24 Hours in Shanghai
Shanghai may be known as China’s second city, but when it comes to fun, fashion, and attitude it’s most definitely in first place. Shanghai’s boom years came at the turn of the 20th century, resulting in incredible art deco architecture that’s still visible all over the city. The legendary Bund waterfront, quaint former French Concession, and futuristic Lujiazui districts all add up to a city of contrasts that’s just bursting with promise.
Kemankeş Caddesi, Istanbul
The seaside suburb of Karaköy is home to the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art. The area’s grand mansions now host cafés, galleries, and groundbreaking Biennial shows.
plan ahead - March
Oryxpresents its insider’s tips for places to visit in March.
In March, discover Malaysia’s buzzing capital and idyllic islands, experience Madrid in full bloom, and make the most of Goa’s ideal beach weather.
Chef Shaun Presland
Chef Shaun Presland spent years perfecting his craft in Japan, as well as training intensively with world-class Japanese chefs...
There are few dishes that truly unite world cuisine, but pancakes achieve it with delightful aplomb. A sweet or savoury batter of varying depth, filled or topped with all manner of ingredients. Here are three...read more
Five minutes with
Young Lebanese fashion designer Aiisha Ramadan has gained a foothold on the international fashion scene with her lively, feminine couture brand. Awarded the Young Designer of the Year 2000 by Swarovski, and a Women...read more
What’s in my travel bag
Chef Massimo Capra
Italian chef Massimo Capra is the co-owner of Mistura Restaurant and Sopra Upper Lounge in Toronto, and now Soprafino, an Italian restaurant at Hamad International Airport, Doha.read more
La Cigale Hotel
A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the five-star La Cigale Hotel is nestled in the heart of Doha city, approximately 20 minutes away from Hamad International Airport.read more
The Power of
You’ve heard it said before – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Not only is it necessary to kick-start your metabolism, the right breakfast also improves concentration, lowers...read more
Three Days in Eritrea
Fantastic modernist architecture, a lively coffee culture, and pizza; is this Italy or East Africa? As Qatar Airways commences flights to Asmara on December 4, join traveller Jordan Hargrave as he voyages to the...read more
Oryxpresents its insider’s tips for places to visit in February.
In February, immerse yourself in Phuket’s natural beauty, experience the most famous carnival in Venice, and discover...