Postcard from Misfat al Abreyeen, Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a developing country transforming itself into a modern state, along with the ancient souks and hill forts there are luxurious hotels, prestigious palaces, a Grand Mosque and equally grand Opera House. The Sultanate however still proudly embraces its traditions, preserving both its culture and heritage with resolute determination. Even in and around modern cities such …

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 …

Postcard from Muscat Festival

Celebrating Omani culture, Muscat Festival is held annually for around six weeks. It is a great glimpse of the Omani way of life, with people, traditions, displays, food, singing, musicians and ceremonies. This will be a short postcard as there is so much to say about the festival it deserves a post of its own, which will follow shortly. More …