Hospitality Omani Style

Not far from where I live is a fantastic small restaurant within the National Hospitality Institute, which is just off the Wadi Kabir/Bustan Road.

NHI Greek Salad

NHI Greek Salad

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David Insall

David Insall, who came to Oman in October 1970 and had lived in the country since then, died in Wales on August 9. Continue reading

Dinner in Muscat

One of the newer restaurants in Muscat is ‘La Fattoria Della Pizza” located in Madinat Qaboos within what is effectively the Kargeen Village. In fact, it turned out to be a Kargeen Restaurant as when we walked in the greeting was ‘Welcome to Kargeen’ Continue reading

Bidiya visit over Eid

It was nice to visit one of my favourite parts of Oman, Bidiya, over Eid.

Bidiya Dates

Bidiya Dates

Just on the edge of the Wahiba Sands, a scattering of small Date Oasis make use of the subsurface water and oven like summer temperatures to grow some of Oman’s wonderful dates. Continue reading

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

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

Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for Oman Museum

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

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