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National Museum of Qatar now open

National Museum of Qatar now open

After eight years in the making, the National Museum of Qatar has officially opened, revealing Koichi Takada Architects’ stunningly designed interior architecture. The Sydney-based design firm won an international competition ...
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Where the Middle East meets the West

It's about 10 in the morning when Hussein Hafedh Albidul canters into the ancient city of Petra, in Jordan, astride Camel No. 11, sending puffs of dust into the air ...
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Riding high on camel No. 11 in Jordan

It's about 10 in the morning when Hussein Hafedh Albidul canters into the ancient city of Petra, in Jordan, astride Camel No. 11, sending puffs of dust into the air ...
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Desert dreaming in Abu Dhabi

It is the variety of landscapes that makes Abu Dhabi such a magnificent place to photograph. The richness of its history gives it an even broader appeal – evidence suggests ...
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Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

10 Reasons Atlantis The Palm is still Dubai’s best hotel

What’s bright pink, sits on sand and spans more than 64 professional soccer fields? Ok, in actual fact, that’s the size of the entire property, but with more than 1,500 ...
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Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Dubai Tourism launches Dubai Pass

Dubai Tourism has launched the all-inclusive pre-paid card, Dubai Pass, that grants cash-free access to 33 key events and venues across Dubai. Available from 16 May, the Dubai Pass has ...
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The Legends of Jaffa, Israel

I am looking at a long row of blackened rocks positioned along the coast. These rocks that raise their heads above water are called the ‘Andromeda Rocks’ after the Greek legend ...
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Inside The Louvre Abu Dhabi

There’s something quite magical about walking under the enormous silver dome that appears to hover over the new Louvre Abu Dhabi. Dappled sunlight streams through eight layers of cladding that ...
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Cairo

The palace walk in Cairo

It's the ancient thoroughfare of medieval Cairo, the lifeblood of a dozen centuries: every time I return to Cairo, I find myself walking the length of Al-Muizz li-Din-Allah. Like most ...
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One&Only Dubai: Dance of the Arabesque

Welcoming seafarers and traders was all part of the Bedouin tradition in Dubai long before the City of Merchants became – courtesy of the region’s bountiful oil discoveries and the ...
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