Category Archives: Middle East

Sharqiya Sands – The Best place to see the Desert of Oman

Sharqiya sands meeting camels

If you are looking for the full desert experience complete with sandy dunes and camels, head to Sharqiya sands of Oman. Sharqiya sands are formerly known as Wahiba sands, which is the name of the tribe that lived there, but it was renamed to avoid disputes between tribes. Sharqiya Sands – Why it’s a Top […]

Wadi Shab – My Favourite Hike in Oman

If you are looking for an adventure, but nothing to strenuous, Wadi Shab is the perfect hike. Oman has amazing countryside and scenery with lush valleys and Wadis to explore. Wadi Shab can be done as a day trip from Muscat with a car or a private driver. In this blog, I’m going to outline […]

20 Oman Travel Tips – Know before you Go!

Oman Travel Tips Sultan Kaboos Mosque

Oman is one of the most beautiful countries that I have ever visited. Picture developed highways, malls and restaurants of the city of Muscat alongside the beautiful mosques against a mountainous backdrop. Head into the desert for Arabic style camping or the mountains and wadis for fantastic hikes. This is a place that combines modern […]