Archive for the ‘Shopping’ 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, […]

Here’s some more info regarding buying Pork in Qatar Distribution Company (QDC) from an inside source. 1.) Access to QDC is still restricted to liquor permit holders. 2.) We need the liquor permit to create an invoice. 3.) No other permit is necessary. 4.) The value of pork purchases is NOT deducted from your permit […]

It seems Pork Bacon Sausages are already available in QDC Qatar! Can anybody confirm? EDIT: It’s confirmed! A pack of 10 sausages cost 28QR . Same goes for a pack of Pork Bacon (don’t know how many grams). It seems people have bought lots today and stocks seems to be dwindling. It might be chaos […]

Look at what I saw in Carrefour, City Center! If you’re really in need to have “Siri” and an 8 megapixel camera, the iPhone 4S, 32 GB would cost you an arm and a leg a whopping 5,999 QR. That’s 1643 USD! Or twice what the phone would probably cost if bought in a country […]

I’m doing some cleaning and letting go of some of my xbox games. New and some old games. Grab them ASAP! New games are typically sold for 230QR upwards in Virgin, eMax or Technical Care Center. All are region-free so you can play them in both PAL and NTSC machines though the labels may say […]


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  • 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. [...]