Sunday, July 29, 2007

Coffee Morning

Breakfast at the Bean

Free Refills of Today's Brew - Coffee or Tea
with Breakfast sets only

8:00 - 11:00 AM Weekdays & 12:00 Noon Fridays

All Sets include Today's Brew - Coffee or Tea
Muffin Medley 9 QR
Tasty Toast Treat 10 QR
Museli Parfait 14 QR

Breakfast Sets:
All Sets include Today's Brew - Coffee or Tea
and a serving of stewed fruit

Food for Thought 12 QR
Brek "O" Day 15 QR
Salmon Scramble 18 QR
Eggs Ben 17 QR

Note: Scrumptious Scone Set 9 QR "not" available temporarily
Enjoy a Longer Coffee Break - Brunch - Lunch:
Gourmet Sandwiches, Crisp Salads, Hot Pasta
Freshly Baked Bread: Rosemary Foccacia, Ciabatta, Panini
"We Bake Our Own Cakes"

New Location: City Center Mall - up escalators by fountain at main entrance
(across from where one of the StarBucks use to be, now closed for remodeling)
Phone: 442-2550
Green Restaurant Certified

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Harry Potter

HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows

Book 7 - is it the last?
Here in Doha, Qatar as everywhere else
In shops on the 22nd of July
Where: Virgin MegaStore - Children or
Deluxe Hardcovers (plus, a few paperbacks in French)
Carrefour - Children or Deluxe Hardcovers
Jarir Bookstore - (only heard they will have them)
I Spy Bookshop - Coming any day

Elsewhere that there are English books - you tell me?
Price range: 99 - 140 QR's (so far)

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Cake Decorating

Join Cake Decorating Classes

For Children at Tavola Royal Plaza

Learn How To Bake And Decorate Your Own Cookies
And Cupcakes...and have fun while you do it

Duration: 3 hours
Fees: QR 150 per child (including all materials)
Age: From 8 to 10 years
& from 11 to 14 years

For more details pls call 413-1222
Wilton Cake Decoration
For Adults at Tavola Royal Plaza

Learn how to thrill your family, your guests and yourself - all while having fun!
Even if you've never frosted a cake before, just one basic 2 week session in the
Wilton Method Cake Decorating (Course 1) will show you how.
Everyone has fun at a Wilton session!
And you can go on to Courses 2 & 3, by the end of which you learn to do it all - from fun shaped characater cakes to elegant creations brimming with flowers.
You'll be decorating cakes like a professional in no time! An authorized Wilton Method instructor will show you how.

For further details or to enroll - Contact Tavola at: 413-2222 or 533-5912

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Build Your Own Bear

Coming Soon - Home Parties

Introducing Bears n Buddies Canada - your one-stop do-it-yourself headquarters for teddy bears, other stuffed animals & accessories since 2005.

We offer you a wide selection of high quality teddy bears and unstuffed animal kits that you make at home.

No more waiting at the mall in long line-ups to have stuffing blown into your new friend.

And no sewing is required - close the zipper, cut the string, and seal the industrial-strength velcro and your Buddy is ready for you!


Representative moving to Doha from Canada: Kerri

Personal Webpage:

Note: Shipment arrives next week & will notify when ready for House Parties!
E-mail her your interest now or to reserve your House Party in a few weeks time...

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Color UR Summer at Hyatt Plaza

Hyatt Plaza

Invites you and your family to

" C O L O R
S U M M E R "

With a difference.

We will be honored if you can visit us and enjoy the 20 days colorful event & great shops' offers.

International Artist Performances

From 17 July - 5 August 2007
Daily at 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Plays, Workshop, Games, Animation and Much Much More

Main Sponsors: Giant Stores, Qatar Optics, HomesRUs, Paris Gallery, Kiddy Zone

Hyatt Plaza Webpage:


Sunday, July 8, 2007

New 7 Wonders of the World


1. Great Wall of China, China
2. Petra, Jordan *
3. Christ Redeemer Statue, Brazil
4. Machu Picchu, Peru
5. Pyramid at Chichen Itza, Mexico (Mayan)
6. Colosseum, Italy (Rome)
7. Taj Mahal, India (Agra)

The New 7 Wonders of the World will be announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007 - 07.07.07.

Saturday, July 7, 2007

Yemen - Eid Trip

QNHG - Qatar Natural History Group

Eid Al-Fitr overseas trip, 13-20 October 2007.

The Yemen trip is well subscribed, but there's room for more...
(Note: know about the security situation - they'll be monitoring & looking at other options "in case".)
Proposed Itinerary:

Day1 Sat Oct 13
Doha – Sana’a
Transfer to the hotel, evening sightseeing of Old Souq of Sanaa,
Overnight Sanaa

Day2 Sun Oct 14
Full day Sanaa sightseeing with museum visit.
Overnight stay at Sanaa

Day3 Mon Oct 15
Dep to Taiz proceed to Radaa, visit Al Amaria School and proceed to Taiz via Damt, Jibla n Ibb,
Overnight at Sofitel Hotel, 5 star in Taiz

Day4 Tue Oct 16
Full day Taiz sightseeing, proceed to the top of Jabel Saber, visit Al Sharafia mosque,
Overnight at Taiz

Day5 Wed Oct 17
Return to Sanaa, proceed to Zafar & Bayt al Ashwal,
Overnight at Sanaa

Day6 Thu Oct 18
Excursion to Manakha, Al Hajarah, Bayt al Amir, Husn al Haimy, Jumah, Overnight at Sanaa

Day7 Fri Oct 19
Excursion to Wadi Dhahar, attending wedding festival (only on Fridays), proceed to Thula, Hababa, Shibam, Kawkaban, Zakati, Bukur
Overnight at Sana’a

Day8 Sat Oct 20
Morning free.
Transfer to the airport for Departure.
Sana’a – Doha

Tour Price with Taxes - Join the QNHG & contact above for prices as a memeber or to receive further details about this trip from their travel agent...
Included: Air Fare, Accommodation Sharing Twin with breakfast, Lunch at restaurants on all days except day 8, October 20, Hotel taxes & service charges, English speaking guide for sightseeing tours.
Excludes: All expenses of personal nature such as telephone, laundry etc., beverages, tips and gratuities, Visa Charges.
Also, enquiries for Bhutan & Jordan list is still open for alternative overseas trips.

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

African Safari

Shenton Safaris
Kaingo & Mwamba Camps

Recommended Itinerary

4 to 5 nights at Kaingo camp followed by 4 nights at Mwamba.
Season of operation Kaingo: 20th May to 1st November.Season of operation Mwamba; 1 June to 28 October.

*June/July best Leopard spotting time!

Daily Itinerary at Kaingo
Wake-up drums (varies slightly with time of year)
Tea/coffee/cake, etc in the central chitenge
06:15 - 09:30
Morning Walk or Game Drive
Full English Breakfast
Hippo Hide trip, elephant crossing point or ebony gove/forest. Game viewing activity.
Lunch - Siesta or relax on the deck
Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 19:30/20:00
Walk / Afternoon Drive / Night Drive. Stay out for sundowners and continue for night drive with spotlight.
Drinks at the bar
Dinner (3 course meal) followed by fireside chat.

More great animal photo's/info for both camps on Webpage:
Also, recommended by one ExPat who gets to go on Safari for her Birthday surprise!

Monday, July 2, 2007

Summer Coffees

Tuesday Ladies Summer Coffees



July 8, Sunday
July 24, Tuesday

Aug 7, Tuesday
Aug 21, Tuesday

Sept 11, Tuesday -
Fall First Meeting at the Ramada Hotel 9:30 AM

Posted on their webpage:
Go to webpage for Names/Phone Numbers to call about the where/when of each coffee