Holidays in Saudi Arabia a hard sell

Saudi visitors watch an aerial flying display over Mada'in Saleh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Mada'in Saleh.

Its alcohol ban and strict dress code are red flags... but curious travellers want to tick it off their lists.

Life in the City of the Dead

Contemporary art is bringing life and colour into the once-drab necropolis.

Contemporary art is bringing life and colour into the once-drab necropolis.

Sailing the Nile stuff nation

Sun sets over the Nile.

No trip to Egypt is complete without a cruise. On the Nile, life never stops.

Hitchhiking through Iran at 70 video

Ahmed Asgher says he is not worried about his safety because he only expects the best from people.

No golf, gardening or bowls: It's off to the world's trouble spots for retired backpacking Aucklander.

3-minute guide to Doha

Banana Island Resort is an oasis in Doha.

With Qatar Airways new Auckland - Doha route, we take a look at what to do and where to go in the world's richest country.

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