What Happened When We Sent A Team To Explore The Highlights Of Alula?

The Evening Standard sent a team out on a week-long trip to AlUla to find out how a little known city in the desert is aiming to become a world-beating arts and culture destination. But what did a travel journalist, art critic, visual artists and two London-based influencers make of this north-west Saudi desert hotspot? Spoiler: we were impressed. To find out more about how AlUla is becoming a must-see destination for tourists, and a thriving arts and culture hub, visit standard.co.uk/optimist/cultural-oasis

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