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.

From solar eclipses to a decade of hashtags, it must be Tweets of the Week!

The last 7 days were a doozy on Twitter, with some politically-charged Tweets vying for top-trending spots against a decade-old hashtag, and some serious girl power – not to mention the solar eclipse. Here’s our roundup of the top Tweets of the week that set the Twitter-verse alight!

Startup of the Week: Rawaj offers culturally-conscious advertising services in Qatar

For this week’s ‘Startup of the Week,’  we feature Rawaj, a local startup that provides unique advertising services in Qatar! Read on to find out more!

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. 

What every Doha fashionista should be adding to her fall wardrobe!

Sad that summer’s almost over? Going to miss those flowy dresses, cotton button-downs, and cute Gingham dresses? Cheer up! ILQ’s In The Glow shows you how to bring New York Fashion Week to the streets of Doha. Keep reading to find out how to make sure your fall fashion trends are on-point!

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.

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Can you identify these locations in Qatar?

How well do you know the country you live in? If you claim to be a true ‘Qatriate’, you should be able to answer all of these. So, click here to take our ILQuiz and show us what you’ve got!