RICE DISH (Kabsah, كبسة‎, Machboos, Makbūs, Machboos, Machbous, Magbous, Majboos, Majbus, Machbu, مكبوس/مچبوس) Kabsa is a rice dish that is enjoyed throughout the Gulf States of the Arabian Peninsula. Heavily influenced by Persian and Indian biryanis, kabsa makes use of the water that was used to cook fish or meat […]

Mall of Qatar: Qatar connects to an array of destinations around the world, making it an extremely busy transit spot.In fact, Hamad International Airport has fast become the global gateway for overseas travelers.So if you’re scheduled to make a stop and are looking to break up your long-haul flight, why not tack on a few days […]

Doha: To protect the interests of employers and employees in Qatar, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ADLSA) has introduced a non-discriminatory minimum wage and removed No-Objection Certificate requirement to change jobs for employees. According to, Law No. 17 of 2020 on Setting the Minimum Wage for Workers […]


Not counting various colors and whether or not a watch is on a strap or bracelet, Swiss watch brand Rado currently has five watches on its website with “Captain Cook” in the name, the most recently of which is this inconspicuously titled “Captain Cook Automatic.” In my opinion, it is the best […]

Japan’s Casio enjoyed so much success with the 2018 G-Shock GMW-B5000 watches (aBlogtoWatch hands-on here), that consumers were hard-pressed to find them available in retail stores. I recall hosting an event at a watch retailer last summer where the single GMW-B5000 watch available was sold soon after the event opened. I’ve personally scouted […]