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What people usually do is putting on their boxers/underwear in the shower cubicle then come out and put on the rest. Some people do what Burhan described in the other answer as well.


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Wrap a towel around your waist (or use a dressing gown/shower gown and face the locker) and then change your trunks/shorts.


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Thanks to a tip from my hotel, I've discovered there is somewhere open in the mean time - the Msheireb Enrichment Centre. The Msheireb Enrichment Centre is located on a medium sized barge moored off the Corniche, just west of the Sheraton Hotel (the triangular pyramid shaped hotel near the north eastern edge of the Corniche) The exhibition is sponsored by ...


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I would personally take that sign to mean 'no strutting around in the nude', aka it's acceptable to quickly change but not for longer than necessary.


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You can drink in your room or in a bar, basically anywhere alcohol is a available you can drink, no alcohol, no drink, that includes walking with a drink in public. The reason behind this is the public resistance to "westernizing" the country, so government is trying to make everyone happy as much as possible, people who drink can drink in designated ...


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The new Hamad International airport in Doha isn't quite finished yet, so things may change over the next year or so. As an example, in November 2014 the Qatar Airways First Class lounge isn't yet open (not that it'll matter much for your situation, but still...!) If you are flying Qatar Airways in Business Class, then you'll have access to the very ...


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Water Taxis are Late There are talks about a water taxi service currently being set up. The reference I found talks about it being supposed to start in 2012, but being delayed to the end of 2014. To date, this is still a work in progress. The head of state-backed transportation firm Mowasalat has said a new QR30 million (US$8.24 million) water transit ...


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No. There is no requirement to hold a visa while in transit at Doha International Airport. Source: http://support.qatarairways.com/entries/20456948-Do-I-need-a-visa-for-transiting-in-Doha-


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There is! The Arab Museum of Modern Art (MATHAF) holds a fair sized permanent collection of Arabic and Islamic modern and contemporary art works, along with changing special exhibitions. Permanent exhibits are free, as are seeing the sculptures outside, while special exhibitions are fairly cheap. The museum is located east of the city centre, at ...


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Doha's airport security and customs page is too specific for my liking. Excerpts from three different sections: Your hand-baggage will be security screened for prohibited items before you can proceed to the baggage claim area. These will be confiscated and you won’t be able to retrieve them at any time. • Weapons, firearms and ammunition • ...


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No, you don't. Even if you did, US citizens are granted visa-on-arrival. Source: Been to Doha many many times.


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According to the Qatar e-government website: Residents of the 33 approved countries can obtain a Tourist Visa upon arrival. The visa can be purchased for a nominal fee at the airport or port. It can also be issued online instantly prior to travel. This visa is valid for one month and cannot be extended. The visa costs are: Fees Visa issuance ...



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