Features - Review

Magnificent seven world wonders

People have been counting and arguing over must-see travellers’ sights since ancient times. Here’s our version of a magnificent seven.

On track to the future

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

Articles - Review

London’s junior Michelin dining trend

Britain’s-once stuffy restaurants are opening up to young sophisticated diners. Restaurant critic Tristan Rutherford takes his 11-year-old nephew for a Michelin-starred tour of London’s finest tables.

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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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The Capital of Sport

Ever since the success of the 2006 Asian Games, Qatar’s reputation has been growing as the land that brings the world of sport together.

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Four fantastic destinations for winter sun

When temperatures drop and gloomy days drag on, here are four cheery, sunny spots to retreat to.

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Movies in the Desert

Imagine Morocco and you probably think of souqs and tagines, not celluloid and stuntmen, but for film aficionados, Morocco is rightly famous for its film industry.

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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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Family travel

Family holidays are one of the highlights of the year, and involving children in planning the activities can make for a really fun trip away. Nichola West has handed over her schedule to kids to hear first-hand about their essential holiday elements.

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A Marine Oasis

The warm waters of the Arabian Gulf play host to a unique gathering of whale sharks off the coast of Qatar.

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