5 reasons why Finland should be the next trip you book
From the rugged heart of Lapland, to the cultural tapestry of its cosmopolitan capital of Helsinki, ILQ Globetrotter rounds out the top Finnish highlights to complete any trip to the Nordic north. Click here to read on!
ILQuiz: You know you’ve lived in Qatar long enough when…
Are you an old-timer or someone who just got off the plane? How much of Qatar have you really experienced? Stop what you’re doing and take this quiz! Find out just where you fall on the scale!
Why the 2018 IKEA Catalogue is epic!
We’ve waited a long time for it…and now, the wait is over. The 2018 IKEA Catalogue is here for the first time in Qatar! Jam-packed with more than 3,000 new items, don’t be surprised if the line-ups at IKEA Qatar are just a wee bit longer starting from this week. So in the meantime, grab that 1 riyal ice cream from the IKEA Bistro and let us walk you through its pages! Click here to read more.
Why you deserve ‘Whatever, Whenever’ for your 2017 Eid staycation at the W Doha!
With the Eid Al Adha holidays just around the corner, plans are already afoot. Where to go, what to do, and – most importantly – where to stay. When ILQ heard the W Doha had an ultimate Staycation Package promotion on, we just had to check in for a five-star weekend retreat that ticked all the boxes for going above and beyond. Click here to read our full review!
ILQ Competition: Win more awesome accessories from Al Anees Electronics!
In case you missed out on our last competition with Al Anees Electronics, it was so popular we just had to run another! 3 lucky winners will each get 1 different digital accessory that every techie should have in their repertoire! Click here to enter!
2017 Summer Cool Campaign to give thanks to Qatar’s labourers
As the community comes together to help those who are building our city stay cool this summer, volunteer recruitment for this charitable initiative is now open. Click here to learn more and find out how you can get involved.
ILQ Competition: Win a goodie box from By Fatma designs!
What better way to kick off the week than with a competition that supports a local start-up? ILQ has partnered with Designed by Fatma Al-Kuwari to give one lucky winner a goodie bag – well a ‘treasure chest’ in fact, of one-of-a-kind items! Click here to enter.
Emir finalizes new law to protect domestic workers in Qatar
This new law aims to protect the rights and benefits of domestic workers in Qatar and was issued just yesterday. Read on to find out the details.
Third Culture Kids: A difficult journey, but a great destination
Simon Porter, Director of Learning at Compass International School, shares his experiences and the research that’s been done on children changing schools. Click to read here about how frequent changes of school can have a negative impact on a child’s development and self-esteem, while, at the same time, moving around the world and experiencing different cultures can be a real benefit in the long-run.
False claims of checkpoints & protests in Qatar circulate in UAE
New developments in the GCC crisis’ media campaign against Qatar saw UAE-based broadcaster DMI – Dubai TV air false allegations of clashes with protesters and checkpoints across Qatar as a result of speculated unrest. Click here to learn more.