Documenting our adventures as we live, work and play abroad....now on our fourth stop, Frankfurt Germany.
Monday, June 28, 2021
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Thursday, June 17, 2021
New Mail Subscription Service
Good Morning all....so the previously used auto email service for new blog posts is being discontinued as of July 2021. I was alerted to this back in April....I was a bit busy with school, scouts, pack out prep, someone's birthday (still need to do that post), moving, etc....all that fun. So I let other bloggers do the research as to what services work best. So I'm trying out a new follow us/email subscription service (trying out MailChimp - the free version - as this is an ad-free blog that we aren't making money on...don't want to pay for something).
In all this I discovered, a whole slew of bots had subscribed to our blog....so weird.....so I did a bit of housekeeping. If I recognized your email address, then I moved it over to our new email subscription list and you shouldn't have to do anything...easy peasy. If I got over zealous in my deleting of the 'bot subscribers' then my apologies and scroll down to side under the maps and please resubscribe.
Apologies to those who received a blank email yesterday....learning curve. FYI, for the free version the emails will be best viewed on a web browser or a mobile device. It does something super squirrely when viewed in outlook.
For fun, I've included a photo of Richard between the Qatari and Georgian flags....we went up to the Lulu Hypermarket/Ooredoo to turn off our cell phones/internet on our last day in Doha. What should we happen upon??? Lulu's was having their Georgian days (as in fun foods and such from our first post Tbilisi and the surroundings) as we depart our third post....small world!
Dining Delights of Doha...
As our time in Doha wrapped up, I thought I would write a quick post to highlight a few of our favorite places to eat.
For the best shawarma in town, we go to a hole in the wall place over in the fabric souq. The coordinates are 25°17'19.0"N 51°32'19.1"E. It is located on Al Tarbiya Street. Of course right now, there is a
bit ton of construction.
Monday, June 14, 2021
Monday, June 7, 2021
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Self Care in Doha
So I like to follow all the experts advice and do some self care..."me time is essential" they say (it helps that our insurance covers massage as well). I do have a lot of low back pain (thanks kids....did you really need me to pick you up all those times?). So I tried out a few places around town until I found my favorite place to get a massage. Kozma & Kozma Spa and Beauty Salon (formerly called Glow Spa).
Of course, I have to give a shout out to my favorite masseuse - Rosemarie - or as my friend and I call her, our little Ninja! She uses the perfect amount of pressure, finds all the sore spots you didn't know you had, and makes you feel like jello when you are all done....
Of course....part of what makes time at the spa is this special sign!
No - sorry kids you can't come.... Sorry honey....I have to go alone...ME ME ME time...lol.....
In addition to massages, I have gotten mani/pedi, eyebrows, and several haircuts done there as well. That's just the tip of the iceberg to all the services they offer.
They have several locations around town (Rosemarie has switched between them a couple of them...I switched which location I went to just to have her as my masseuse! The new location is in a part of town that has stone walls around every building. The walls have a pattern imprinted into the wall. Kozma & Kozma have painted their pattern...how can this place not make you happy (that is if you are a woman)....