Tag: Oman

VISITING MUSCAT: WHAT TO SEE, EAT AND READ

VISITING MUSCAT: WHAT TO SEE, EAT AND READ

Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman, is often overlooked by travelers who prefer visiting its glitzier neighbors Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE. However, Muscat is a magical place with an air of calm and peace. Instead of the glamorous and flashy…

VISITING THE SULTAN QABOOS GRAND MOSQUE IN MUSCAT, OMAN

VISITING THE SULTAN QABOOS GRAND MOSQUE IN MUSCAT, OMAN

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is an iconic site in Muscat, Oman, and dominates the city skyline. It is surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens. The mosque is beautifully lit at night, a mesmerizing sight from the main highway going through the city. The imposing structure…

HOTEL INSIDER: AL BUSTAN PALACE MUSCAT, OMAN

HOTEL INSIDER: AL BUSTAN PALACE MUSCAT, OMAN

Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel is Oman’s finest—a tranquil oasis between the Al Hajar mountains and the Sea of Oman in the outskirts of Muscat. The beachfront retreat boasts elegantly manicured gardens, a private sandy beach, several pools, four restaurants and a luxurious Six…