The ancient city of Erbil is a vibrant combination of tradition and rapid modern development.

Not only does the city offer one of the few remaining places in the ancient world where an authentic cultural encounter can be experienced, its fast-growing business sector has put Erbil on the map as one of the most lucrative centers of investment in the Middle East.

It’s rich (and apparent) history, dramatic surrounding landscapes and the renowned warmth and hospitality of the Kurds have contributed – along with the economic opportunities one would expect of such a resource-rich region – to Erbil is becoming one of the fastest-growing travel destinations in the world.

A city of intriguing contrasts, Erbil maybe steeped in history, but its outlook is very much fixed on the future.

Welcome to Erbil Lifestyle – your online key to unlock the secrets of this magical city.