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The Sultanate of Oman is home to a diverse set of attractions, which, unless you’re familiar with the country, come as quite a surprise. The atmosphere is peaceful and it is a safe country to visit in the middle east. Oman offers a whole spectrum of activities, from cliff jumping to scuba diving, camping under the stars in the desert, enter one of the biggest cave in the world or simply discover the white empty beaches scattered between rocky cliffs. If you are not yet convinced why you should go, check out our blog on reasons why you should visit Oman!  We will share with you information and pictures of the things we were lucky to experience. More amazing sights in Oman Wadi Shab Oman is famous for it’s numerous Wadis, an arabic term for valley or mountain ravine. The most famous is Wadi Shab, which is only 3 hours drive from Muscat. It’s a perfect daytrip from the city but we recommend arriving as early as possible since the sun hides behind the cliffs in the afternoon. From the small village Tiwi your journey will start with a boat ride (costs 1 rial or 2.5$) to enter the beginning of your hike […]

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When the sun sets down in this beautiful country it turns the surrounding mountain cliffs blood red, at that moment you feel like you are in a different planet. Oman has a jaw dropping geographic beauty. Everyone (including us) comes expecting only sand and desert, but visitors are blown away by the wild landscape, friendly people, sparkling white beaches, deep mountain ravines (wadi’s), strong rivers and surrounding mountains. Sun setting over the city Sur located on the south shore of Oman Fortress located in Nizwa, Oman After travelling around Oman for 10 days we realised more and more that this country is truly a hidden treasure of the Arabian Peninsula. It’s also quite interesting how little most people actually know about Oman and its people. Most of the time we really felt like we were the only tourists in this country. The Oman boarders lie only 100 km away from Dubai, so we recommend to use the opportunity if in Dubai to go and visit this beautiful and interesting country. There are a few good ways to get there; either by bus, rent a car or hitchhike. We decided to take the bus from Dubai to Muscat, which takes around 7 hours. In Muscat we rented a […]

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