Features - Review
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.
A Marine Oasis
The warm waters of the Arabian Gulf play host to a unique gathering of whale sharks off the coast of Qatar.
Articles - Review
The personal touch
Centuries-old traditions are finding new expression in the vibrant work of contemporary Qatari craftspeople.
Empowering Arab filmmakers
Ever since the US-based ArtistShare was launched in 2003 as a business model for creative artists, hundreds of crowdfunding websites have sprouted up worldwide, generating a staggering US$16.2 billion in 2014, a 167% increase over the US$6.1 billion raised in 2013, according to crowdfunding research firm massolution.
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.
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.
Iftar and Suhoor: The Month of Peace
Iftar and Suhoor are a chance for family and friends to come together during the holy month of Ramadan.
“Sustainable tourism is now the norm rather than an exception,” says Ronald Sanabria of the Rainforest Alliance. And how right he is.
A feast for the senses
Qatari cuisine embraces the best of Middle Eastern cooking, flavoured by delicious ingredients from the spice route.
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.