Architectural Wonders of the Middle East

by Steven McClay on 12 February 2018, 12:02PM Architectural Wonders of the Middle East The Middle East’s building traditions date back centuries, from sacred mosques to desert fortresses, ancient marketplaces to the ex-abodes of rich pearling merchants. Pop up cities like Dubai and more recently Doha have erected architecture that echoes the minarets and domes of the old Islamic World in modern materials like fibre glass and reinforced concrete. The result is an architectural calendar set amidst the otherwise timeless deserts along the Persian Gulf. Here are six structures not to be missed. Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar Like a series of sugar cubes sculpted from limestone and glass, Qatar's Museum of Islamic Art stands on its own small island in Doha. Designed by Chinese-American architect, I.M. Pei, it was completed in 2008 after only three years of cons...
Travelbag Checklist: What to Pack and how to Pack

Travelbag Checklist: What to Pack and how to Pack

  This holiday packing checklist can be a tricky list to make. The things to take on holiday first of all depend on what type of holiday you’re on and what luggage you have. This post is written with a week in somewhere hot with backpack in mind. It covers holiday toiletries, what clothes to take on holiday and other holiday essentials. First thing is first, lay all your stuff out on...
by Travelbag on 09 February 2018, 09:02AM



Luxury Holidays: The best places to go

Luxury Holidays: The best places to go

Adventure holidays have been the tour de force in recent times but even the most active of us need a little luxury. If you’re determined to undertake an active holiday, book a night of spa-luxury in a five star hotel to sooth the ailments of your expedition. Alternatively, cut to the chase and get lose yourself in the finer things in life all holiday long. We’re talking five stars, ...
by Travelbag on 02 February 2018, 11:02AM



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