Wedding celebration in Muscat

Tonight is a night of celebration for a distant neighbour, Abdulaziz Al Wahaibi, for it’s his wedding.

Abdulaziz Al Wahaibi Wedding

Abdulaziz Al Wahaibi Wedding

Glittering Omani silver Continue reading

Sultan Qaboos University in Top10 in Arab World

The Times World University rankings for 2016 and within the top 10 in the Arab World is Sultan Qaboos University Continue reading

Tokyo Taro Restaurant Oman

This is the original, and still the best, Japanese restaurant in Oman. Located on the Al Falaj Hotel’s 8th floor its a really easy to get to location. I had hoped to get their ‘traditional’ table, but no such luck so we had a standard table and a great meal.

Toyko Taro mains

Toyko Taro mains

We had Continue reading

Jebel Sifah Magazine launch

Jebel Sifah is just down the coast from Muscat, but a bit too far to hold the launch for their new magazine, so it was held in the Crafty Kitchen at Madinat Sultan Qaboos.

DJs Rumaitha al Busaidi and Chris Fisher

DJs Rumaitha al Busaidi and Chris Fisher

The magazine is Continue reading

Masirah Island

We drove onto Masirah into total darkness and arrived into the hotel in time for dinner. The next morning the 60kilometer length of the island would be ours. Rock pools at low tide revealed frightened fish, while the sands occasionally showed elegant Cowrie shells. The white sands of the aptly named White Beach provide a place to swim off

White Beach Masirah

White Beach Masirah

and came across Continue reading