Howard Johnson

Sarooj Street, Muscat, Oman | Hotel

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Final packing

A travel blog entry by cflove


By the end we had no TV or Internet and only garden chairs to sit and the garden had been dug up and taken away so it was really time to leave. The car has arrived in Istanbul, we will start the process of getting it out of customs on Thursday 1st May. Our agent seems amazingly organised, so let's hope it's straight forward.

A Whole New World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... buying a couple of small things that we decided we could handle carrying around for the rest of the trip, we decided it was time for some HUMMUS! I'd been talking about hummus for a while, so lunch was a very exciting affair for me. Chicken shawarma, hummus, pita and the most delicious juices (mine was "spicy mint lemon"). We ate outside on the Corniche, a broad avenue on the ocean, so enjoyed water views during our meal. We also enjoyed the beautiful weather. ...

And so it begins....

A travel blog entry by floro


... coffee with cardimin Yum! We ventured around the Souq, tried not to buy anything, but came out with the obligatory shirt, Omani hat for Louis and a pashmina for me. We also bought loads of tasty snacks, dates etc. all very sweet and yummy. Spent a while in the pool, gym and sauna . Had a day of rest on Friday, repacked cases. We really wanted to go out to a wadhi, but they are all full day tours and we didn't want a big day out. We will come back to oman, and maybe see other ...

An Arabian Night

A travel blog entry by gmeetstheworld


... of change than Nat Geo? I didn't know this, but Alexander Graham Bell was the 2nd president of Nat Geo back in the 1800's. (Remember this trip is their 125th anniversary...) For his own commitment to embracing change, John keeps a memo on his desk written by Graham Bell to the editor of the magazine at the time. The memo suggests that they make the magazine less academic, use less dense text, put more pictures, more color, more bold titles etc - with ...

Omani Misadventures

A travel blog entry by nana.koranteng


... being built near the sea with amazing views and a large golf course. He also took us to embassy row, where all of the embassies are located. After driving around a bit we finally reached Qurum, which was just as beautiful as everyone said. There is a Starbucks right across from the Ocean, so that was our first stop. We went in, got some overpriced coffees (some things don't change regardless of country), and took in our amazing ...


This hotel, located on Sarooj Street, Muscat, is near Bait Al-Zubair, Corniche, Bahla Fort, and The Frankincense Trail.
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