Archive for the ‘Cost of Living’ Category

Grocery list in MS Excel We’ve tried to create a list for people wanting to know how much items typically cost in groceries in Qatar. We placed them in an Excel file so you can see and compare. Items would include canned goods like corn, corned beef, evaporated milk, tuna, Nestle cream to dairy products […]

Qtel is the exclusive telecommunication provider in Qatar and is owned by the government. Without a Residence Permit (RP), an expat would not be able to apply for a landline in Qatar. Even with the RP itself and applying, it takes about 2-3 weeks before they do get to your house to install the line. […]


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  • Liezl pagauisan: Im planning to go and visit japan how much it will cost and fare and to get a tourist visa if i stay [...]
  • Mohammad Shohag: Could you please provide me the required papers to apply for a visit visa to Japan from Qatar as an [...]
  • Xiodd: Hi, i left my old passport in my country. Is it a must to bring old passports during the interview? [...]
  • Mohd: I visited Japan this year back in January 2017 and I spend 11 days only and I come back to Qatar, I [...]
  • Harry: Dear Sir, very useful information. Can you please advise me on what documents do they ask you to sho [...]