Features - Middle East

24 Hours in Ras Al Khaimah

Nestled below the picturesque Hajar Mountains, Ras Al Khaimah – which forms the northernmost Emirate in the United Arab Emirates – is a fascinating contrast between rich Arabian culture and rapid modernisation. Its many captivating museums and ancient forts allow glimpses into its intriguing past. Today, it is known for its iconic world-class hotels and resorts.

Regency Sealine Camp, Qatar

Just 40 minutes from Doha, visitors to Qatar can find themselves fully immersed in the peaceful serenity of a luxurious desert camp.

Articles - Middle East

On track to the future

Beneath the bustling streets of Doha, a remarkable feat of engineering is taking place.

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Camel racing: The sport of sheikhs

To experience a truly historic Qatari sport, head west into the desert from Doha during the winter months.

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Qatar, the Desert Destination

On Qatar National Day, this desert nation proudly honours its history and looks forward to welcoming visitors to its shores with a host of events in 2016.

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Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels

Encircling the historical heart of Doha, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels is a collection of nine luxurious five-star hotels steeped in timeless Qatari hospitality.

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The Fragrance of Kings

The heavenly scent of exclusive oud is at the heart of Arabia’s favourite fragrances.
Strolling through the souqs and malls of Qatar, one often smells the delicious fragrance of incense or bakhoor-scented woodchips gently smoking in mabkhara incense burners. Fine perfume is ever popular in Arabia, but there is one perfume prized above all else: oud, the dark heart of agarwood.

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Golf in Ras Al Khaimah

Ideally situated between the majestic Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, the northernmost Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is a sought-after destinationIdeally situated between the majestic Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Gulf, for leisure and golf.

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Dekh Magar Pyar Say

Pakistani truck art embodies the culture, history, and traditions of the drivers, narrating dreams and stories of these people who are never really ‘home’. Karachi resident Umair Mohsin explores this explosive expression of folk art in which the actual form is an escape from the mundane realities of ordinary life.

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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.

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