Lonely Planet places Muscat in 2nd place

Lonely Planet has a soft spot for Oman.

Muttrah in Muscat Oman
Muttrah in Muscat Oman

Its former owner memorably mentioned that he had his best Indian food for a year in one of Oman’s small Indian run restaurants (though we are not so convinced that its the best in Oman). So its also nice to find that Muscat is second in the Lonely Planets top destinations for 2012; and who are we to disagree on this point!  trailing not surprisingly the Olympic City of London.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4