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ILQ Globetrotter: Why Rotterdam is northern Europe’s epicentre of reinvention

If you’re visiting The Netherlands then its capital, Amsterdam, is an obvious choice. But just 30 minutes away by train lies a city which has completely transformed itself from a drab 1970s industrial workhouse into a riot of colourful art, architecture, and a unique history – set to a soundtrack for the 21st century. ILQ welcomes you to Holland’s ‘second city’…

Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Qatar with Katara Hospitality

Are you still wondering what to do for Eid? Plan a staycation with Katara Hospitality and have an amazing Eid while staying close to home! Give us a click to learn more about their great promotions!

MBG -- How Wa'hab is changing food wastage in Qatar!

How Wa’hab is tackling food waste in Qatar while feeding those in need


Ramadan is the month of giving, and in the latest episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush, we’re spending an evening of volunteerism at Wa’hab – Qatar’s newest social enterprise that gives surplus food to those in need. So give us a click to watch!

ILQ Competition: Win an Express Set Lunch for 2 at the Belgian Café!

It's time for another ILQ Competition! This time we're giving away a voucher for an Express Set Menu for 2 at the InterContinental Doha's new Belgian Café in celebration of Eid and summer! Read on to find out more details!

Ramadan insights: Who is exempt from fasting?

There are many misconceptions about who fasts during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and who doesn’t. Who is exempt from fasting? What are the reasons for not fasting? Does every Muslim fast, no matter the health consequences? Definitely not. Instead of listing everyone who must fast, ILQ explores those who don’t have to, or are even prohibited from fasting during Ramadan!

Ramadan health-link: How to fast safely when you have diabetes

For those living with diabetes, the Holy Month of Ramadan poses its own set of challenges. Is there a safe way to observe your fast while managing your diabetes? ILQ sat down with Dr. Abdulla Al Hamaq, Executive Director of the Qatar Diabetes Association to find out!

MBG - This is what happens when food meets art in Qatar!

What happens when food meets art in Qatar?


Happy Monday folks! We’re back with a brand-new episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush. This week we meet water-colour artist Zakkiya H. (@inkstruckstudio) to create a very special Ramadan work of art. Click here to watch her masterpiece come to life!

ILQ Competition: Win a voucher for an iftar menu for 2 from Shakespeare and Co.!

It's time for another ILQ Competition: Ramadan edition! This time we're giving away a voucher for an Iftar menu for two from Shakespeare and Co.'s newest location in the Mall of Qatar! Read on to find out more details!

Your good deeds of the week for a wholesome Ramadan

We’ve got another seven acts of kindness to kick-start the third week of Ramadan – are you ready? Let’s have a look how we can improve the lives of others and ourselves with small good deeds. Pay attention to the little things and new appreciation and gratitude will follow! Click here to read on…


Why Garangao is one of Ramadan’s most one-of-a-kind celebrations

Marking the mid-way point of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Garangao is one of the more unique Gulf traditions, where festivities, games, gifts, and treats for children are doled out to celebrate their achievement at fasting. ILQ’s Rumana Shaikh breaks down the Top 5 customs of Garangao , which will fall on Friday, June 9, 2017, and tells you which activities you can look forward to this weekend!