Doha Heat (general)
Doha Heat is a weekly, communal podcast created for every type of individual who currently calls Qatar home, has in the past, or may one day.
Our guest for this episode is the super fun, sassy, and unbiased Qatar food and travel blogger, Rachel Morris. She speaks about her food adventures in Qatar, her love for traveling, and how she feeds her creativity through her blog. She also speaks about the books she's written (hint hint, true crime), her journey to becoming a food and travel blogger, and her favorite cities. To find about her recommended restaurants (and podcasts!), listen to the full episode.
 
 
As mentioned in the episode, if you would like to donate to save animal shelters in Qatar, here's the link: https://www.gofundme.com/animal-welfare-in-qatar
 
Direct download: Doha_Heat_-_Episode_26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MSK

When you think of lifestyle bloggers, you probably don't think of someone who wears a veil. Challenging these stereotypes on an everyday basis is Khansa, founder of Creativity With Kay. She's a lifestyle, food, and travel blogger based in Doha. Listen to this episode to hear about how she confronted the skepticism around her persona and became one of Qatar's biggest influencers. 

As mentioned in the episode, if you would like to donate to save animal shelters in Qatar, here's the link: https://www.gofundme.com/animal-welfare-in-qatar

Direct download: Doha_Heat_-_Episode_24.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm MSK

When Hichame Moubarak started introspecting as a teenager, he realized that he needed to make some changes. This is how his journey towards reinvention began. From sky diving to the Iron Man Triathlon, he decided he would do anything and everything to step outside his comfort zone. Now, he works a full-time job in Qatar along with supporting his passion for ultra endurance athletics. Listen to this episode to gain some inspiration on the process of reinvention, personality development, and how developing your physical strength could help your mental and emotional wellbeing.

To donate to Hichame's charitable water initiative, click here: https://my.charitywater.org/hichame-moubarak/4-deserts-grand-slam-run-for-clean-water

As mentioned in the episode, if you would like to donate to save animal shelters in Qatar, here's the link: https://www.gofundme.com/animal-welfare-in-qatar

Direct download: Hichame_Moubarak.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:33pm MSK

This week’s guest is the phenomenal weather presenter from Al Jazeera, Everton Fox. We talk about his inspiring journey from BBC World to Al Jazeera in Doha, his expertise in meteorology, the issue of global warming and climate change today, what the increasing temperatures around the world could mean, and the simple things we can do on an everyday basis to help the environment. Being a long-time friend of Stefan’s, Everton also gives us fun tidbits of information that you might not have known about Ginger Camel’s CEO.

As mentioned in the episode, if you would like to donate to save animal shelters in Qatar, here's the link: https://www.gofundme.com/animal-welfare-in-qatar

Direct download: Everton_Fox_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13am MSK

As a child, Arvind Rampal was fascinated with books that discussed personal growth, so it only made sense that he would find a job in the field of personal development and human capital. He is now the Managing Director at Qatar Skills Academy.

In this episode, he talks about the philosophy of positive thinking called 'Law of Attraction,' building the right mindset to attain success, and the field of coaching and development. In Qatar, Arvind organizes regular meet-ups and invites anyone in Doha to discuss various topics from mindfulness to building up positive habits that will build one's personality.

Direct download: Arvind_Rampal_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am MSK

Yoga has been around for ages, but not everyone can wrap their heads around its effects and benefits. With international Yoga Day right around the corner, what better time would there be to understand the science behind the practice?In this episode, we speak to Mary Bugg, Founder of Yoga Bugg, who shares her unique story of how learning yoga changed her life. Listen in to know about the different forms of yoga and what kind of yoga you can start practicing to cater to your lifestyle. 

This episode is brought to you by Warwick Doha, a five-star hotel located in the heart of Doha. They have incredible Eid offers that you absolutely must experience. It's Eid after all, from from buffets and World Cup screenings to spa packages—the perfect time to treat and reward yourself.

Direct download: Doha_Heat_-_Episode_23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:33pm MSK

We're turning four on 14 June! It's been a wonderful ride and we cannot wait to share the stories of more wonderful people on our podcast.
In this week's episode, we have a special guest, the founder of Doha Heat, John Savage who shares his experiences with starting Qatar's first podcast. We talk about why he wanted to start a podcast, the challenges he faced, and our journey in the past 4 years. Also joining in on this episode is Stefan Lindberg-Jones, CEO of Ginger Camel and our publisher.
Thank you so much to all our listeners for their support. We couldn't have done this without you!

S/O to our show sponsor this week Warwick Doha, who treated our host to a luxurious spa and a delicious iftar buffet. Check them out for amazing Ramadan offers and treat yourself—you deserve it.

Direct download: Doha_Heat_EW_Episode_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm MSK

This week, we hosted Haitham Kurdi, founder of Ramadan's Pearl Charity Meals in Qatar.  The initiative feeds more than 230 workers at The Pearl Qatar daily through iftar nutrition packs as well as hot meals from kind neighbours and supportive local restaurants. Listen in to know about the meaningfulness of this venture, and how you can contribute too!

 
Direct download: Doha_Heat_EW_Episode_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm MSK

Is your skin dull and tired from all the stress it goes through? Do you want to know the small steps you can take on an everyday basis to protect and help nourish it?
 
This week, we spoke to the illustrious Marzena Hallam, founder of Emoly, who creates 100% organic and 100% natural skin care products in Qatar, along with working a day job. Listen in to know what the best practices are to care for your skin and to learn about how an organic skincare regime can benefit you.
Direct download: Doha_Heat_EW_Episode_19_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:44pm MSK

Do you believe in book fairies?

Doha Heat had the pleasure of chatting with a real-life Book Fairy! Jean Bayaborda, founder of The Book Fairies Qatar, talks about her love for books and how she raises awareness of reading in Doha.

Do you have a passion for reading and spreading satisfaction to others? Download our podcast and listen to learn how you can become a book fairy too!

Direct download: Doha_Heat_EW_Episode_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am MSK