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How To Survive The Songkran Festival At Grand Hyatt Doha

April 14, 2016
Songkran Festival, Grand Hyatt Doha PinayFlyingHigh.com-1
We celebrated the Songkran Festival at Grand Hyatt Doha last night. Yes, the famous and the most sought-after Thai new year was celebrated here in Doha. Don’t you just love living in a multicultural city? You get to have the best of all the corners of the world. Songkran Festival is the new year celebration of Thailand celebrated every April 13-15. As an ex-travel agent, I know these dates very well as weR

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A Day In The Life Of A Blogger

March 13, 2016
Everytime someone asks me what I do for a living and tell them that I blog I can always recognize an immediate reaction in their eyes – wonder, interest, curiousity or sometimes even disdain. While most bloggers are doing it as a hobby, I have been blogging full time for more than a year now and this I tell you, it’s not at all fabulous! For those who think that it’s not a real job, you should rea

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Seafood Nights At Olives, Concorde Hotel Doha

March 6, 2016
Olives Restaurant, Concorde Hotel Doha
Thursdays is that one day of the week when almost all of the all-day dining restaurants in different hotels here in Doha are having a seafood-themed buffet. I’m not really sure if it’s just a coincidence or has been agreed upon by these properties but whatever the case may be, I think this is good for the diners. Each restaurant must have something different to offer to entice us. Competition is always

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The Unofficial Guide To Blogging By Pinay Flying High.

November 26, 2015
One of the recurring messages I’ve been receiving from here is to ask for tips about blogging. I have to tell you right now though, I don’t consider myself as a professional blogger nor do I consider myself as someone to look up to in the blogging world. I too am still learning how this whole thing works but I’d be glad to share with you some of those lessons I’ve learned along the way. Le

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Expat Life in Qatar, Random Musings

You Can’t Buy Happiness.

November 11, 2015
My google map guide told me that I have reached my destination. In front of me was a villa – a huge villa with steel gates. “Great!” I thought, she lives in a villa. Must be fancy. I was going to visit my long-time friend for the very first time in Doha and I couldn’t wait to see her. I called her up and she immediately opened the gate for me. As we walked in, I noticed that it’s not t

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Burger Fest at Admiral’s Club, The Ritz-Carlton Doha

November 2, 2015
Admiral's Club, The Ritz-Carlton Doha
Burger Fest at Admiral’s Club at The Ritz-Carlton Doha started yesterday and being a burger fanatic myself, I just can’t miss all the mouthwatering international burgers and sliders from around the globe. But first, where’s the Admiral’s Club? Before going there for the burger fest, I had the sophisticated Habanos in my mind. All along I thought that Admiral’s Club is Habanos which is

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