Features - Destinations
Scandinavia - So simple. So exquisite. So Scandinavian.
Clean mountain air, the love of life, clear flowing rivers, and an appreciation for nature are just a few things that contribute to the principles and philosophies that so many Scandinavians share.
The Amazing Race - Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
Top thoroughbreds, serious prize money, international glamour, and the best of French fashion combine to create one of the world’s most prestigious horse races: the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.
Articles - Destinations
24 Hours in Dallas and Fort Worth
One of the best times to visit Dallas-Fort Worth is September. The scorching summer heat is slowly subsiding and the legendary State Fair of Texas begins. Autumn means football in the Lone Star state, and the beloved Dallas Cowboys are back on the gridiron. Known jointly as the Metroplex, Dallas and Fort Worth have their own identities. The Big D has a diverse, international, and cosmopolitan vibe, while Cowtown offers a traditional Texas feel, mixed with a world-class cultural scene. By exploring both Dallas and Fort Worth, visitors experience the best of both worlds.
weekend away - Magnificent Moscow
At 867 years of age, Moscow shows no signs of slowing down. Rather, the sprawling metropolis is an energetic international hub, buzzing with 12 million residents and ranking second in the global billionaire stakes. This fascinating city is a melange of glitz, glamour, and a rich cultural heritage.
luxe - Kuramathi, Maldives
Kuramathi is a beautiful island offering 1.8km of wide, sandy beaches and an amazing house reef dropping into a sparkling turquoise ocean.
luxe - Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman
Located in the dramatic mountainous region of Al Jabal Akhdar, one of Oman’s most spectacular and undiscovered areas, the new Alila Jabal Akhdar resort provides absolute peace and tranquillity.
Hamad International Airport Architecture
In our ongoing series, Oryx takes a walk through the groundbreaking Hamad International Airport. This month, we take a look at the mammoth design and construction phases of HIA.
Malaysia’s natural wonders
Malaysia is home to some of the most exciting wildlife-watching in South East Asia. Mark Eveleigh enlists the help of celebrity ‘Junglewalla’ Irshad Mobarak for recommendations on some of his country’s greatest parks and a couple of unexpected secret spots.
Switzerland’s striking great outdoors
Switzerland is best known for the Alps, but former Geneva resident of 25 years and repeat visitor Brian Johnston thinks its plateau country provides just as beautiful and active a holiday.
24 Hours in Bali
For such a small island approximately 145 x 80km Bali boasts a surprising number of highlights. With lush rice paddies, mystical temples, white-sand beaches, and misty volcano treks, it is easy to see why the island of Gods is Indonesia’s most popular tourist destination. Check out the cultural heritage of Ubud, bask in the sophistication of Seminyak, or simply relax at the mellow beachside towns of Lovina and Amed. Whatever you do, rest assured that this paradise island will leave you with a bounty of lasting memories.
weekend away - The Everglades
Theres more to the Everglades than gators and swamps – from stunning mangrove tunnels and hardwood hammocks to 10,000 islands and pristine beaches.