Features - Lifestyle
A family holiday in Paris
Paris may be known as the ‘city of love’, but it is also very family friendly and bursting with activities and fun for all ages.
The essence of penjing, a living art, is to recreate the beauty of nature without eliminating its imperfections.
Often confused as simply the Chinese form of bonsai, penjing is actually the ancient traditional Chinese art form from which Japanese bonsai is derived. While their similarities do outweigh their differences, they are two separate practices.
Articles - Lifestyle
Looking for amazing holiday moments that go beyond the ordinary and make for a truly memorable time? Then seek out world-class experiences, because nothing will linger longer in the mind – or the soul.
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.
“Sustainable tourism is now the norm rather than an exception,” says Ronald Sanabria of the Rainforest Alliance. And how right he is.
fashion - Behind the scenes
Each month Oryx produces a fashion shoot for its sister publication, Oryx Premium. This month we went behind the scenes with the award-winning fashion photographer, Toufic Araman in Doha’s Souq Waqif.
Hunting Down the New Black…
Marsala, a muted shade of reddish brown, was decreed the colour of 2015 by Pantone, the global authority on colour. But can a single colour truly define 365 days?
The Best year-round skiing
It’s March, and the mountains of the northern hemisphere are poised on the edge of spring. Sunlight is melting the snow, and by late April ski resorts will have closed, and be re-energising themselves for a more modest influx of summer hikers. But passionate skiers and snowboarders needn’t despair: the southern hemisphere awaits the winter. For an experience of eternal snow and year-round skiing, here are some top destinations.
The undisputed centre of the circus universe is Montreal’s Cirque du Soleil. Local writer Patricia Gajo traces the meteoric ascent of history’s most famous big top, from its first steps in small-town Quebec to world domination.
lifestyle - Winter Wonderland
December in the northern hemisphere can be a delightful month for any adventurous traveller willing to brave the big chill. With the arrival of the first snow of the season, skiing awaits: beginners can have their first wobble on skis, while off-piste challenges and even heli-skiing will thrill the experts.