Sands of time ... the Museum of Islamic Arts looks back to the city.

24 hours in Doha

Penny Watson discovers labyrinthine souks, full mezze plates and high-end shopping in the waterside city.

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Qatar promises 'five star' service, but failed to live up to its promise on our Flight Test.

Flight test: Qatar Airways economy class

For comfort and entertainment, this could be the best economy class in the skies - but the service is less than the 'five stars' Qatar promises.

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Doha Qatar

Enlightenment in the desert

Rather than compete with Dubai's glitz, Doha is building its reputation as a five-star culturalcapital, writes Leisa Tyler.

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