Features - Destinations
The timeless sounds of Zagreb
A tram rattles down Ilica Street, a cannon fires from Gri Fortress at noon, and the hubbub of hundreds of people talking over coffee echoes in the city squares. These are the sounds of Zagreb. As a journalist for Croatian Radio’s The Voice of Croatia, I’ve learnt to love the sights and sounds of Zagreb, one of Europe’s most overlooked capital cities.
While it might be best known for its extreme heat, legionnaires, and whale sharks, Djibouti is also a land of stark, otherworldly beauty. Writer James Kessler ventures off the beaten path to explore the far corners of this tiny, fascinating country in the Horn of Africa.
Articles - Destinations
Vienna - Glory past and present
Resident Diane Naar-Elphee reveals parts of a seriously sophisticated city that successfully bridges the gap between modernity and the imperial traditions of yesteryear. Experience Vienna’s laid-back – but by no means lethargic – spirit.
Madison Avenue, New York
Suite 1521 founders Lizzie Tisch and Kim Kassel share what makes Madison Avenue from 70th to 79th Street on the Upper East Side special.
24 Hours in Hong Kong
A shopping and foodie haven famed for its towering skyscrapers and frantic crowds , Hong Kong is a city that has a little something for every traveller.
weekend away - Jaipur
As the intense heat and monsoon rains of the summer months subside, October is the perfect month to visit the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan’s magical state capital.
klapsons, The Boutique Hotel, Singapore
From the moment you walk into klapsons, The Boutique Hotel, in Singapore’s Central Business District, you are met with its bold, distinctive design details, bringing a bright, playful aesthetic to five-star luxury.
luxe - COMO Shambhala Estate, Ubud, Indonesia
With its exacting blend of revitalising spa treatments, healthy cuisine made from the finest, freshest ingredients, and adventurous walks through the Balinese jungle, COMO’s Shambhala Estate is an all-encompassing wellness destination.
HIA - Chef Massimo Capra
In partnership with Qatar Airways / SSP joint venture and with Qatar Duty Free, celebrity chef Massimo Capra has opened Soprafino, an Italian restaurant, at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Oryx speaks to the chef best known for his simple and uncomplicated approach to classic Italian cuisine.
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.