The archaeological city of Al Ain is located along the north-eastern border of the Rub’ Al Khali desert in the UAE.
In this vast plain of the Al Harrah desert, stretching from Syria across north-eastern Jordan and into Saudi Arabia, ancient drawings are carved into volcanic basalt rock.
Most people know Spain's classic Manchego cheese. But the country has dozens of protected cheeses and many more varieties. I investigate the often hidden delights of the country's industry.
With long legs, a lean body, and sometimes feathered ears, the Arabian Saluki is not only considered a canine beauty, but also a skillful hunter.
India, one of the world's most populous countries, has around 30 cases of COVID-19 and it has prompted caution about mass gatherings.
Whipcracking is a Bavarian tradition that goes back to coachmen who used to announce their arrival in a village with their whip.
This new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum is called 'Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk', and features more than 300 items that reflect its cultural impact.
Thousands of revellers attended the Carmelitas street party during the first day of the Rio Carnival on Friday
Not only is Dubai Creek the emirate’s first major port, but it's also full of historical significance
Millions of Hindu worshippers gathered in the town of Prayagraj in northern India to take a ritualistic dip in the Ganges River.
Welcome to the rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage that for millennia has been used to detoxify the body, heal ailments, and refresh the senses.
In Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, traditional female entertainers known as geishas have resolved to improve their dance and music skills in the new year.
Kerala is a narrow sliver of land at the southern tip of India that's blessed with a diverse landscape and mesmerising culture.
Orthodox Christian worshippers braved cold weather and plunged into cold wateron Monday to retrieve a wooden cross during the traditional blessing of the Orthodox Epiphany Day.
On Sunday, members of a volunteer group and local children put the three-meter-tall rat statue at the entrance of Tatsumizu Shrine in the town of Misato in Mie Prefecture
The huge rice cakes are supposed to ensure good health and an abundant harvest in the coming year.
Workers toil on a frozen river in northeast China before dawn, using hand tools and machines to carve large bricks for an annual winter sculpture festival