Few resources can build a better picture of life in Qatar than the expat blogs maintained by already established foreigners. Whether these writers are recounting great challenges, relaying roll-on-the-floor funny encounters, delivering crucial advice and important tips or reaching out to those around them, their insight affords others a unique and personal glimpse into their new community.

Recommended expat blogs in Qatar

Diary of a PMP Mom

Shehar Bano Rizvi is a Pakistani expat who has lived in Qatar for over 13 years. She is a certified project management professional (PMP) and a software engineer by profession but is also a full-time mom. Read this blog for anything on party planning, DIY and home improvement projects, motherhood and women making a difference.

Diary of a PMP Mom


Best Life Qatar

Zeke Tunay, writer of Best Life Qatar, is a Christian, a husband and a father as well a Filipino expat who has been in Qatar since late 2007. Best Life Qatar shares thoughts on things from food and travel to business. Follow this family adventure blog for more on hotels, restaurants, travel adventures, happenings in Doha and much more.

Best Life Qatar

New in Doha

Want to read about architecture in Qatar, healthy eating or what to do with kids in Doha? Read New in Doha, a blog with information on events, arts and culture, restaurants and travel in Qatar.

New in Doha

Life on the Wedge

Rachel Ann Morris writes Life on the Wedge an essential guide to all the good things – eating, drinking and travelling. This blog has articles on all things eatable in Qatar and beyond.

Life on the wedge

Teaching Abroad – American Teacher in Qatar

Read this blog by an American teacher working in Qatar. When this teacher had the opportunity to work overseas, they jumped on it. This blog talks about the journey of teaching overseas, expat life in Qatar, travel, alopecia and vegan life among their topics.

Teaching Abroad

Skeptic in Qatar

Blogging since 2006, follow Glen McKay and life in Doha, Qatar. This blog engages with topics from health, education and Islam to Qatari culture and football.


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