Features - Art & Culture

Ramadan Getaways

The holy month of Ramadan is one of THE MAIN festivities in the Islamic world. During Ramadan some 1.3 billion Muslims around the world refrain from eating and drinking from dawn until sunset, and are encouraged to read the entire Qur’an. Fasting teaches patience, humility, and spirituality, and while the spirit of Ramadan and the duties of Islam are similar for all Muslims, the Ramadan traditions are celebrated differently from one country to another. The common greeting is: “Ramadan Kareem”, ‘kareem’ is the Arabic word for ‘generous’.

Bali’s Wild West

Much of the vast rainforest wilderness of West Bali National Park remains practically unexplored. Mark Eveleigh dons his jungle boots and discovers a region that offers some of the best wildlife spotting in Southeast Asia and hands-on experience of local food.

Articles - Art & Culture

insight - Greg Marshall and Crittercam

Marine biologist and film maker Greg Marshall is the man behind the National Geographic Crittercam, a research tool that allows rare views of the private lives of wild animals.

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Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima of Atelier Bow-Wow

museum review - City in Motion: BMW Guggenheim Lab

New York's Guggenheim Museum is taking itself on the road in an incredible effort that will “bring together people from all walks of life, and get them thinking about today’s urban realities, and tomorrow’s exciting possibilities”.

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well read - Assouline boutique Parisian publisher

Assouline, the boutique Parisian publisher, has gained iconic status for its stylish publications. With stores now in the Qatar Airways destination cities of New York, Istanbul, and London, we profile their new and limited releases.

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three great places - Rome

Even if all roads do lead to Rome, not all lead to the best restaurants. In fact, rivers of visitors mean that you have to be careful when choosing your restaurant, if you don't want to eat in a tourist trap. Rome is currently enjoying a food renaissance, which makes eating in the city as exciting as it is delicious.

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rue Ste-Catherine, Montreal

For fans of auto racing, Montreal needs no introduction.

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24 hours in Beijing

Think Beijing is a city of bureaucrats while Shanghai has all the fun?

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weekend away - Moscow

A buzzing metropolis with a medieval soul, Moscow is a city of contrasts where East meets West.

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Singapore - Where culture and commerce coalesce

Shopping and eating are national pastimes in Singapore. The National Museum of Singapore even has permanent galleries devoted to their admiration and analysis. The food exhibition entitled Food – Eating on the Street pays homage to the vibrancy of Singapore’s famous street food from the 1940s to the 80s, and dissects ten iconic dishes as well as providing a multi-sensory and hands-on experience of local food.

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