Breaking The Camel Barrier

Like salt in the sea, camels roam the desert. An unprecedented pandemic presented an unexpected opportunity. It's allowed me to fully reengage my love of […]

Qatar Quest

The Roman writer, Pliny the Elder, passed by Qatar and called the inhabitants Catharrei. I can only imagine he also recognized the cycling opportunity across […]

A Digital Detox

Every January, people around the world, in a sense of self improvement, create personal goals. Eat better. Lose weight. My 2020 goal is be more […]

Hotter than Qatari Love

Moving to the Middle East in late July is never considered the ideal time to relocate your family with Qatari heat. At this point in […]

How to Buy Alcohol in Qatar

A move to the Middle doesn't elicit festive times like the Napa Valley or a German pub. Yet in Qatar, an exception is made for […]

A Henna Tattoo at a Steamy Souq Waqif

The one thing my artistic and creative girl has wanted is a henna tattoo. A plant that stains the skin like a tattoo, but only […]

Welcome to Qatar – Cool Malls and Hidden Chips

The monumental move from the U.S. to the Middle East was an undertaking to say the least. Since we accepted educational positions in Qatar, a […]

A Little PEQ Summer Travel

Every year as students run out the double doors of school after following the last final exam onto summer jobs and family vacations, I pursue […]

My Best Bucket List Ideas

Bucket lists. Everyone has one. Mine seems to expand with each National Geographic article, Instagram photo, and Facebook family trip I see. So you could […]

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