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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.

Articles - Selects

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.

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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.

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Tallest Skyscrapers

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.

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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.

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family travel - Five places for kids to become masterchefs

If you’ve got a young masterchef in the family, there’s a host of great destinations around the world where your child can brush up on their culinary skills. Nichola West serves up her top five locations for food-loving families.

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Qatar Airways Holidays - July

Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in July. The perfect conditions offer travellers the chance to witness Santorini’s spectacular sunsets, experience the midnight sun in Reykjavik, and explore Bali during its dry season.

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Sunset Experiences

You’d have to be hard of heart not to appreciate the technicoloured spectacle, photo opportunities, and glorious romance of a sunset. Here are five of the best sunset destinations.

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family travel - Aquatic adventures

Seeing the world by water really does offer a different perspective. The seas and rivers can be in turn thrilling and calming and allow a unique way for kids to view the world. Family travel writer Nichola West rounds up her top aquatic adventures for young explorers.

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Stargazing

Since the dawn of time, humans have been captivated by the night sky and its twinkling invitation to wonderment and awe. Here are five top places from which to stargaze.

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