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fine food - Chef Georges Zoghaib

Nestled at the end of Porto Arabia One, overlooking the aquamarine waters of The Pearl-Qatar’s marina, is Burj Al Hamam – a luxurious five-star restaurant that is well known for its high-end Lebanese cuisine.

Black Orchid Interiors, The Pearl-Qatar

London furniture brand Black Orchid Interiors makes its debut in the Middle East with the unveiling of its new store in Doha.

What’s in my travel bag: Philippe Starck

When Philippe Starck arrived on the world design stage, he was lauded for the groundbreaking hotel concepts he created with long-time friend and hotelier Ian Schrager. But what many may not know is that he was extremely prolific before this collaboration – so much so that he was asked by French president François Mitterrand to design the private apartments at the Élysée Palace.

Melia Doha  

Located in the vibrant West Bay region of Doha, the new five-star Melia Doha is an oasis in the city, with some exciting additions to Doha’s burgeoning culinary scene.

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Greek Island Hopping  

With nearly 100 islands to choose from, la dolce vita in the Greek Aegean comes in all different shades of white and blue.

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Tantalising Tanzania
From Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
 

With Qatar Airways launching flights to Zanzibar on July 1, travel writer Sue Watt reveals the island’s exotic charms and explores our other Tanzanian destinations: vibrant Dar es Salaam and...

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Iftar and Suhoor
The Month of Peace
 

Iftar and Suhoor are a chance for family and friends to come together during the holy month of Ramadan.

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fine food
Open kitchens
 

If you want to get closer to the magic of talented chefs working full tilt for your enjoyment, opt for the flamboyant open kitchens now increasingly common around the world. From robata to dining in the kitchen,...

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Five Middle East
inspired fragrances
 

Archaeological evidence suggests that civilisations used perfumes as early as 3300 BCE, but it wasn’t until the Arab chemist Al Kindi devised a guide to distillery and chemistry that perfumery became an exact...

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fine food
Mustapha Haj Omar
 

As Executive Sous Chef of Oriental and Mediterranean cuisine at Metzo’s restaurant in the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, Thailand, Mustapha Haj Omar brings expertise and passion from a long line of...

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Qatar Airways Holidays
August
 

Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in August.
Experience Switzerland’s summer offerings, witness the Great Migration across the Maasai Mara, and take a cruise...

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