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Things To Do In Doha: October 22 - October 29

From ABBA tributes, and pink activities for Breast Cancer Awareness, to going green with Qatar Sustainability Week, there’s lots happening in and around Doha this week to keep you busy right through until the weekend! Click here to check out our full listings of Things To Do In Doha for the week ahead!


Dispatches from Dubai: 5 things I’ve learned about Qatar in the wake of adversity

As the GCC crisis and boycott against Qatar reaches its 20th week, as an expat living in Dubai, here are 5 things I’ve learned about Qatar since the blockade began. Hint: It’s a nation with heart, that won’t back down. Click here to read more!


Startup of the Week: OdaabO, a taxi service that takes care of both passengers & drivers!

For this week’s Startup of the Week, we’re taking you places – efficiently – with OdaabO, Qatar’s newest online cab booking service! Click here to learn more!

We explore Doha Festival City's new Leisure Trail!

Doha Festival City’s got a new Leisure Trail! Want to check it out?


Doha Festival City is kicking off the launch of its new free fitness Leisure Trail with a grand opening event this Saturday, October 21! Watch as we give you a tour!

Inside LaLiga Lounge Doha, a world first for Qatar!!

Why LaLiga Lounge Doha is a football fan's dream!


Since it’s recent grand opening, the LaLiga Lounge Doha is leaving its mark as the very first outlet of its kind in the world! With a vibrant atmosphere to catch all the LaLiga matches up on the big screen over a plate of food –what’s not to love! Click here to watch as ILQ gives you a tour!

Grab your tickets to the WorldSBK finale at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit!

We’re revving our engines in anticipation of this year’s WorldSBK main event, happening November 2-4, 2017 at Losail International Circuit. Come see the world’s best superbike riders at the top of their game as they race for the finale at Losail’s world-class circuit. Click here to find out where to snag your tickets!


fit20 Qatar: Can 20 minutes a week really get you into shape?

We introduce you to fit20 Qatar, one of the newest fitness programs to set up shop in Qatar. Their claim to fame? That 20 minutes a week can change your life and and kick-start you on your way to improved health! Click here to learn more.  

Navigating Qatar’s school system: How to help your child succeed!

Choosing the right school is half the battle when getting your child into the education system here in Qatar – next comes helping them thrive within that system! Compass International School’s Director of Learning, Simon Porter, offers some advice along the way. Click here to read more!

ILQ Competition: Win 2 passes to the Doha Tango Festival!

The Doha Tango Festival returns on Friday, November 3, 2017 and we’ve got 2 passes to give away to one lucky winner! Entry includes access to some truly spectacular tango performances, and the Gala Dinner! Click here to enter!

Through art, ‘100 Days of the Blockade’ expresses solidarity with Qatar

For centuries, art has been used to express solidarity, dissent, emotion, and political statements. Murals especially have become a medium for emerging artists to have voice in their own space. ILQ meets some of the creators behind The Fire Station’s ‘100 Days of the Blockade’ art installation series. Click here to read on!