A Brief History of Qatar – A Look Back in Time

The history of Qatar is a truly fascinating one offering insights into a country that has a rich history and heritage. This history is very much interlinked with local culture and has helped shape Qatar’s identity. Palaeolithic Age Qatar’s history dates as far back as the Stone Age; evidence of occupation by humans is believed…

The bustling Souq Waqif in Doha – For the Curious Explorer!

The Souq Waqif is one of the top must-visit places in Doha where one can find some fantastic spots to hang out at and a plethora of items for sale at great prices. History The Souq Waqif has been around for almost over a century and was used by the Bedouin people to trade their…

Souq Waqif Visit – ”The Standing Market”

Considered to be the oldest souq and a major tourist destination in its own right in the Qatari capital, the Souq Waqif is ”THE” place to explore, browse and shop at. Read on to find out more! How to Get There Located at the very heart of Doha by the waterfront, Waqif Souq can be…

The Torch Doha (Aspire Tower) – An Architectural Marvel!

The massive 300metre tall torch shaped structure is one of the most iconic buildings in Doha; the building is a spectacle of modern-day architecture. Read on to know more about this magnificent structure. Overview The Aspire tower also is known as the Torch Doha was built as an icon for the 15th Asian games which…

Living Cultural Heritages of Doha: The Souq Waqif

The Souq Waqif, a fascinating and colourful labyrinth market is Doha’s oldest souqe and an extremely popular tourist destination in its own right! Dine in Style The Souq Waqif is more than just a thriving market place, it’s also home to a wide range of casual cafés and restaurant serving a variety of regional and…