Traveling Light: What’s In My Travel Bag?

    August 18, 2016

    Traveling light opens a whole new world of traveling. For me, traveling light allows me to move freely, unobstructed by things in my hands or heavy weight on my shoulders. This found freedom allows me to focus on the environment around me, absorb the sights and sound, and focus my camera. To get to this level of freedom, you must travel light.

    Traveling light takes a whole new approach to packing that includes thought and sacrifice. Below I show you my traveling light tricks to keeping a small, light, and enjoyable travel experience. It all starts with my main pack. Continue Reading

  • Muttrah Souq, Souk
    Oman Podcast Sights Sultanate

    Sultanate Ep 007: Muttrah Souq

    With its narrow alleyways and tiny shops, Muttrah Souq offers shoppers a taste of traditional Omani life. Muttrah Souq quietly rivals other historical marketplaces around the world in terms of authenticity, but little was known…

    August 5, 2016
  • Oman Oil, Fuel Price Rising in Oman
    Driving News Oman

    Fuel Price Rising in Oman

    Oil and fuel prices are rising in Oman, since January 2016. At the pump today, an Omani resident will notice up to a 50% increase in the price of petrol. So how come fuel…

    July 25, 2016
  • Riyam - Muttrah Hike, C38
    Hiking Oman

    Riyam – Muttrah Hike (C38)

    The Riyam – Muttrah hike is a great way to spend an early morning or later afternoon if you don’t have too much time to devote to hiking in Oman. Embarking on this hike is like…

    July 14, 2016
  • Jaylah Tower Tombs
    Culture Off-Road Oman Sights

    Jaylah Tower Tombs

    Dating back to the bronze age, the Jaylah Tower Tombs are not what you’d expect in such a desolate place like Salmah Plateau. “Discovered” in the early 90’s by archeologist Paul Alan Yule after seeing…

    June 21, 2016
  • How to beat the heat in Oman
    Beach Oman

    13 Ways to Beat the Heat in Oman

    Oman is hot! As I write this post, at night, it’s 37 degrees Celsius (98 Fahrenheit). Yikes, that is hot. But it’s only hot in the summer (May-September), and there are many fun way…

    June 13, 2016