Amazon to enter the Middle East almost immediatly

The world’s largest retailer, Amazon, is about to plunge into the Middle East with a US$ 700million appx purchase of Souq.com the Dubai based online retailer.

Amazon to enter Middle East Market
Amazon to enter Middle East Market

Though there are numerous other similar Continue reading “Amazon to enter the Middle East almost immediatly”

Sunshine in Saffron Walden

Sunny weather made for a great visit to Saffron Walden, about 90kms north of central London. The town is some 1000 years old with evidence of older settlement dating from the Roman period (43-600AD).

St Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden
St Mary the Virgin, Saffron Walden from Bridge End Gardens

The age of the town is reflected in its delightfully Continue reading “Sunshine in Saffron Walden”

Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April 2017

Oman has some wonderful experiences during April.

There will be a several day long Camel event at As Suwayq 2-6, 2017; including the Ardha 2 man event.

Camel event Oman
Camel event Oman

The races are in the morning, well before Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April 2017”

Faces Magazine in Oman covers the Bradt Guide to Oman

Faces Magazine did a fantastic double page spread on the Bradt Guide to Oman.

FACES MAGAZINE writes about the Bradt Guide to Oman
FACES MAGAZINE writes about the Bradt Guide to Oman

Fantastic as Continue reading “Faces Magazine in Oman covers the Bradt Guide to Oman”

BBC Top Gear in Oman 2017

With the BBCs Top Gear series 24 due to start on March 5th Matt LeBlanc of Top Gear explains about the filming he did in Oman and Dubai. ‘That was really fun.

Top Gear Oman by z336
Top Gear Oman by z336

There was a supercar Continue reading “BBC Top Gear in Oman 2017”

Sultan Qaboos appoints a second Deputy Prime Minister.

Sultan Qaboos who as well as being Oman’s Head of State is also the country’s Prime Minister and Foreign, Defence & Finance Minister. The country has had a Deputy Prime Minister H.H Sayyid Fahad bin Mahmood Al-Said who frequently chairs cabinet meetings whose members include the Cabinet Ministers responsible for Foreign, Defence & Financial affairs.

Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq Al Said (Left)
Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq Al Said (Left)

On March 2nd Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos appoints a second Deputy Prime Minister.”