Known as “the king of scents”, frankincense funded the development of Oman over a period spanning millennia and it still looms large in the country’s psyche.
Following in the footsteps of legendary explorer Sir Percy Cox, our writer gets a feel for Oman’s wild history by visiting Nizwa: one of the country’s oldest cities.
The mountain pass between Al Hamra and Wadi Bani Awf is one of Oman’s most spectacular roads, but it’s not for the fainthearted. Duncan Forgan dusts down his shaky driving skills to give off-roading a spin.
Projecting into the Strait of Hormuz and indented by fjord-like inlets called khors, Oman’s remote Musandam Peninsula is one of the best places in the Middle East to kick back on a boat. By Duncan Forgan
With its extensive coastline and rich fishing heritage, the Arabian nation is heaven for lovers of seafood
Known for its beaches, ocean wildlife, fjords, and opulent luxury hotels, Oman is open to travelers starting September 1.
Magic Camps from Wahiba Sands has slowly become the critic’s choice for the finest tented camp accommodation in Oman.
If you’re looking for a hot winter in Asia with desert dunes and the finest accommodations, Muscat is an up-and-coming destination for adventure travelers who like to relax away from it all.
Duncan Forgan travels through Oman to find turtles, beaches, and one of the most luxurious hotels in the whole of the country, The Chedi Muscat.
Smugglers run goods to Iran, oil tankers rest on the Strait of Hormuz, and dolphins swim bright, coral waters surrounded by arid cliffs. This is Khasab.