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Adventure Hiking Oman Sights

Wadi Bani Habib

January 26, 2017

Wadi Bani Habib is a wonderful place to explore, especially if you are like me: curious and looking for something new. Here, atop Jebal Akhdar, you will discover the recently abandoned village of Habib, active walnut orchards, and an unused path all to yourself. Continue Reading

Driving Hiking Off-Road

Delorme InReach SE Review

May 13, 2016

The Delorme inReach SE is a tool I use to stay safe while exploring the backroads of Oman that are beyond the route. The sultanate is so sparsely populated that off-road destinations have limited or no cell phone coverage, making a simple breakdown a possible dangerous situation in the high heat. I purchased the inReach SE a few months ago, and I have been pleasantly surprised by this little device. I’d like to share with you this gadget; explain to you what it does, what I like and dislike about it, and how it might benefit you on your travels. Continue Reading

Driving Off-Road Oman Podcast Sultanate

Sultanate Ep 004: Rub’ al Khali Off-Road Journey

May 5, 2016

The Rub’ al Khali (الربع الخالي) literally means Empty Quarter in Arabic, and is the world’s largest contiguous sand desert covering about 650,000 square km of land. To put that into perspective, the Rub’ al Khali covers most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula with potions existing in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and of course, Oman. Continue Reading

News Oman

New: Oman eVisa

March 9, 2016

Oman eVisaThe new Oman eVisa is now available! If you have ever obtained an Omani tourist visa-on-arrival you will applaud this new service to cut your immigration time.  Continue Reading

News Oman

America’s Cup World Series Oman

February 24, 2016

America's Cup World Series OmanSo, It’s finally here. The America’s Cup World Series has reached the shores of Oman and is hosting some of the fastest sailors on the water for two days; Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th.  Continue Reading