Jabal Akhdar Oman

The April heat of Muscat made it great to ascend to the cooler heights of Jabal Akhdar and join Professor Reginald Victor and Mrs Victor with the Environment Society of Oman on a visit to several areas that are included in his long-term  study of the ecosystem of Jabal Akhdar. He is so enthusiastic about … Continue reading “Jabal Akhdar Oman”

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar celebrates the end of 2018 and New Year 2019

High in the mountains of Oman Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar celebrates New Year 2019 with an array of fun-filled activities and entertainment for the whole family throughout the resort; all under the experienced eye of the hotel’s new General Manager, Dagmar Symes. Until 9 January 2019 kids can explore

Jordan and Oman Small Group Tour exploring these two ancient monarchies

It’s always a pleasure to travel leading a small group tour. Zegrahm Expeditions, acclaimed for their exceptional programs, have included a guided Jordan and Oman Small Group Tour in their new tour program, lead by me. The size of this Oman & Jordan escorted tour enables us to organise experiences that may not be available for an … Continue readingJordan and Oman Small Group Tour exploring these two ancient monarchies

Meals in Oman

It has been a week of contrasts with meals for me. In the rarefied atmosphere up on the 2000meter high plateau of Jabal Akhdar I took clients on a walk through the flowering Peach, Apricot and Almond gardens where fragile flowers bloom in a rugged landscape. We then enjoyed a wonderful lunch of rice and … Continue reading “Meals in Oman”

Oman Guide Book for 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’

Oman has been included in Bradt Guide’s 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’ and the Bradt Guide to Oman is now available worldwide. This annual listing is a recommendation of those countries, cities or regions that Bradt, the award-winning guidebook publisher, feels should be visited. This year’s exceptional places include

OMAN UAE BORDER CROSSING how to travel into Oman from Al Ain UAE - with maps below

The UAE and Oman border crossing between Al Buraymi in Oman and Al Ain in the UAE have new border facilities announced by The Royal Oman Police. These are effective from 18th May 2018. I list all 3 of the Oman UAE Border Crossings in Al Ain below. UAE and Oman border crossing changes announced … Continue readingOMAN UAE BORDER CROSSING how to travel into Oman from Al Ain UAE – with maps below