Early in 2016, Oman announced the discovery of the oldest known shipwreck from Europe’s Golden Age of Exploration, located off the coast of Dhofar. Believed to be part of a fleet led by the legendary Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, the boat has been identified as the Esmeralda, one of two boats who sank during […]
Oman is an Arabic country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, a historically strategic location – and not one that is commonly on the radar for many travelers. However, with increasing flight routes and its proximity to the UAE travel hub, travel to the peaceful coastal sultanate is easier than ever and worth […]
As the sunrise woke me, I got my first glimpse of Oman. The contrasting view of the beach below and the rocky Al Hajar mountains was a fitting introduction to a journey that would take me all over the diverse terrains of this fascinating country.
For the intrepid couple seeking a honeymoon that whisks them out of the ordinary and off the beaten trail, beyond the more obvious romantic getaways, Oman beckons with mystery, allure and adventure. Allow us to open your eyes to a land that has it all, from historic culture in exciting cities to gorgeous scenery and […]
A visit to the Middle East should include a stay in one of the most surreal hotels in the world: think living like royalty in an Arabian palace or relaxing by your own personal pool in the desert.
Zighy Bay – a sparkling turquoise beauty lapping upon soft golden sands, surrounded by jagged cliffs – unfurled before me. The hotel – Six Senses Zighy Bay – was as impressive as the scenery.
Outside the walls of the more frequently-visited city of Muscat are some enticing destinations, waiting to be discovered