Welcome to the ExpatWoman Qatar FAQs section. Here we take a look at all the essential information you need to know when living in Doha or making the move to Qatar. We cover everything from visit visas to the labour law, from traffic fines to clinics, from schools to forts and everything inbetween!
If you were hoping for a mild summer, you’re about to be disappointed as we're expecting an abnormally hot summer.
In an effort to increase tourism in the country, Qatar is trying to entice transit travellers with free luxury hotel stays.
If you’re looking to get away but need a place nearby, here’s a list of some great short trips that will take under 5 hours.
Dubbed as a mall-friendly country, Qatar is living up to the label with at least six more new malls. Here's what to expect.
If you're spending the Holy Month of Ramadan in Qatar, here's our guide to everything you need to know about it.
Qatar's summers can be a bit difficult to handle. If you’ve ever spent summer in the country, you’ll definitely relate to these.
Forget your calorie count - you NEED to try these 11 delectable Middle Eastern desserts that will refine your sweet tooth.
It's vital you stay hydrated at all times, especially in a hot region like the Gulf. Here are 6 hydrating foods to help you with that!
We've revamped our entire food site to bring you the best in cookery, baking, healthy eating, local cuisine and recipes!
One of Qatar’s biggest malls has officially opened its doors to the public, but you’ll still have to wait for many of its best features.
Some of Qatar’s World Cup contractors were audited by an independent body. Here are their findings.
The first World Cup stadium is almost complete and it will open next month. Here's a look inside!
Senior Wealth Manager for Her Finance Linda Heath shares her top tips to help mums maximise on their future savings.
Residents took to social media to express their awe at the thunderstorm that took place. Here are our favourite captures!
Sidra has opened Qatar’s first Women’s Perinatal Mental Healthcare Clinic to help new and expecting mothers.
Learn a suite of solutions designed to achieve a more secure financial future. Find out more!
If you have a liquor licence, your monthly quota has now tripled for a limited time before prices go up due to taxes.
A new Qatar legislation makes taking and sharing accident photos or videos punishable by up to 2 years in jail plus fines.
There's new service that allows mail to be delivered to your home, instead of having to pick it up at the post office.
Considering a nose job? The experts explain why it's a popular procedure in the ME & have answered any qu's you might have.
As of February 19, 2017, mobile radars are officially active on some roads and more will be added. They will be harder to spot.
Qatar's sponsorship law recently changed. We've put together a summary of the most important new procedures.
The biggest mall with over 500 stores is now open for the public! Here's everything you need to know about it.
Liposuction is an effective solution for body sculpting and is one of the most popular plastic surgery in the Middle East.
The Ministry of Education approved 38 schools in Qatar to raise their fees in the upcoming school year by up to 15 per cent.
Retail shop owners will now be able to renew their commercial licences online in a much faster manner.
Al Kharaitiyat Interchange on Al Shamal Road has just opened and it will getting around much easier for drivers.
Ooredoo is aunching a 4.5G Pro network which would allow users to reach mobile data speed of up to 800Mbps.
The heavy rain in Qatar has been a pain for some and a nice change for others. Check out these beautiful rain pictures!
Qatar has brought back the legislation concerning the legal rights of Qatar nannies, maids, drivers, gardeners and cooks.
A 5% VAT is coming into force starting in January 2018 across the GCC. Here’s everything you should know.
See how KonMari method and Kondo's minimalistic and simple approach can have a huge impact on our lives.
As the 2022 FIFA World Cup Host, Qatar is going all out to get the country in its best shape possible. Find out more here!
Several unique buildings will be coming up in Qatar in the next few years. Here are some of the most bizarre ones!
The Qatar Cabinet has recently approved a draft law to implement new selective taxes on harmful goods and luxury goods.
As an expat, you start getting used to things that once surprised you. You know you've been in Qatar too long when...
PRP Therapy is a natural approach in anti-ageing using the patient's own blood cells , but does it really work?
Qatar Rail announced it's expecting to finish laying the Doha Metro tracks by end of year. Here's what to expect.
A new law in Qatar now requires all food items to be labelled with nurtitional information, with some exceptions.
If you are looking where to send your child to nursery or kindergarten, here's a big list for you that will help in your search.