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Forum: Middle East
Mar 21st 2016, 9:12 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Doha - West Bay / Beverly Hills Apartment Plaza

I live there with my wife and 3 year old Son (Assuming you're talking about Beverly Hills Tower)?

It's a decent location, rather good facilities, good maintenance and spacious well furnished...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2016, 10:36 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,749
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Sponsorship transfer / cancellation and re-application Qatar

I'm sorry for the way the message displays above? I formatted the post with paragraphs ect. but when I click "save" it returns to this?
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2016, 10:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,749
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Sponsorship transfer / cancellation and re-application Qatar

A very sunny good morning to you all! I came to Qatar in March 2014 on a Business Visa and appliedfor the residence via the normal routes. Nothing out of the ordinary so far… Everything went...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 27th 2015, 12:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,941
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Training Suppplements In Doha

I regularly bring back large quantities of Powder from the UK and most recently Dubai as the selection here is pitiful. The GNC gear is overpriced and not particularly flavourful and the other place...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 26th 2014, 8:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Single Male Moving to Qatar

If you like the gym there’s a decent one on Salwa Road (Ramada Signal). It’s the junction with C Ring FYI.

Al Massa Fitness :)
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2014, 4:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,208
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Food Shopping Doha

This was in Megamart btw!
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2014, 4:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,208
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Food Shopping Doha

Just be prepared to pay through the nose. I picked up a tub of Clover Butter (well it kind of is?) and was elated that I could get it in Qatar. That was until two days later when I looked at the...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2014, 4:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Calling all Doha residents....

We are in Beverly Hills Tower - looked at a few compounds and decided that the furnished apartment was less risky and more suited to us (less ties etc.)

Quite a few friends are up by Al Wabb -...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 8th 2014, 6:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Sky sports in Qatar

I've not seen it peronally. I use Sky Go and pay for any additional channels my sister in law doesn't have :)
Forum: Middle East
Oct 6th 2014, 6:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Accommodation Doha

us too lol! its probably one of those things where we have crossed paths a million times!
tamsin x
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2014, 1:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Accommodation Doha

What tower are you in?
Forum: Middle East
Sep 11th 2014, 10:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,243
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Gluten free/ wheat free in Doha

Try the Monoprix in West Bay. They have a Gluten Free section IIRC :)
Forum: Middle East
Sep 7th 2014, 10:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Doha - Limosine / Taxi with Child Seats

Thanks for this - Tamsin said you had sent her a text though I believe she has had some trouble getting in contact with the chap? I'll tell her to persist :)

James :thumbup:
Forum: Middle East
Sep 4th 2014, 1:33 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 5,762
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Tailor Doha

The material is fine. You can go down to Souk Wakif (sp?) and pick up a 100% wool in umpteen colours for no money at all and take it to the tailors for them to use. The problem was with the cut, and...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 3rd 2014, 8:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 5,762
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Tailor Doha

There's loads of Tailors around Al Sadd area (there's a row of shops just off Al Sadd Road after C Ring Intersection where there's half a dozen Tailors). To be honest I have had a suit made and it's...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 1st 2014, 8:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Doha - Limosine / Taxi with Child Seats

Thanks - i'll google the company for a contact :)
Forum: Middle East
Sep 1st 2014, 5:03 am
Replies: 26
Views: 30,271
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Mortgage for Non UK Resident..

I plan to revisit this week however I'm heading down much the same route as yourself. I filled out the application form for HSBC Expat (Jersey) and had all of the documents certified by HSBC Premier...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 1st 2014, 4:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Doha - Limosine / Taxi with Child Seats

Good morning - things are looking on the up here in Doha with the weather today topping 39 degrees and 43% humidity. Almost arctic! Anyhow, my wife and Son are here with me now and both keen to get...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 18th 2014, 1:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Audio equipment dealers, outlets in Doha

You will be able to fly to Dubai, pick up what you want and fly back cheaper than buying from Qatar (seriously). Electronics are bloody expensive here!

I bought a new LG 4K TV earlier this week -...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 18th 2014, 1:44 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Help a new arrival?!

There's a decent gym called "Al Massa Fitness" down on the corner of C Ring / Salwa Road (Ramada Signal). Plenty of free weights / fitness machines and treadmills etc. Rate is 1500QAR for 6 months...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 7th 2014, 10:00 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,916
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Proposing in (or around) Dubai

This is how I proposed to my wife!

In St Lucia - scuba diving. All pre arranged with the dive master. I had it photographed too - would have sprung for a video but the chap let me down at the...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2014, 11:39 am
Replies: 26
Views: 30,271
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Mortgage for Non UK Resident..

Email sent - i'm after as many options as possible! :)



Thanks for the link Mike - I had read the thread but noted it turnt into a more "where is best to invest" discussion. :)
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2014, 8:16 am
Replies: 26
Views: 30,271
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Mortgage for Non UK Resident..

Yep, I have active accounts with HSBC and Halifax in the UK.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2014, 5:44 am
Replies: 26
Views: 30,271
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Re: Mortgage for Non UK Resident..

Ok thanks - worth a look! Do you have an offshore account with them also? HSBC Expat insist I open an account in Jersey before I apply. Seems a little convoluted to me?
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2014, 5:33 am
Replies: 26
Views: 30,271
Posted By JamesandTamsin

Mortgage for Non UK Resident..

What an absolute headache..

Long story short; viewed a house in Jan with Mrs B and loved it but it was too expensive. House is on the market for 6 months and doesn't sell so they drop the price by...
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