Singing Sand Dunes Doha Qatar 2001.
Singing Sand Dunes Doha, 2001.

My seventeen year adventure living, working and traveling the world began way back in the summer of 2001 when I left The UK for Doha. It was here that I trained to become an English teacher and where I landed my first teaching job.

Travel Qatar

It wasn’t an easy place for a twenty three year old guy to find himself in, but Qatar taught me a lot about the challenges of a different culture and ultimately whet my appetite for more global adventures. Have a look at my article on:


For a deeper insight into my Doha days, dive into my short story series The Qatar Collection, eight bite-sized tales from my time living and working in this fascinating country.

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