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My Greek New Year

Barely a week after I arrived in Qatar comes the change of year from 2014 to 2015. It’s a time to be merry and a time to splurge. Or at least that’s what my friends and I believed in. We booked at InterContinental Hotel Doha for New Year’s eve and decided to have dinner in one of its in-house restaurants. Our… Continue reading My Greek New Year


Iftar, the Doha Marriott Way

The power of persuasion strikes again. We were able to coerce our colleague, who is a Muslim, to treat us to an Iftar fare. The power of persuasion of women is strong, and poor kuya (elder brother) helplessly couldn’t say no. I volunteered myself to be in charge of looking for a restaurant which is… Continue reading Iftar, the Doha Marriott Way


Our Banana Island Suhour That Never, Ever Was

Yes, after a series of unfortunate events with our birthday celebration, I am yet writing another experience with Banana Island. You may remember from my earlier post that we negotiated hard about availing the Suhour buffet (which is included in the Ramadan package) for another day? Well, this was what happened at check-out. So the resort crew,… Continue reading Our Banana Island Suhour That Never, Ever Was