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Since my daughter was granted a full summer program scholarship in July by Qatar Academy, we had to get visas to the US.  I’m writing this article for those who would like to apply for Non-Immigrant US Visa in Qatar based on my experience. This mainly discusses getting a tourist visa and not more than […]

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 […]

We usually send boxes of goodies and stuff we want to bring home to the Philippines at least 2 months before we go for vacation through sea cargo. Though it takes 30 to 45 days, it is cheaper than air cargo. We don’t send food or too valuable items so they’re not perishable in transit. […]

Rumors of Pork being available in Qatar are running wild again. People have been claiming that it would available at QDC (Qatar Disribution Centre) come December. There have been several rumors of Pork being made available in Qatar for the past years but none has yet come true. Would this new rumor have some grain […]


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