24 hours - Oryx In-Flight Magazine Qatar Airways Oryx in-flight magazine http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:02:52 +0000 en-gb 24 hours in Auckland http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-asia/24-hours-in-auckland.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-asia/24-hours-in-auckland.html Auckland is New Zealand’s largest, most vibrant, and most cosmopolitan city, enlivened by a multicultural population, impressive café and restaurant scene, and fine museums and attractions. Yet nothing beats its harbour-hugging location: the city is surrounded by a superb backyard of water vistas, volcanic landscapes, and offshore islands.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Brian Johnston) Asia Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:03:03 +0000
24 Hours in Helsinki http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-helsinki-2016.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-helsinki-2016.html Finland celebrates 100 years of independence in 2017, but its dynamic capital is a joy at any time. Brisk in winter, flooded with light in summer, Helsinki spills across Baltic islands and promontories, and a hint of the sea is always in the air.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Tim Bird) Europe Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:25:12 +0000
24 Hours in Krabi http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-asia/24-hours-in-krabi.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-asia/24-hours-in-krabi.html Surrounded by towering outcrops of karst limestone, Krabi is a major jumping-off point to some of Thailand’s most beautiful islands, such as Ko Phi Phi and Ko Lanta. Most visitors breeze straight through town, but it’s worth pausing here to soak up the spectacular setting and experience authentic Thai culture.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Ron Emmons) Asia Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:20:53 +0000
24 hours in Shanghai http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-asia/24-hours-in-shanghai.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-asia/24-hours-in-shanghai.html Shanghai, a gateway to China built around the Yangtze River Delta. A historical and cultural disorientation in the heart of China’s biggest city and economic epicentre. Thanks to its fascinating colonial past, neon-lit mismatched architecture, and neck-achingly high skyscrapers (it’s home to the second tallest in the world), Shanghai is a must-see destination.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Abigail Ward) Asia Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:42:43 +0000
24 hours in Pisa http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-pisa-2016.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-pisa-2016.html Erected where the Arno River once flowed into the Tyrrhenian Sea, this ancient maritime republic was a fierce competitor with other sea powers, including Venice, Genoa, and Amalfi. Now nestled on the river’s alluvial plain, Pisa is no longer the home of a seafaring empire, but it has never lost its cultural and artistic splendour.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Angela Corrias ) Europe Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:33:49 +0000
24 hours in Marrakech http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-africa/24-hours-in-marrakech.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-africa/24-hours-in-marrakech.html Marrakech, the crimson heart of Morocco, is a 1,000-year-old city with an unseen water supply that has allowed it to flourish. Above Marrakech are the marching peaks of the High Atlas mountains, often snowy, a contrast with the city’s celebrated redness, adding freshness to the air. The weather is welcoming almost year-round, with a near-ideal combination of sunny warmth and cool, alleviating evenings.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Olivia Gunning-Bennani) Africa Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:12:39 +0000
24 hours in Sarajevo http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-sarajevo.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-sarajevo.html Narrow streets interwoven with mosques, madrassas, and historic caravanserais juxtaposed against Habsburg-era boulevards express Sarajevo’s cultural and religious diversity.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Jennifer Walker) Europe Thu, 26 May 2016 21:28:03 +0000
24 Hours in Larnaca http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-larnaca.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-larnaca.html Dotted with palm trees and glorious golden beaches, the port city of Larnaca is a beacon on the south coast of Cyprus for discerning travellers, and with a 6,000-year heritage it is renowned as one of Europe’s oldest cities. Visitors can enjoy a fantastic variety of sights, sounds, and tastes that are unique to this exciting coastal city, and in under an hour can enjoy world-class diving and snorkelling at Cape Greco.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Oryx) Europe Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:58:54 +0000
24 Hours in Yerevan http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-yerevan.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-europe/24-hours-in-yerevan.html Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, is a charming blend of European and Soviet-era architecture, oriental hospitality, and unique local traditions – and all this comes with almost 300 sunny days a year! Don’t worry if your trip schedule is tight: compact and tourist friendly, the city can be explored in just 24 hours, if you plan well. Just follow the guidelines suggested by Yerevan-based travel blogger Sirvard Amatuni, and relish every moment of your trip.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Sirvard Amatuni) Europe Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:42:52 +0000
24 Hours in Atlanta http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-north-america/24-hours-in-atlanta.html http://www.oryxinflightmagazine.com/24-hours-north-america/24-hours-in-atlanta.html

Atlanta is a vibrant metropolis, home to a burgeoning culinary scene, shopping to suit every taste, and myriad opportunities to be outdoors. While a day merely scratches the surface, with insider knowledge of where to go and what to explore, you’ll get a taste of the city’s charms – and its signature Southern hospitality.

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julian.jordan@agencyfish.com (Jennifer Bradley Franklin) North America Tue, 01 Mar 2016 22:51:09 +0000