Enter the Gulf of Qatar – A land of wonders!

Qatar is considered to be a place where everybody would like to live. Its amazing landscapes, skyscrapers, luxury hotels in Doha and art contribute to the country being a major tourist hub.

Cultural Diversity

The country is home to many expats making it a culturally diversified community. If you have plans of living there one day, you can rest easy knowing that you needn’t go out of your way to make friends.

The role as a gateway

It’s pretty easy travelling from Doha to other countries. Within few hours, you can arrive at Colombo, Goa and Istanbul – what’s more, you can access Amman, Muscat and Beirut easily – the flight is very short, and if you are in Doha, that means you are within reach of many other cities.

Art Scene

Doha’s reputation depends upon many aspects including resorts like Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, and the art scene is one such aspect. The country is dotted with galleries and museums supported by the Qatar Museum Authority. At these galleries, you can enjoy Islamic art and works done by contemporary artists. If you are someone who loves art, you should find these places extremely educational.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+

Why visit Doha? – Kingdom of Pampering

If you set your sights on visiting the Middle East, Doha is the place to be for some of the most unique and luxurious experiences, it is the world’s richest city after all.

1) You can purchase a falcon

Visiting the Souq Waqif is considered the highlight of any trip to Doha. In this historic centre of Doha, you will come across souks that sell almost everything from gold to rugs, spices and even falcons. This is a rite of passage for most Qatari men as nearly 80 per cent of them own a falcon. These birds aren’t cheap either, ranging from around $5000 all the way to $250,000.

2) Watch camels race

While horse racing can be seen anywhere else on the planet, this is where you come for camel racing. It is even called the sport of the sheikhs.

3) Witness the Culture

There are plenty of luxury hotels in Doha for you to check into before you check out the city, such as the Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara for instance. After which you can seek out for some culture at the Museum of Islamic Arts to witness some of the beautiful textiles, manuscripts and ceramics from history.

4) Revel in the food

Explore the city and discover its offering of food as it will always be guaranteed to be nothing short of amazing.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+