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Kings of the jungle – gorilla trekking in the Virunga Mountains

Nothing can prepare you for your first sight of a silverback mountain gorilla in the wild. The first thing that strikes you is their sheer size and bulk – they are truly massive in a brooding and almost malevolent way.

Rayavadee, Krabi

Set on the edge of Krabi’s National Marine Park at the heart of Thailand’s stunning Phranang Peninsula, Rayavadee is surrounded by limestone cliffs, white-sand beaches, and the emerald waters of the Andaman Sea.

Five superfoods to add to your diet

You’ve heard the word countless times: lately anything with a high concentration of much-needed nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants, from peanut butter to kale, has been dubbed a ‘superfood’. So, the next time you reach for a sugary iced latte or a bag of crisps, why not consider snacks that incorporate these five superfoods instead? Try a turmeric tea with almond milk, or a seed and nut blend with plenty of crunchy flax and chia – your body will thank you!

Great migrations  

Some of the world’s animals far outdo humans when it comes to travelling by land, sea, or air. Here are some mass movements, part of the great cycle of nature, that provide awesome spectacles.

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What’s in my travel bag: Kenton Cool  

The British mountaineer reveals what travels with him to Everest.

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Qatar Airways Holidays
December
 

Plan ahead to December with our insider tips on where to go. Embrace the colder weather and enjoy the winter cheer in London or New York, and enjoy the dry season in sunny Laos.

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Windhoek  

Surrounded by desert scrub and craggy mountains, Windhoek has a frontier feel. Lucy Corne explores Namibia’s capital on foot.

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Market Street
Seychelles
 

Market Street has been the lifeblood of trade for the 115 islands that make up the Seychelles since a fresh produce market was opened in the tiny capital of Victoria, on Mahé Island, in 1840.

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Five minutes with Amro Al Hamad  

Qatari racing driver Amro Al Hamad has been achieving wins for his country ever since securing the Radical Middle East Cup champion title in 2014. The 33-year-old talks to Oryx about the taste of success, which...

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fine food
Galith Nadbornik
 

People who truly love food share it. After a year-long trip from North America back to her native France, Galith Nadbornik, the author behind the Hungry In Helsinki food blog, took a detour and ended up in...

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Over-wood restaurants  

Popular with early new Nordic chefs such as Bo Bech of Geist in Copenhagen and Victor Arguinzoniz of Asador Etxebarri in northern Spain, advocates of cooking over wood treat the wood itself as a key ingredient....

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