Oman’s Top 5 things to do in May 2017

May can often be Oman’s hottest month and temperatures over 40c are frequent. This means that activities need to be selected to take the heat into account.

Ice Skating Oman
Ice Skating Oman

Though spending time in one of Oman’s almost innumerable Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in May 2017”

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”

Destinations Show 2017

Chilly weather and disruptions on some tube services didnt seem to have made a dent in the attendance for the Destinations Show,

Destinations Show
Destinations Show

the Business to Consumer holiday exhibition,  in Continue reading “Destinations Show 2017”

Sultan Qaboos lays foundation stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’

in Manah

Sultan Qaboos has laid the foundation stone for the new ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’.

Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’
Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’

Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos lays foundation stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’”

Red Bull 5 Pics Gallery

photographs of Oman

It was great to spend time at the Red Bull 5 Pics Gallery in Bait Al Zubair on Wednesday evening.

Red Bull 5Pics opening
Red Bull 5Pics opening

Showcasing a wide range of images from Oman the event was billed as Continue reading “Red Bull 5 Pics Gallery”

Celebrations for the return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos

at Oman’s Royal Opera House

The welcome return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos has been celebrated throughout Oman. Probably nowhere as spectacularly as at the Royal Opera House.

Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.
Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.

A Son et Lumière Continue reading “Celebrations for the return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos”

Legends Barcelona and Real Madrid in Oman

As a great start to the weekend we had a nice evening at Al Bustan Palace,

Legends Invitations
Legends Invitations

to join legends from the Barcelona and Real Madrid football teams before their ‘Legends Cup’ match in Muscat.

Barcelona Team
Barcelona Team

The meal was a Continue reading “Legends Barcelona and Real Madrid in Oman”

Tour of Oman Final Day ends on the Corniche in Muttrah

The traditional finish was held for the Tour of Oman the Corniche in Muttrah.

Tour of Oman in Muttrah
Tour of Oman in Muttrah

Earlier the Continue reading “Tour of Oman Final Day ends on the Corniche in Muttrah”

Tour of Oman 2014 passing through Ruwi

The Tour of Oman 2014 is in town. They are passing my flat almost daily but for today

Tour of Oman Leaders 2014
Tour of Oman Leaders 2014

– I was driving home and almost Continue reading “Tour of Oman 2014 passing through Ruwi”

Military Bands of Oman give a performance at the Royal Opera House Muscat

All of Oman’s Military Bands gave a public concert in late afternoon at The Royal Opera House in Muscat.

Royal Opera House Military Music
Royal Opera House Military Music

I enjoyed watching, and wondered Continue reading “Military Bands of Oman give a performance at the Royal Opera House Muscat”

Red Bull soapbox race in Muscat

With the thermometer hitting 45c in Ruwi and not much lower in Bowsher it was time for the Red Bull soapbox race.

Red Bull soapbox race
Red Bull soapbox race

We arrived Continue reading “Red Bull soapbox race in Muscat”

Book signing in Sohar

Penny’s Cafe in Sohar was a great venue for our book signing. We arrived after a drive from Muscat and enjoyed not only Penny’s fantastic cakes – but afterwards a dinner in the Butterfly Hotel near the beach.

Tony at Book Signing in Sohar
Tony at Book Signing in Sohar