Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

Our yearly July vacation to the Philippines is just months away so I decided to look into air ticket prices. When we first came to Doha years ago, our main airline was Qatar Airways but has been using Etihad for the past 3 years due to the fact that even though it meant we had […]

With VIP passes hanging around our necks, Mavis and I visited the VIP preview of 2012 Qatar Motor Show which opened to Media and VIP Guests yesterday, January 23. We didn’t bother to go yesterday as a lot of the cars would only be unveiled late at night and this afternoon. From experience in attending […]

I got an email from Emirates regarding their cancellation of their “Global Sale” in Qatar “due to the requirement of governmental pre-approval.” This is quite alarming since “Global Sales” or promotions, especially if done online means you need to have pre-approval from the Qatari Government to conduct them here? Or does this have to do […]

My previous post was cut short as I was called for my turn at the Six Senses Spa in the Pearl Lounge in Abu Dhabi. For those who are going there, my tip is to get a schedule early upon arriving at the lounge. The lounge is quite good but may be small especially when […]

It’s the start of our vacation and everything starts wit5h the flight back home. As I’ve blogged a couple of weeks back, we’re taking Etihad this time. We agreed that we’d sleep in the afternoon of yesterday so we’d have enough rest for our red-eye flight at 4:30 AM (Doha Time). Xiane and I were […]


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