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Culture Vulture | Museum of Islamic Art

The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha is one of the best museums in the country.  Inside and out, the place is just beautiful.  As I read from the museum’s website, the architect behind the design is I.M. 40 more words


My First Fortnight

Its hard to believe I have already been living in Doha for 15 days. Time has passed so quickly since I stepped off the plane and into the extreme heat that still surprises me every time I go outside. 457 more words


In Transit: A delightful Day in Doha

The intercom hummed into life and I sat up with a start, the eye mask still wrapped incongruously around my face. “Ladies and gentlemen, we are beginning our descent to Hamad International airport…”.  689 more words


After the Terror: How Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art is Fighting Back

This article was first published at Lapido Media.

THREE years after the car bomb that devastated world-famous Museum of Islamic Art, in Cairo, Egyptian culture is thumbing its nose at Islamic terror. 715 more words


Doha, Qatar

Doha, capital of the peninsular Persian Gulf country Qatar – jutting out from Saudi Arabia, is a modern city on Doha Bay.  Ringing its downtown waterfront are numerous parks and the Corniche Promenade.  451 more words

Middle East

Doha entertainment

Doha is a city gearing up for the 2022 FIFA world cup, so while it may not appear to be a big tourist destination just yet, there are a couple quite magnificent attractions in this city of Pearls. 353 more words

Architectural Beauty

China in Qatar

I have always been an Impressionism fan, but every time I visit a gallery with artwork from a different movement, I have this tinge feeling of disloyalty to Monet and Renoir (like that time I was in Florence and was ogling that Botticelli, heheh). 559 more words