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 …

‘Tempting’ Eyes of Saudi women – A Culture of Discrimination?

Thanks to a highly respected source posting on social media site Twitter, a shocking story of discrimination against women in Saudi Arabia has surfaced. There is a possibility they may require to cover their eyes in future, and this seems worthy of  comment. Apparently Saudi women with ‘attractive’ eyes may in future be required to cover them up; the reason …