Grand Canyon Oman; A Natural Wonder

Being the biggest, deepest, or longest doesn’t necessarily make something the best; Grand Canyon Oman isn’t a mile deep, or a mile wide, but it still demonstrates the creative splendour of Mother Nature, the architect. On the day we visited there weren’t any mule trains, or trekkers making their way up, and down, it’s unlikely it’s as popular as a slightly better …

More Joy of Souks; Nizwa, Oman

Souks (souqs) are vibrant, colourful spectacles, filled with wondrous aromas, chaos, and excitement when bartering for new treasure. These are just some of the joys of souks. From Nizwa, Oman to Essaouira, Morocco they provide an opportunity to experience a taste of the culture of the destination. They assail the senses, walled labyrinths of sound, with a palette of dazzling hues, …

Sultanate of Oman – A Culture of Welcome

Travelling offers so many opportunities and amazing experiences, incredible scenery, exciting festivals, mouth-watering cuisine and interesting culture; museums, galleries or events are just a few examples. The Sultanate of Oman offers all these and more. The most important cogs in the wheel of a special travel experience usually involve its people. It is they that pull all the rest together …

Oman – A fleeting photo tour

Racing around any continent, country or city is not ideal; it rarely provides any genuine travel experience. In this case it really was a race however as part of a treasure hunt organised by Oman Air, which was another experience altogether. Whilst there was little opportunity to really explore during the whistle-stop tour, we still managed to visit some amazing …

Oman – Muscat Festival of Faces

A recent visit to the Muscat Festival provided a great opportunity to capture some portraits and experience the culture of the Sultanate. Festivals or carnivals are my favourite events, some people may prefer concerts or night clubs, but I find the pageantry of a carnival preferable. There is usually so much happening, with colour and sometimes spectacular events. They are …