Articles Tagged with Oman


Find Out Where the Locals of Muscat, Oman, Love to Dine

Bringing together the richly spiced dishes of Arabian cuisine with influences from Oman’s history, seafaring past and cosmopolitan present, Muscat is one of the most captivating culinary cities in the region.   Dishes like qabuli (rice…
Romantic Getaways

7 of the Most Romantic Destinations in Europe, Middle East and Africa

There’s nothing more romantic than making an escape à deux. From moonlit walks through atmospheric Edinburgh to candlelit dinners in Marrakesh and lazy lie-ins in sultry Muscat, it’s time to cast off the quotidian and…
Tips + Trends

Where to Celebrate Life’s Major Milestones in the Middle East and Africa

Life’s greatest milestones should begin with a flourish. From getting engaged to launching your own business, your achievements deserve to be celebrated in style. Wherever you are in your story, celebrate your progress and reflect…
Travel by Design

These 9 Palatial Hotels Royally Impress with Storybook Stays

Castle, palace, aristocratic estate — whatever you call it, a storybook-inspired stay is ideal for romantics and history buffs alike. Lucky for you, many around the world still stand and have been refurbished into high-end…
Tips + Trends

7 Brilliant Destinations that Solo Female Travelers Will Love

Whether you’re taking your first steps as a solo traveler, or looking for the next destination to explore in this fantastic way, the cities and countries below offer the perfect balance of adventure and intrigue,…
Road Trips

Plan a Road Trip Around These 6 Hotels in the Middle East and Africa

Intrigue abounds in Africa and the Middle East when you plan a road trip in such diverse countries as Egypt, Oman, Kenya, Zambia, Qatar and Jordan. Set your sights on ancient ruins and temples, beguiling…

Elevate Your Family Vacay at 10 Resorts with Eye-Popping Perks for Kids

When it was just the two of you, hotel perks might have looked like a bottle of bubbly, butler service or private candlelit dinners on the beach. But now that you have little ones in…

Taste Omani Culture Through These 11 Delectable Dishes

Oman holds its own despite being surrounded by glitzy and glamorous neighboring nations. Those who visit are treated to spectacular natural beauty, legendary Bedouin hospitality and a cuisine that’s influenced by Oman’s rich trading past….

7 Reasons Why Oman Is a Beach-Lover’s Paradise

Oman is famous for its golden desert dunes, cloud-grazing mountains and exotic ancient cities. But its beaches will take your breath away, too. From white sandy stretches with luxurious loungers to wild-turtle-nesting havens and dolphin-dotted…
Culture + Style

Fairy-Tale Oman: 5 Historic Villages That Are Big on Charm

Oman has no shortage of traditional, picturesque villages dotted across its remote, mountainous interior. These villages have been preserved to maintain their traditional Islamic architecture and cultural heritage, many with winding streets, carved doorways and…