Belinda Jackson scours Australia and the globe to discover top deals from Perth to La Paz.
Kerry van der Jagt joins the Queen of Sheba and Emperor Nero in succumbing to the lure of frankincense.
Lance Richardson does the legwork for your guide to the planet's most compelling destinations for the new year.
Lance Richardson explores the latest mega-development in the Middle East.
In the deserts and souks of Oman, Lance Richardson gains some insight into the nation's distinctive and defining faith.
Lance Richardson This is the story of how I became the Islamic Eliza Doolittle, transformed from a clueless Westerner into something approaching Arab authenticity.
The desert comes alive for Kevin Rushby but a legendary big cat remains elusive.
Barely known, Masirah may soon be on the map, writes Peter Carty.
In a land best known for its deserts, Sean Mooney finds beehive tombs and royal honey as he navigates Oman's spectacular mountains and caves.
In the Omani desert of Sharqiya Sands, Sean Mooney crosses an ocean of dunes to reach the water.
Through the towering dunes and vast valleys of Oman, Rob McFarland follows the path of a great 20th-century explorer, and makes his own discoveries along the way.
From its glitzy shopping to enormous mosques, the Middle East makes an impact, writes Joanna Hall.
United Arab Emirates
Gabrielle Costa joins a new cruise route around the United Arab Emirates.
I'm keen to travel through the Middle East but am concerned about safety.
Hotel beds now come with boasting rights, where the only limit is imagination, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.
Greg Lenthen Greg Lenthen finds himself airborne in the Empty Quarter.