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  • A Bite of Oman 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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  • Al Hoota Cave: A hidden treasure in Arabia

    When I  heard the newly renovated Al Hoota Cave which has a train going inside the cave is finally open to the public, I didn’t miss the chance checking it out. Al Hoota Cave, located in Al Hamra, Oman is said to be the first and only show cave in the Arabian Peninsula with a total length of […]

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  • Getaway to Al Bustan Palace, Ritz Carlton Hotel

    If you are looking for a short getaway, look no further than the Oman’s capital city, Muscat.  Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz Carlton being synonymous with first class style is surely a dream destination.  Two weeks ago, my sister and I went to Al Bustan Palace for a short weekend getaway. The scenery on the […]