Qatar is the place of ancient souks and desert safaris. You can sleep under the Arabian sky, shop till you drop, take in awe-inspiring views of the ocean and marvel at the latest art exhibition.

This nation is filled with fascinating culture, other-worldly landscapes, and remarkable architecture. Qatar's Doha is quickly becoming a magnetic tourist destination and the hub of one of Asia's most dynamic economies, slated to host soccer's World Cup in 2022.

Here are some general tips that may help you in taking care of all that you need before planning to travel to Qatar.