Expat Guide to Living in Doha
Whether you're already living in Doha or preparing to move to Doha, our Expat Guide to Living in Qatar offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Doha. For answers to specific questions, visit our Qatar Forum to talk with expats in Doha.
Expats in Doha live among a very large expatriate population. For first time expats in Doha, it can be challenging to adjust, while more experienced expats say the city and the country of Qatar is a manageable adjustment.
Learn what it takes to manage the culture shock experienced when moving to Doha, Qatar. What are some of the contradictions you can expect to find there?
More Culture Shock Reports for Doha
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Doha handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Doha:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Doha Reports
What are people's priorities in Doha - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Doha:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Doha? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Doha? Help others moving to Doha by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Doha
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Doha. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Doha:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Doha Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Doha. If you are already living in Doha, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Doha:
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Doha by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Doha Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Doha? Below are some of the reports from expats in Doha:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Doha? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Doha? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report