorching heat of summer continues, and Eid Al Adha is just a few weeks away, time is indeed running very fast. Have you planned […]

It’s La Noche Espanola at Olive Oil City Center Rotana

It’s La Noche Espanola at Olive Oil City Center Rotana

Olive Oil, City Center Rotana‘s popular all-day dining restaurant, recently unveiled their new Spanish Night—La Noche Espanola happening every Tuesday. This is a welcome addition to their other theme nights: French Bistro (Sundays) and Sicilian Mafia (Thursdays). I was invited along with other members of […]

Beaten but NOT Broken

Beaten but NOT Broken

It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop. July 25, 2011 Omskaya Oblast, Russia 10:00 PM It has been a productive afternoon. I’ve been sitting in the same spot the entire afternoon trying to finish […]

Summer Must Try: Aegean Seafood Basket at Mykonos

Summer Must Try: Aegean Seafood Basket at Mykonos

For most people, summer is about sun, beach, and vacation. For foodies like me, it is also the season of festive eating and freshest seafood. Mykonos at Intercontinental Hotel Doha invites you to experience delectable seafood goodness with their new Aegean Seafood Basket promotion. I […]

Blue is the Warmest Color at City Center Rotana Doha

Blue is the Warmest Color at City Center Rotana Doha

Keeping the tradition this Holy Month of Ramadan, City Center Rotana Doha invites you to visit their beautiful Almas Ramadan Tent for lavish Iftar and Suhoor buffets. I recently joined their exclusive Media Night Suhoor with other bloggers, influencers, and VIP guests and here are […]

Discovering the Magic of Ramadan at Argan Restaurant

Discovering the Magic of Ramadan at Argan Restaurant

Lately, Doha’s dining scene has been a battle of superlatives. It seems that everybody has embodied that “Go Big or Go Home” attitude.  While the usual playing field among Iftar and Suhoor buffets are lavish, over-the-top spreads that may seem overwhelming, one restaurant tries to stand […]