Archive for the ‘Cost of Living’ Category

Netflix is available in Qatar! This is after the announcement yesterday that Netflix had switched on its service in 130 additional countries, including Qatar. So no more VPNs or tedious and even costly workarounds if you really are into Netflix and reside in Doha. For those in Qatar who doesn’t have a clue what Netflix is, […]

Have you had that craving for salted duck eggs and been trying to look for duck eggs in Qatar? Finally found them at Lulu Hypermarket yesterday for a whopping price of 24.50 Qatari Rials! That’s about 300 Pesos for 6 eggs. I better stick to dreaming about having salted eggs and tomatoes and wait for […]

Our yearly July vacation to the Philippines is just months away so I decided to look into air ticket prices. When we first came to Doha years ago, our main airline was Qatar Airways but has been using Etihad for the past 3 years due to the fact that even though it meant we had […]

We’ve heard about Pork cuts being sold at Qatar Distribution Company (QDC) a month ago but since our bacon and sausage buying splurge we never got the chance to visit. A colleague went there the week after news came out about the pork cuts but went home disappointed.   We decided to go visit QDC this afternoon […]

We visited Qatar Distribution Company (QDC) this morning to see for ourselves what’s been keeping some people happy these past few weeks. Although the news of Pork products, namely Pork Bacon and Pork Sausages, in Qatar has been out the since middle of November, we weren’t really too excited. We’ve lived in Saudi for years […]


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