Nestled between Dubai’s over the top glitz and glam culture and Saudi Arabia’s tightly controlled conservatism, Muscat, Oman is a breath of fresh Middle Eastern air. Surrounded by the Hajar mountains and the Gulf of Oman, the city seems to hover between land and sea. Elegant mosques, smart cafes and pearly white buildings line the streets harmoniously. The smell of fresh seafood, imported incenses, ground coffee and cardamon fill the air. But there’s more. Not far beyond the city center, rugged deserts are balanced by coastal beaches where turtles sunbathe and lush green mountains. Whether you’re the adventure traveler, the historian, casual explorer, shopaholic or foodie, this jewel of a city is sure to make your Arabian dreams come true. While the possibilities are endless, here are a couple things you should definitely aim to do.
5 Can't Miss Foods & Beverages in Lima, Peru
If you’ve never been to Lima, Peru it’s safe to say you’re missing out on some of the best food in the world. In addition to the capital city’s coastal beauty and fascinating culture, Lima is a food mecca. In fact, out of the world’s top 50 restaurants, three of them are located in Lima. Since it’s nearly impossible to try all of Lima’s delightful dishes (though we recommend you try to anyway), here are seven foods and beverages you can’t miss trying out on your next trip to Lima.
Exploring Savannah, GA Off the Beaten Path
Known for its historic squares, ghost stories, sandy beaches, southern charm and romantic bed and breakfasts, Savannah, Georgia is without a doubt a city worth exploring. Whether you’re into the vast range of food choices, the city’s casual mood, picture-worthy terrain, or the plethora of activities for nature lovers, you’re sure to have a marvelous time. But beyond the city’s typical tourists spots are some unique places that will have any travel lover begging for more. If you’re not afraid of taking the road less traveled, here are a few places in Savannah you must see.
Spectacular But Little Known Facts about Windhoek, Namibia
Founded in 1890, Namibia’s capital city is often used as a gateway to all Namibia has to offer. But in addition to the city’s fascinating history, international airport, botanical gardens and relaxed atmosphere, Windhoek is also one of the world’s safest cities to explore. Whether you’ve had plans to visit Namibia for a while or never really though about it, here are a few little-known facts about the city that are sure to leave you intrigued.