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Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2014, 6:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By PKUSQA

Hyundai Santa Fe vs VW Tiguan

Long story short. Moved to Doha, want to buy a new car - don't want to spend too much. Both of these makes have good reviews. Which one should I go for?. One has V6 and relatively more cargo space,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 8th 2014, 4:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,031
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Good coffee in Doha

Thank you all - will check both the suggestions out
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 2nd 2014, 12:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,031
Posted By PKUSQA

Good coffee in Doha

Hello again,

Been in Doha for a couple of months now and unable to get good coffee beans (or ground). We like fresh beans or ground coffee that we can make at home but have not been able to find...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 3rd 2014, 5:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,144
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Potential move to Doha.

Disclaimer - I have only been here for 3 weeks and don't have kids. However, being from the same background as you, I think you'll like the pace of life here. Its quieter, more family friendly as...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 30th 2014, 10:49 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,889
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Thoughts on SUV's in Doha

Drove a Durango in the US a couple of years back - didn't like it much. A bit torn about the Pajero though.
Forum: Middle East
Mar 30th 2014, 9:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,889
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Thoughts on SUV's in Doha

Thanks - I feel the same way about Toyota's and Nissan's as you do. Just sent you a PM for more detailed thoughts.
Forum: Middle East
Mar 29th 2014, 7:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,889
Posted By PKUSQA

Thoughts on SUV's in Doha

So I am finally here and settling in. Plan to buy a new or low mileage (10K-25K km) SUV in the next couple of months. Options (based on my budget of 130K to 160K) include Prado, Nissan Pathfinder,...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 20th 2014, 11:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By PKUSQA

Apartments in or near West Bay

Hey everyone,

Finally moved here - ending my first full week. Office is in West Bay (Tornado Tower). I am looking for a 2 bedroom in or near West Bay and my budget is QR 9000. My hope is to have...
Feb 17th 2014, 6:05 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Whats a career woman to do in Doha?

Oh, I am not disagreeing with that logic at all l and am fully prepared to deal with the disadvantages that come with not being white (specially in that part of the world). Admittedly, it hurts to be...
Feb 17th 2014, 3:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Whats a career woman to do in Doha?

The curious part of me wants to ask you to elaborate on your experience but that would just be inviting more generic (read ignorant) comments to your off-topic remark.
Feb 6th 2014, 2:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Whats a career woman to do in Doha?

Nothing really (except that it is trying to imitate BBC news). Its just that she has been in a similar role here in the US and she does not want to do that again anywhere.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 5th 2014, 2:54 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Must have smartphone apps in Qatar

Thank you Amy for this value added post. I'll check these out.
Feb 4th 2014, 11:14 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By PKUSQA

Whats a career woman to do in Doha?

Hi folks,

I'll start with my standard disclaimer. I am a Pakistani/American who went to Scotland for my graduate degree and love many things about the UK so I would appreciate some help.

I am...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 31st 2014, 1:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Must have smartphone apps in Qatar

Ah - yes, my sarcasm radar must have been off when I read that comment. Its an after effect of having been stuck in an airport for 6 hours :p
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 30th 2014, 9:50 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Must have smartphone apps in Qatar

That's a good start. Its a great app and I am hoping to travel once I settle in.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 30th 2014, 8:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By PKUSQA

Must have smartphone apps in Qatar

So I will be formally accepting an offer to move to Doha within the next week and will be moving probably within 6-8 weeks. I travel considerably for my work here in the US and have realized that...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 27th 2014, 3:33 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: I want English teacher

Oh my, this forum keeps on getting better and better.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 23rd 2014, 8:36 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By PKUSQA

New residential construction in Doha

Hi folks,

I am in the final stages of negotiating an offer to Doha and looking for a potential move in late March/early April. Can you folks who have been there for some time give me a sense of...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 20th 2014, 7:14 pm
Jan 20th 2014, 2:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Doha offer - thoughts?

Thank you for the offer to help. I just sent you a PM with my email.
Jan 20th 2014, 3:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By PKUSQA

Re: Doha offer - thoughts?

No Sir - we do get some relief from the IRS. The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (applicable only when US citizens file their taxes) for the year 2014 is USD 99,200 of taxable income.
Jan 20th 2014, 1:29 am
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By PKUSQA

Hello!

Hello there,

Newbie Pakistani American here looking for valuable insights from this experience and funny bunch.

Looking forward to contributing in the long run as well :D
Jan 20th 2014, 1:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By PKUSQA

Doha offer - thoughts?

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me start by some disclaimers. I am a Pakistani born American citizen now about to ask a question in a British forum for expats. I hope you will bear with me as I have had...
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