The Furious Road to Yemen

Jay Tindall x January 18, 2018

In the arid season of Salalah in Oman, there are no pastoral wadis or natural greenery around the beaches, but there is Highway 47 leading all the way to Yemen.

Dhow You Believe in Magic?

Travelogues x January 18, 2018

From Doha to Dubai and from Abu Dhabi to Muscat, a private dhow cruise is a must-do for the Middle East aesthete: transport from centuries ago and luxury for today.

Get Wrecked in Oman

Remote Lands x January 18, 2018

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…

Muscat Get-Away

Trinity Nguyen x January 18, 2018

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…

Getting Down to Earth: Into the Wadis of Oman

Jay Tindall x January 18, 2018

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.

Design your perfect Oman honeymoon

Remote Lands x January 18, 2018

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….

5 Most Amazing Hotels in the Middle East

Remote Lands x January 18, 2018

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.

Gettin’ Zighy With It

Jay Tindall x January 18, 2018

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.

Landscapes of Oman

Remote Lands x January 18, 2018

Outside the walls of the more frequently-visited city of Muscat are some enticing destinations, waiting to be discovered