Features - Destinations

On foot in Cyprus

Cyprus has recently been making a name for itself as one of the eastern Mediterranean’s top walking destinations. Avid hiker and Cyprus admirer Brian Johnston takes to the hills.

Seychelles: by land, Sea, and Air

In December, Qatar Airways begins flights to Mahé, gateway to the string of islands that make up the Seychelles. Writer Will Bendix takes us island-hopping through the archipelago where ancient mountains rise from the sea and birds flood the sky.

Articles - Destinations

24 hours in Shanghai

Shanghai, a gateway to China built around the Yangtze River Delta. A historical and cultural disorientation in the heart of China’s biggest city and economic epicentre. Thanks to its fascinating colonial past, neon-lit mismatched architecture, and neck-achingly high skyscrapers (it’s home to the second tallest in the world), Shanghai is a must-see destination.

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Auckland

Few cities have wild beauty on their doorstep, but Auckland’s magnificent harbour, volcanic landscapes, black-sand beaches, and steep rainforest ranges provide the perfect urban escape.

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Korkeavuorenkatu, Helsinki

Suvi Saloniemi, chief curator of the Finnish capital’s Design Museum, enthuses over the variety of style and ambience of Korkeavuorenkatu, one of Helsinki’s most characterful streets.

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Zurich chocolate tasting tour

Tasting locally made chocolate is an essential part of any visit to Zurich. A guided tour takes you to the city’s hidden sweet spots, teaching you how to order, taste, and discover your favourite Swiss treat.

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Klaus K Hote, Helsinki

Located in Helsinki’s vibrant city centre, Klaus K is a modern design hotel with a rich history.

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A river runs through it

surfing Montreal’s St. Lawrence River


Montreal takes its name from the triplet of hills called Mount Royal that rise from the heart of the city, but its true life force lies in the St. Lawrence River. This waterway flows around the city, connecting it to the Great Lakes and, finally, the mighty Atlantic Ocean to the east.

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A city where anything is possible

The early morning sun spears like an arrow through the buildings in old Batavia, illuminating an old man hosing down the cobblestones, while across the square a restaurateur arranges chairs and tables on the pavement then pulls down a colourful awning.

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Islands of Adventure in the Sea

With Qatar Airways launching flights to Helsinki in October, resident writer Katja Pantzar takes us on a journey through the autumn and winter wonders of the Finnish capital.

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Atlanta

Even as summer temperatures soar, this hip Southern capital city has myriad places to keep you cool. Visit Atlanta and discover why it’s a cultural and culinary destination.

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