Sohar in Oman is an ancient and relevant capital of the country. Once upon a time, , this settlement would have given Oman its name.
Border crossing by car – from UAE to Oman & back
In this article we summarise our experiences how was to cross the boarder by a car that we rented in Abu Dhabi, from the UAE to Oman and back.
Ras al Hadd, Oman – More than turtles
If you are looking for turtles in Oman, one of the most recommended places that you will most certainly read about is Ras al Hadd. Indeed, this place is a perfect spot to see turtles, but beyond that it offers other activities as well. Here below you can find our Ras al Hadd guide, and read what this place can offer to the tourists beyond the turtles.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque – Muscat, Oman
Read the most comprehensive overview about Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. When to visit, how to dress, is there any entrance fee? You will get answers on all your questions here by Besides the Obvious.
Muscat Bucket List – Top 10 Things to See in the Omani Capital
Read the most comprehensive Muscat Bucket List by Besides the Obvious and discover what to do in the Omani capital!
Sur in Oman, overview of a ship building town
This Sur in Oman overview introduces a town best known for the ship building of traditional Omani Dhows, part of the Sur’s rich heritage.
Oman Bucket List – Top 15 places to discover in Oman
Let's see our ultimate Oman bucket list. We share here our favourites, the top 15 places to discover in Oman.
Jabreen Castle, the very impressive castle in Oman
Jibreen Castle or Jabreen Castle is a very impressive castle in Oman. It is a heritage building close to Bahla and Nizwa.
Where to see turtles in Oman?
Where to see turtles in Oman? In this article we will answer the question. But in short: almost in all mentioned turtle beaches. But you don’t necessarily need to pay for a tour, in the right hours of the day you might find turtles by yourself as well, very close to you! We will list here the best areas to spot turtles, as well as we update you on their daily schedule so you’ll be aware, when they might be around.
Bahla in Oman, the image of the perfect fort
Bahla, the first Omani town in the UNESCO World Heritage List is a well preserved ancient town with a magnificent fort.