Archive for the ‘Qatar’ Category

Here is a small table of prices of fruits and vegetables I gathered 3 weeks ago in Carrefour City Center. Cucumber 4.5 Lemon turkey 4.25 Potato lebanon 2.75 Potato US 17.75 Onion. Brown 12.5 Onion. White 12.5 Lettuce iceberg Egypt 9.75 Tomato qatar 2 Brocolli spain 15.75 Eggplant saudi 3.5 Eggplant india 10.75 Carrots china […]

Do you know that the cost of white rice in Doha has more than doubled since 2007? Baby Milk has also risen between 6QR to 12QR. Condiments and Canned foods have also increased in prices though minimal at that. It has been more 3 years since I last updated Life on the Spot’s Cost of […]

I’m sure bloggers in the Middle East have been aware of a Kuwaiti Blogger being sued by Benihana, A Japanese Family Restaurant, for giving it a bad review (read it here). The General Manager, Mike Servo, deemed that Benihana’s name and reputation have been “abused and destroyed” by the review as the blogger wrote “Would […]

Qtel has announced an offer which will provide four new TV channels from the Philippines absolutely free until June 1, 2011. The four new channels in the Filipino package are TFC (The Filipino Channel), Cinema One Global, ANC and Kapamilya. Qtel has added the new channels as part of its strategy to provide the widest […]

  We’ve found out from a friend that McDonald’s started serving their breakfast menu last week through facebook. Being in Qatar for 5 years, it was actually surprising that McDonald’s didn’t bring their breakfast menu earlier as people here in Qatar are usually up early in the morning. So after having an early appointment with […]


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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. [...]