The Cultural Village Foundation is an exceptional project of hope for human interaction through art and cultural exchange – a project made possible thanks to the inspired vision, solid faith and wise leadership of HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Father Emir of the State of Qatar. Keeping pace with […]

The Torch Doha Part of the city’s high-tech Aspire Zone, this 300m-high (984ft) tower designed to resemble a vast torch is the currently the tallest hotel in Qatar. Not originally built as a hotel, it offers excellent levels of in-room comfort and some genuinely impressive facilities nonetheless. Expect to rub […]

The Corniche is one of Doha’s most popular attractions. Here are seven things to do on the pedestrianised public space It’s the photo you’ll see on every brochure, every poster and every early-morning jogger’s social media feed, but what is it about Doha’s Corniche that attracts so much attention? This […]

Desert dreaming:  Each weekend in the winter months, families cram their four-wheel drives with camping gear and travel to the deserts.Dune bashing and camping under a canopy of stars are weekend highlights for many. As is lazing on the sandy shore of the Inland Sea — a beautiful, wild shoreline where the […]

Newly opened museum: The National Museum of Qatar, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, is inspired by the shape of a desert rose.On the edge of the Doha Corniche, a 40,000-square-meter “desert rose” has bloomed.It’s been delayed by more than two years, but the new National Museum of Qatar finally opened March 28 […]

1/12Royal Villa at the Sharq Village & Spa: Really, are you even on vacation if you don’t have your own private waterfall pool? Doha is home to some spectacular accommodations, including Sharq Village & Spa’s Royal Villa.Courtesy Sharq Village & Spa(CNN) — Doha, the capital of Qatar, has fast become the ideal travel stopover. You […]

The bright lights of Doha, the sand-covered remains of a once-thriving port provide a brief but fascinating glimpse of life in the Arabian Gulf in centuries past.Located in northwestern Qatar, about 100 kilometers from the futuristic capital of Doha, the deserted and ruined town of Al Zubarah was a flourishing pearling […]