Dates in Oman

A flourishing date trade and leaves perfect for weaving mean date palms rise above all other crops in Oman.

Omani crafts

With artisinal skills handed down from generation to generation, Oman is a treasure trove for handmade crafts.

Oman’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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.

Where to go in December

Whether it’s carnivals, ghost towns or turkey soup that you’re after, here’s where to head in December.

Where to go in November

All the most exciting places to visit this November.

Omani cuisine

Diana Darke gives a window into Oman’s rich cuisine

Oman’s silver

This precious metal has been a part of Oman’s heritage for many years.

Women in Omani society

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.

Birdwatching in Oman

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.

Camel breeding and racing

Camels are an integral part of the Oman’s culture and history.