• Expat Life
  • A Bite of Omani Culture

    I’d been eyeing for a restaurant that serves an authentic Omani dishes for a while.Muscat being the center of Oman is the best place to try the local dishes. Many restaurants have emerged that serves and portrays the taste of Oman. Omani food is directly influenced by the trade and fusion of  Indian, Persian, African and […]

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  • Wadi Shab: A Desert Adventure Paradise

    The Arabian Peninsula is predominantly desert. However, Oman is more varied. Oman is exquisite in natural beauty. Mountains, beaches, and wadis (valleys) surround the country despite being dry.It is a great place for exploration, especially in winter temperature. The winter weather is mild which is the best time to enjoy outdoor activities. No visit to […]

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  • How to Stay in Shape while Working in the Middle East

    Staying fit and healthy while living in the Middle East is a challenge especially if you are new, unfamiliar with the food available, culture and environment. It can be overwhelming. In Oman, locals love to eat shawarma, yogurt, flavored rice like Biryani or Mandi and a lot of sweets! I love the flavors of the […]

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  • Balabac: the Unspoiled Beauty of Palawan

    Staying in my home country for vacation, wouldn’t be complete without doing a local travel destination. I used to go on my own, with family or friends but this time with a twist. I decided to join an organized tour as recommended to me by my friend and the trip was in Balabac, Palawan. Honestly, […]

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  • A Guide to Taal Volcano, Philippines

    I can’t count how many times I’ve visited Tagaytay and admire the view of Taal Volcano from afar. My family used to go Tagaytay when I was still based in the Philippines but never set foot near the Taal Volcano.    Taal Volcano is one of the smallest active volcanoes in the world. Indeed it […]