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Going global in Doha

Like the Emirates before it, oil-rich Qatar is building a desert paradise for visitors with a variety of openings that would raise an eyebrow in New York, let alone in the Middle East.
Read more… 26 November 2012

Five original Eurostar breaks

Beyond Paris and Brussels, here are five high-speed train trips you may not have considered, from hot springs with history in Germany to skiing in the French Alps.
Read more… 23 November 2012


Dubai’s industrial arts scene

In a city that is often called cultureless, a cutting-edge arts movement has sprung up in the industrial zone of Al Quoz with more than 20 art galleries in a one block radius.
Read more… 20 November 2012

Rome’s new architectural renaissance

A mass of contemporary projects are infusing the city with a charming juxtaposition of old and new, and drawing travellers beyond the ancient city walls.
Read more… 20 November 2012

The Passport blog

An insider’s tour of Hagia Sophia

An itinerary through the hidden tales of Istanbul’s most famous monument.
Read more… 15 November 2012


The Louvre gets a new look

The iconic Paris museum continues to link heritage and innovation with a new golden-hued wing dedicated to Islamic art.
Read more… 15 November 2012

Quirky culture, north of NYC

Hudson, a former whaling town 125 miles north of Manhattan, has become an irresistible magnet for non-driving urbanites eager to leave the city behind.
Read more… 13 November 2012

Mini Guide

Mini guide to art in Florence

This glorious city is the very cradle of Renaissance Italy. Art lovers flock to its medieval centre for a close-up of famous paintings by the likes of Raphael and Michelangelo.
Read more… 12 November 2012

A second chance for Sevillian art

The acquisition of an early work by Diego Velázquez has helped rekindle interest in a city that has long played second fiddle to Madrid and Barcelona in the artistic pecking order.
Read more… 07 November 2012

Mini Guide

Mini guide to design in Stockholm

Venture beyond the Ikea phenomenon and marvel at the functional beauty and simplicity of Scandinavian craftsmanship.
Read more… 06 November 2012

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