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Old Apr 17th 2007, 4:00 pm
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Anyone done it? Any idea of accom costs for a small apartment?
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Old Apr 17th 2007, 4:09 pm
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Anyone done it? Any idea of accom costs for a small apartment?
You don't want to live in Doha period. Not as a bachelor or anything else, EVER.
Don't mean to be rude or condescending, just hoping you will save yourself the grief.

Oh, the cost of a small and probably crappy apartment would approx be 7000 QR.Per month.
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You don't want to live in Doha period. Not as a bachelor or anything else, EVER.
Don't mean to be rude or condescending, just hoping you will save yourself the grief.
oh well that's the end of that plan then!
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You don't want to live in Doha period. Not as a bachelor or anything else, EVER.
Don't mean to be rude or condescending, just hoping you will save yourself the grief.
I thought Doha was meant to be ok, if a bit dull...

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Old Apr 17th 2007, 4:11 pm
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I thought Doha was meant to be ok, if a bit dull...

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AARGGG, don't get me started on Doha......
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AARGGG, don't get me started on Doha......
oooh go on, you know you want to...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
I thought Doha was meant to be ok, if a bit dull...

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I had friends who were there then came here, they preferred here but had a good time in Doha as well, but that was some time back.
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oooh go on, you know you want to...

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NOOOOOO, I don't......want to forget.....pleaaase.....
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NOOOOOO, I don't......want to forget.....pleaaase.....
No, please elaborate, LL. I've been there a few times (for a week or so) and it doesn't seem too bad.
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Old Apr 17th 2007, 4:34 pm
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No, please elaborate, LL. I've been there a few times (for a week or so) and it doesn't seem too bad.
Well,if you think Dubai is not quite IT, don't even think about Doha.
The eternal boredom of the by now exasperated mind!!!!!
No, really, don't do it to yourself.
There is NOTHING in Doha that is even slightly appealing.
If you want to do it for the money, well, be prepared there is really nothing to do here but work, sleep and endure.
You will make A LOT of cyberfriends tho.
If you want in depth info, let me know.
I hope you'll change your mind tho, don't wish Doha on anybody.
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Default Re: Living as a bachelor in Doha

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Anyone done it? Any idea of accom costs for a small apartment?
I had the misfortune of spending a couple of nights there whilst DH was working on a project. Compared to Dubai, there is really nothing to do.

I think Novita is on hols so she can tell you lots about Doha as she has lived there for a few years. But she has a family there which is different.

I think as LL says, as a batchelor, you would find it very boring.
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Qataris are a lot more down to earth than Emiratis so you may actually find it a more rewarding experience.

I'd give it a go.
 
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Anyone done it? Any idea of accom costs for a small apartment?
anything you'd like to share with us...
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