Features - Review

A life at sea

For 100 million years the shores of Qatar have cradled the graceful hawksbill turtle.
The white-sand beach of Fuwairit is a favourite with Qatar’s residents. The peaceful, shallow shore and turquoise Gulf waters attract families and campers year round, but in the spring the beach plays an important role as the hatching ground for the endangered hawksbill turtle.

Luxury hotels for the design savvy

From an awe-inspiring contemporary Balinese escape to an industrial-chic pad in Shanghai and a modern Renaissance revamp in the heart of Manhattan, we discover six of the world’s most desirable design hotels.

Articles - 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.

read more

On track to the future

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

read more

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.

read more

Camel racing: The sport of sheikhs

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

read more

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.

read more

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.

read more

Four fantastic destinations for winter sun

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

read more

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.

read more

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.

read more

Page 2 of 14

Oryx Magazine December 2016

Oryx Cover December 2016


View the Oryx eMagazine archive

Oryx Premium December 2016

Oryx Premium Cover December 2016


View the Oryx Premium eMagazine archive

Oryx Updates

If you would like to be notified
when the magazine is updated,
please click below
 

Email updates

Latest Features

  • From the mountains... with love

    If you’re looking for inspiration for a romantic snow-filled getaway, then look no further. For many... 
  • A heart-warming winter in Denmark

    If you’re looking for cheer during dark December days, then Denmark provides plenty of hygge. Writer and... 
  • Qatar: Past and present

    Qatar celebrates its National Day on December 18, commemorating the birth of the modern state.  

Most read

Comments

Copyright © 2009 ORYX Digital Magazine. All rights reserved.

Powered by Agency Fish   |  Endorsed by Qatar Airways