Features - Destinations

Three Days in Eritrea

Fantastic modernist architecture, a lively coffee culture, and pizza; is this Italy or East Africa? As Qatar Airways commences flights to Asmara on December 4, join traveller Jordan Hargrave as he voyages to the country of Eritrea in the Horn of Africa.

Arts and Culture: A Cultural Oasis

Qatar National Day: a time for citizens, residents, and visitors to honour Qatar’s past, celebrate its successes, and look forward to creating a bright future – and the arts are shining.

Articles - Destinations

24 Hours in Sofia

A historical gem at the junction of Asia and Europe, Sofia has the creative energy of an up-and-coming destination city. Signs of ancient Rome and Thrace are on display alongside influences from the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires, as well as the 50-year period of communist rule.

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Great Suffolk Street, Bankside, London

Great Suffolk Street in London’s fast-changing arts quarter Bankside is a street of dreams, past and future. It travels a journey through time and place.

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weekend away - São Paulo

For a city that boasts the title of Brazil’s cultural, culinary, and shopping capital, it’s puzzling how São Paulo has managed to stay under the tourist radar for this long.

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luxe - The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Located on its own exclusive island in the prestigious West Bay Lagoon district, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, has sweeping views overlooking the turquoise-blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.

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Qatar Airways - Design of a Decade

Following closely in the jet trails of the Airbus A380 recently introduced to Qatar Airways’ ultra-modern fleet, another Airbus product, the brand-new A350 XWB, will soon begin flying in the colours of the Qatari national airline. Significantly, Qatar Airways is the world’s first operator of this technologically advanced airliner, whose type-designation suffix ‘XWB’ stands for ‘Xtra-Wide Body’.

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Switzerland - The Watch Story

The label ‘Swiss Made’ stands for quality. When it comes to Swiss watches, however, it may be a misnomer because that particular industry is concentrated in the country’s French-speaking regions.

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Spain - Barça

Barcelona Football Blog writer Levon Schuller, from Holland, and one of many global FC Barcelona fans, takes a break from his globetrotting ways to offer us a glimpse of what the capital of Catalonia means to a life-long fan.

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Indonesia - Into the hills of Bali

With Qatar Airways now flying direct to Bali, Indonesia, long-time resident Holly McDonald shows that the interior of the tropical island offers much to explore beyond the usual popular beaches.

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George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

It’s easy to see how Edinburgh became the first UNESCO City of Literature: just walk along one of its streets.

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