A flourishing date trade and leaves perfect for weaving mean date palms rise above all other crops in Oman.
With artisinal skills handed down from generation to generation, Oman is a treasure trove for handmade crafts.
With infrastructure and trade routes dating back thousands of years, it comes as no surprise that Oman has claimed four inscriptions on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Whether it’s carnivals, ghost towns or turkey soup that you’re after, here’s where to head in December.
All the most exciting places to visit this November.
Diana Darke gives a window into Oman’s rich cuisine
This precious metal has been a part of Oman’s heritage for many years.
Since Sultan Qaboos came to power in 1970 women’s status in the Sultanate has been transformed. Diana Darke tells us how it has changed.
Sitting at the crossroads of three continents, Oman is well placed along bird migratory routes, making it an excellent location for seeing transitory species as well as interesting resident and wintering birds.
Camels are an integral part of the Oman’s culture and history.