While neighboring hotspots like Dubai are known for their glitz and glamour, countries like Qatar still manage to hold on to their traditional vibes, even as they push forward towards the future. The country is the perfect place to visit if you want a glimpse into what the region was like before record-breaking feats became a thing.
From learning about falconry and watching camels race across the desert to traditional souqs and a burgeoning arts scene that could rival anything you could find in Europe, Qatar is a multi-layered gem waiting to be uncovered. Travelista Tanisha (@whatsnextnish) recently went on a quick escape to the Middle Eastern nation, and the adventure turned out to be everything she’s dreamed of and more. In fact, she can’t wait to get back!
If you’re like us and looking for a new desert playground to explore in 2020, check out these photos from Tanisha’s solo jaunt, then grab a few tips from our exclusive guide and be inspired to embrace a more traditional side to the Middle East.