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


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

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, and vegan life, among other topics.

Teaching Abroad

Skeptic in Qatar

Follow Glen McKay and his life in Doha, Qatar. This blog engages with topics from health, education and Islam to Qatari culture and football.


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