There’s lots to see in the land between two rivers.
From Holy Land sites to Roman ruins and the Nabatean wonders of Petra, the country offers a wealth of fantastic sights for history buffs.
Socially and economically, the date is the most important fruit crop in Oman.
With artisanal skills handed down from generation to generation, Oman is home to a wealth of handmade crafts.
With infrastructure and trade routes dating back thousands of years, it comes as no surprise that Oman has claimed five inscriptions on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
This is a land where clay tablets, ziggurats and temple ruins shed light on life in ancient times.
As Dubai gears up to launch Expo 2020 on 1 October, Samia Qaiyum reveals a side of her birthplace often unseen by tourists – much to their detriment.
A single valley on the edge of Arabia hides one of Oman’s most unexpected corners.
An experience of the region, not as one of danger, but of friendly, hospitable people.
In this extract from her book Three Stripes South, Bex Band describes how it felt to hike through the desert on the Israel National Trail, and recounts one especially tense moment.
Kirsten Hamilton-Sturdy shares her fondest memories of spending her formative years in a divided country.
Israel may be small, but it is a veritable treasure trove of wonders.
This UNESCO-listed Yemeni island certainly leaves a mark on those who visit.
Freshwater biologist Dr Kay Van Damme shares his passion for this Socotran environmental project.
It might be a cliché, but there really is something for everybody.