Travel

6 Reasons Why You Should Visit Zanzibar This Year

Discover the Swahili island’s rich history and idyllic beaches

Bahrain Gets a Slick New Boutique Design Hotel

Right in the heart of the vibrant Bab el Bahrain souk

5 Last-Minute Eid Al Adha Getaways

From mountainous escapes to island retreats

5 Greek Island Getaways Perfect for Eid Al Adha

Desolate sandy beaches and unspoiled island life

The UAE Gets a Stunning New UNESCO Site

Wadi Wurayah is officially on the global map

48 Hours in Madrid

Where to eat, stay and hang in the Spanish capital

Dubai’s Mountain Region is the New Go-To Vacation Spot

Hatta is getting a serious eco-tourism makeover

Italy’s Most Luxurious Modernist Villas Are Yours to Rent

A week in a property built by the world’s greatest architects

Dubai is Getting its Very Own Chinatown

Say your goodbyes to Dragon Mart

You’ve Been Hanging Out On the Wrong Side of Dubai

Check out these spots to get a taste of the old-world

2 Hours Away from Home: The Perfect Island Getaways

The region’s ultimate holiday destinations

5 Incredible Rooftop Pools in Dubai

The perfect inner-city escapes

48 Hours in Moscow

How to do the Russian capital right

5 of Saudi Arabia’s Most Beautiful Beaches

Another side of the ultra-conservative nation

5 Spots to Watch the World Cup in Dubai

Where to watch the game and eat foie gras at the same time

Pam Nasr’s Guide to New York

The emerging Lebanese director shares her local addresses

10 Incredible Holiday Homes to Rent

From Georgio Armani’s Italian villa to ornate riads

An Insider’s Guide to Bali

Dubai-based photographer Dakota gives us the lowdown

5 Things To Do in Kuwait City

From snorkelling day-trips to farmers markets

The Ultimate Guide to Dahab

Say hello to Egypt’s hidden gem

Elisa Sednaoui’s Guide to Cairo

The lowdown on the city’s best spots

48 Hours in Tunis

Arab architecture, Italian food and roman ruins

An Artist’s Guide to Bahrain

A Young Bahraini illustrator gives us the lowdown

Breathtaking Luxury Hotels in the Heart of the Desert

From Utah to Jordan, sometimes camping isn’t an option

5 Epic Hikes in the Region

When the view is worth the climb

Could Saudi Arabia be the New Petra?

The conservative country is pushing archaeological tourism

The Best Low-Key Vacation Spots in the Arab World

Swap tourist-traps for super-chill hidden beaches

10 of the World’s Most Instagrammable Hotels

Beauty, symmetry and envy-inducing views

48 Hours in Sharjah

How to spend a weekend in the cultural capital

Dangerous Roads to Drive for Breathtaking Views

The daredevil drives you’ll risk it all for

Dubai’s 5 Best Rooftop Pools

As the season heats up, these are the ultimate sun spots

An Insider’s Guide to Jeddah During the Art Fair

Young Saudi Arabian artist Ahaad Alamoudi tells all

Capturing the Pastel-Drenched Senegalese Island of Iles De Gorée

The tragic history and architecture of the Senegalese island

5 of Manama’s Best Coffee Shops

From vast landscaped gardens to cosy coffee caverns

5 of the Best Outdoor Cinemas

Spring is here and it’s time for al fresco film nights

Capturing Cuba’s Colours, Cars and Community

Habana like you've never seen before

Dreamy Landscapes That’ll Make You Question What’s Real

The Himalayas like you’ve never seen them before

Inside the Luxury Pay-As-You-Go Gym Built For Jetsetters

This is London’s game-changing boutique fitness hub

A Guide to Beirut’s Best Brunch Spots

Feta and date toasties doused in honey?

Photographing the Hidden Pastels of the Desert

The American Wild West like you’ve never seen it before

10 Iconic Movie Locations in the Arab World

From Tunisia to Jordan – these are the spots Hollywood loves

Exploring Brazil’s Dreamy Modernist Utopia

Brasilia is the sleek Oscar Niemeyer-built city to visit

5 of Dubai’s Best Yoga Studios

Because the ambience, instructor and design are key to reaching zen

5 Quiet Beaches to Runaway to

The dreamiest spots from Egypt to Oman

Bucket List Vacations to Book in 2018

Swim with piranhas or climb inside a volcano this year

Going Off the Beaten Path in Oman

This photographer needed nothing but a car and a camera

How to do Tokyo Like a Local

Take your cues from Sofia Coppola and try the world’s best sushi

Get Lost in Morocco’s Secret Oasis

Oualidia is the laid-back lagoon town you need to visit

How to do London in 48 Hours

From basement clubs to the best sushi restaurants

The New NYC Hotel Making Times Square Cool

This boutique hotel is geared towards young travellers

Spend a Night in a Penthouse Designed by Vivienne Westwood

The British designer turns her hand at hotel design

Racil Chalhoub’s Guide to Beirut

These are the city’s best spots to see and be seen at

The Ultimate Desert Camping Spots

From stargazing in Namibia to the Grand Canyon

The Beauty and Melancholia of Tunisia’s Forgotten Town

Photographer Zied Ben Romdhane’s vision of an abandoned mining region

An Insider’s Guide to Amman

Fashion designer Nafsika Skourti gives us the lowdown on the city's best spots

5 In-Flight Essentials You Should Never Travel Without

How to make sure your next flight doesn’t suck

Coffee Culture: 5 Iconic Cafés in the Arab World

From Tangier to Kuwait City – these are the historic spots to check out