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”

Wandering through London

North of London’s centre for Lawyers is Lincoln’s Inn Fields one of London’s great public squares.

Sir John Soane's Museum
Sir John Soane’s Museum

It’s where one of London’s oldest and nicest Museums, Sir John Soane’s Museum, is located. Despite the good weather I had a Continue reading “Wandering through London”

Oman’s cultural tourism

Writing the revision for the Bradt Guide to Oman I needed not only focus on finishing the text & maps but also change my view point of Oman’s tourism.

Learning about Beekeeping
Learning about Beekeeping

Previously, while working in Oman’s tourism, organising a visit Continue reading “Oman’s cultural tourism”

Mapping for the Bradt Guide to Oman

Critical for the Bradt guide book’s contents are maps. There are several for each chapter in the guide and all are new for this edition ranging from perhaps a regional map, down to a map or insert that might cover part of a town.

Salalah Map under work
Salalah Map under work

I stitched together the base of each in Photoshop Continue reading “Mapping for the Bradt Guide to Oman”

Summer time – and a keyboard is my life!

Warm sunny days and a hot keyboard! Writing a Bradt guide book is very intense; its not the information so much as writing it in a way that is unambiguous.

Bradt Guide to Oman under Edit
Bradt Guide to Oman under Edit

One of the things Ive had to do is use Microsoft’s Word ‘review’ button. Continue reading “Summer time – and a keyboard is my life!”