Features - Selects
People everywhere are entranced by water, nowhere better harnessed than in public fountains, which might be urban monuments, a source of entertainment, or simply a delight to the eye.
Qatar Airways Holidays - November
Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in November.
Articles - Selects
Five city hotels your kids won’t want to leave
City breaks with kids can be lots of fun, with more and more locations offering entertaining experiences geared towards the youngest members of the family. There is also an increasing number of hotels that are so set up for a family visit that your kids simply won’t want to leave. Nichola West rounds up her top five city hotels for families.
For those who fondly remember the clicking and blinking of pinball machines, here are some places where you can still admire these masterpieces of pop culture – and play them, too.
Top gadgets to ensure your family holiday is a success
There’s a wealth of great gear to help families get the most out of their time away. Nichola West rounds up her five favourites.
Best countries for tea lovers
Qataris are among the world’s top tea drinkers, but plenty of other countries revere the traditions of tea, which provide a fascinating glimpse into local culture and hospitality.
Qatar Airways Holidays - September
Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in September. Explore Venice after the summer crowds have dispersed, and make the most of Jordan’s cooler temperatures and San Francisco’s warmer temperatures in autumn.
fine food - Treetop dining in the Maldives
Going for dinner in the Maldives isn’t as straightforward as you might think. It may be the world’s flattest country, with atolls fringed by abundant arcs of buttery sands, but that doesn’t mean the country’s chefs are content with their oceanfront beach bars and palm-fringed pool bistros. In pursuit of novelty, the most luxurious resorts are now taking fine dining to new heights: by moving their signature restaurants off the ground and into the trees.
Family travel - Learning experiences
Family holidays can be great opportunities to learn about the world and its cultures, and there are now plenty of destinations where your trip can include unforgettable learning experiences. Travel expert Nichola West rounds up her top five educational family destinations.
Few travellers can resist the lure of a soaring building or a good view. Get your ears popping on the ascent to the observation decks of the world’s tallest structures.
Qatar Airways Holidays - August
Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in August. While crowds can be unavoidable at popular destinations in August, these places are at their best during this month and are well worth the visit. Plan ahead to beat the queues.