Written by our Oman specialists, our travel articles are designed to give you a closer insight into Oman, along with our top recommendations on what to do and where to go.
Throughout the Arabian Peninsula, there are some truly stunning beaches. But, while the crowds flock to Dubai’s oversubscribed sands, those in the know are heading south to Oman, sacrificing the faux-glitz and gaudiness for something altogether more authentic.
Whether it’s island relaxation in the sun or a Big-Five safari, this is a collection of our finest autumn escapes. There are also plenty of insiders’ tips, including America’s secret ‘fall foliage’.
For many visitors to the Middle East and North Africa, it's the local markets that provide the real attraction (or distraction, depending on how you see it). From Istanbul's Golden Horn to the shores of the Gulf and beyond, here's a selection of the best.
While Dubai builds high and Qatar flaunts its wealth, Oman – in its silent deserts, low-rise towns and fishing village coastlines – keeps the region’s rich, Arabian heritage alive. We take a look at the beauty of this country during its sensational springtime rose season.
Oman is a rare mix of the exotic and familiar, the traditional and modern. Add to that the clutch of slick hotels dotted around the country - which range from desert camps to ornate palaces - and you have a destination just waiting to be discovered.