With a Weekend to spare, Nathan and I decided to hop over to Doha, Qatar. Though I work with a number of teachers that have lived in Doha in the past, I’d heard mixed things about just how worthwhile the city was. Is it work a stopover if you’re flying through? Should you book a flight if you’re living in the Middle East and want a weekend away? Despite having the highest GDP per capita in the world, we found the people of Qatar to be welcoming and approachable. The wealth of the country is evident in its gorgeous buildings that are shooting up like wildfire. Though the city doesn’t rival Dubai in terms of scale or grandeur or compete with Muscat’s stunning mountain ranges, it does have an energy that is uniquely Qatari and, in our opinion, certainly worth seeing. If you’re planning a visit to Doha or stopping over on your way elsewhere (which you definitely should do), this guide is for you. Tourist Activities in Doha, Qatar Admire the Museum of Islamic Arts Home to a variety world-class exhibits, the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA) contains beautiful and intriguing artworks from three continents, spanning 1,400 years. Though we’ve lived […]
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