Travelling in the Middle East has never been so accessible for Aussies, writes Ben Groundwater.
Taking a long haul flight? Why not break your journey and enjoy an affordable mini holiday on the way? Amanda Phelan visits two desert cities.
It's a bit pricey, but it's a big hit with three generations of our family.
You can find peace and quiet amid Jordan's northern Roman remains.
Is there any oasis, anywhere, more beautiful or luxurious than this?
When it comes to the big airlines of the world, you wonder how much better one can be over another. Qatar really does transcend.
Arrive at Souq Waqif jet-lagged and exhausted, and you could be forgiven for mistaking it for a scene out of the Arabian Nights.
Extra-charming flight attendants spoil us with pre-dinner drinks, which have gone the way of the dinosaur with many other airlines.