Welcome to Qatar, the richest and safest country on the planet. For a traveler, Qatar is a bounty of destinations, all contained within a scant 4,500 square miles. It’s easy to get to, heavily urbanized, and Qatar is chock full of some of the world’s most unique homages to capitalism. Visit for some of the most wonderful cuisine on planet Earth and pervasive culture that will grant you a lifetime of memories. Even though Qatar is tiny, there’s still plenty to see and do, which is why it’s important to plan ahead before you head to this fantastic little country in the Middle East.
1. The Museum of Islamic Art Is Beautiful Inside and Out
You could spend a week at the Museum of Islamic Art. The building itself was designed by IM Pei and is surrounded by meticulously manicured lawns and gardens. Inside, the museum houses one of the most extensive collections of Muslim art in the world. The entire collection spans three floors, so get ready to spend some time here.