Qatar Middle East
In steeped-in-tradition Qatar, you can learn about the ancient pursuit of falconry, watch camels race across the desert and admire traditional dhows (wooden cargo boats) bobbing on the water. But the country is developing rapidly, with the capital Doha a world-class city in the making, thanks to its spectacular modern skyline, peerless Museum of Islamic Art, a fine and expansive traditional souq, and burgeoning arts and culinary scenes. On any given day you could sample a portfolio of sophisticated restaurants and then watch the sun set over sand dunes that seem to spring from a fairy tale.
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Qatar on a budget: 11 tips and tricks to make your trip cheaper
Aug 21, 2022 • 5 Min read
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Top 8 places to add to your Qatar itinerary
Aug 15, 2022 • 6 Min read
When you’ve had your fill of culture and glitz in Doha, strike out to discover Qatar’s emerging cities, historic relics, natural wonders, and more.
Do you need a visa to go to Qatar?
Aug 13, 2022 • 3 Min read
Do you need a tourist visa to visit Qatar? Check this guide to find out everything you need to know about visas for visiting this Gulf state.
Art and Culture
Top 13 things to do in Qatar, from fortresses to camel racing and atmospheric markets
Aug 9, 2022 • 8 Min read
From getting lost in a historic market to exploring iconic cultural institutions, these are the best things to do in Qatar.
Art and Culture
All you need to know about Qatar: tips from an expat
Aug 5, 2022 • 7 Min read
Before you visit Qatar, here are some must-read tips from an expat on the country’s culture, transportation, can’t-miss sites and experiences and more.
How to explore Qatar by metro, taxi, bicycle and car
Jul 24, 2022 • 5 Min read
Stick to the Doha metro to get around the capital city and then go farther afield via taxi, bicycle and car. Here’s how to get around Qatar.
Art and Culture
Qatar’s fantastic feasts and festivals
Jul 18, 2022 • 4 Min read
Whether you want to be educated, entertained, or fed, festivals highlight local talent and offer something for everyone
10 of the best beaches in Qatar, from luxury private resorts to family-friendly public sands
Jul 18, 2022 • 6 Min read
Discover the best places to hit the beach in Qatar, from family-friendly beaches to a little-known kitesurfing haven.
Festivals & Events
From scorching summers to wintertime festivals, here’s when to visit Qatar
Jul 14, 2022 • 7 Min read
Here’s our month-by-month guide to planning outdoor excursions, indoor feasts and much more in Qatar. One thing you don’t have to worry about? Rain.
7 family-friendly adventures in Qatar
Jul 5, 2022 • 5 Min read
Fun options in Doha, and exciting adventures in the surrounding landscapes, will keep all family members happy
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