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Drive of Your Life

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The mountain pass between Al Hamra and Wadi Bani Awf is one of Oman’s most spectacular roads, but it’s not for the fainthearted. Duncan Forgan dusts down his shaky driving skills to give off-roading a spin.

Dhow and Zen

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Projecting into the Strait of Hormuz and indented by fjord-like inlets called khors, Oman’s remote Musandam Peninsula is one of the best places in the Middle East to kick back on a boat. By Duncan Forgan

From Sea to Plate: Sampling the Fruits of the Ocean in Oman

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With its extensive coastline and rich fishing heritage, the Arabian nation is heaven for lovers of seafood

Oman: Turtles, Desert, and Coral

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It’s not just plush hotels and sand. There is wilderness here as well – from the sea to the dunes.

Oman is Open: Vaccinated Travelers Welcome Right Now

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Known for its beaches, ocean wildlife, fjords, and opulent luxury hotels, Oman is open to travelers starting September 1.

Magic Camps: Seeing Oman in Bedouin Style

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Magic Camps from Wahiba Sands has slowly become the critic’s choice for the finest tented camp accommodation in Oman.

Remote Lands Hot Winter Pick: Muscat for the Desert

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If you’re looking for a hot winter in Asia with desert dunes and the finest accommodations, Muscat is an up-and-coming destination for adventure travelers who like to relax away from it all.

Green with Envy: Pining After the Most Wondrous Beach in Oman

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Duncan Forgan travels through Oman to find turtles, beaches, and one of the most luxurious hotels in the whole of the country, The Chedi Muscat.

Khasab: Smugglers, Dolphins, and Dhows in the Fjords of Oman

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Smugglers run goods to Iran, oil tankers rest on the Strait of Hormuz, and dolphins swim bright, coral waters surrounded by arid cliffs. This is Khasab.

4 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Salalah this Fall

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Salalah surprises those who visit from July to September. Instead of deserts, travelers find a land of green marked by history, culture, and natural wonders.

3 Must-See Muscat Luxury Hotels

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Whether you’re setting off for wildlife adventures or settling in for an exploration of Oman’s most fascinating city, these Muscat hotels have what luxury travelers crave.

3 Easy-to-Do Wildlife Adventures in Oman

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From the turtles of Ras al Jinz to the dolphins off Musandam, the warm waters of the Gulf of Oman provide wildlife pleasures that are both fascinating and easy