Category Archives: Middle East

What to Wear in Oman

What to Wear in Oman

Lots of people have been asking me about what to wear in Oman. Oman is a Muslim country. Clothing in Oman is very conservative for both men and women and so it’s important to bear that in mind. The locals are extremely hospitable and welcoming to travellers – you do not want to offend them. […]

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

Wadi Shab 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 […]