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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It's been 10 years since the San Juan Family started their blog documenting their lives in this little spot called Qatar. Follow Chris, Mavis and Xianelle as they share what Doha has to offer.

  • Marcus: Hi. I am very interested in opening an account with Ameritrade, my question is how do you fund the a [...]
  • Elymar: I'm working in Qatar I want to visit Japan what is the requirements of getting visa I want to spend [...]
  • xtian001: The important thing is for you to prove that you have ties in Doha (returning to a good paying job) [...]
  • Ly: Hi. You're so kind for sharing this detailed infos. I just have a question. Is the bank statement he [...]
  • xtian001: Your financial status matters as it is proof that you can support your stay in the country. [...]