Al Zubarah Fort - UNESCO; visiting Qatar

Al Zubarah Fort | Qatar

Al Zubarah Fort | Qatar Qatar Al Zubarah Fort is located in the ancient city of Al Zubara, whose history is closely linked to pearl fishing in this area of Qatar. The fort is located on the northwest coast of the Qatar Peninsula – 105 kilometers from Doha. Al...
Souq Waqif traditional market - Doha; Qatar

Souq Waqif – Doha | Qatar

Souq Waqif - Doha | Qatar Doha, Qatar If you visit Doha, there’s no chance you won’t see the new West Bay city center. Keep in mind, however, that the “real Qatar” is not just modern skyscrapers, but also traditional parts of the city like Souq...
West Bay Panorama of Doha at night; Qatar

Panorama of Doha – West Bay | Qatar

Panorama of Doha - West Bay | Qatar Doha, Qatar Qatar and Doha are unique examples of such rapidly developing countries. Can you imagine, for example, that only 30 years ago these skyscrapers did not exist? This part of Doha (the west coast) was pure desert. Here,...
Qatar - World Cup 2022; FIFA 2022

Qatar – World Cup 2022

Qatar - World Cup 2022 Doha, Qatar The countdown has already started! The FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar this year. It will be the first FIFA championship in an Arab country. Also for the first time, the final will take place in late autumn and not in summer...
Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) at night - Doha, Qatar

Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) – Doha | Qatar

Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) - Doha | Qatar Doha, Qatar The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) is a symbol of Qatar. You’re probably already familiar with the shape of this building if you’ve ever seen articles encouraging you to visit the capital of Qatar –...
View of Alcácer do Sal and the River Sado; Portugal

Alcácer do Sal and the Sado River | Portugal

Alcácer do Sal and the Sado River | Portugal Portugal, Setubal Alcácer do Sal on the Sado River in Portugal was settled as early as the Neolithic Age. By the ancient Romans, this place was known as “Salacia Urbs Imperatoria” and was a significant trading...
Sunrise over Lisbon as seen from Ajuda; Portugal

Sunrise in Lisbon | Portugal

Sunrise in Lisbon | Portugal Lisbon, Portugal For over two years we had been beating ourselves up with thoughts of moving to Lisbon. On the one hand, in Berlin, we had family, friends and a fairly settled life in a country where we knew the language and culture. On...
Panorama of Carvoeiro in the Algarve; Portugal

Carvoeiro in Algarve | Portugal

Carvoeiro in Algarve | Portugal Algarve, Portugal This panoramic photo of Carvoeiro was taken during our winter trip to the Algarve. This town is a popular destination for summer vacations in Portugal. However, and this is happening more and more, it is also a place...