Majan Continental Hotel

Al Burj St, Muscat, 115, Oman | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $110.00

Travel Blogs from Muscat

A problem shared and an act of kindness

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


A problem shared is a problem two people have, or in this case a virus shared is an illness two people can share. I thought I felt the start of the nasty virus yesterday, but convinced myself it couldn't possibly be. But the nasty little critter has crossed the gender barrier and is no longer that most awful of illnesses, man flu, but has mutated into that definitely not so serious and not so unpleasant woman flu. There are many differences between the two illnesses, the ...

A Whole New World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... in February is perfect: consistently in the 70s and sunny, with a sea breeze and the slightest chill at night. It is easy to conform to the country's conservative dress standards right now; August would be another matter entirely, though. (My other three visits to the Middle East/North Africa have occurred in August, so I am well acquainted with that heat.)

We walked along the Corniche after lunch, admiring the spectacular setting of Muscat. The mountains come ...

Muscat, the capital of Oman

A travel blog entry by cjbishop


... all you saw was her eyes and you made a judgement mostly based on her eyes ( or so he said). He quote was: " you saw her eyes but you didn't know what else you were getting because of the burqa"! Nowadays he says it is easier, as more women work outside the house and do not wear the face coverings at work, so you get a better idea of what you might be getting.

Other fun facts learned today. The man must pay for the wedding. He has to pay a dowry to the ...

An Arabian Night

A travel blog entry by gmeetstheworld


... of bringing in more readers, toning down the scholastic intimidation and enlightening more people about this amazing world. The Nat Geo's mission statement from 125 years ago is: "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural, historical, and natural resources. "

How amazing, selfless and forward thinking is that from 125 years ago? But - after Bell sent his memo suggesting all of these ...

Omani Misadventures

A travel blog entry by nana.koranteng


... next step is would be our downfall.
After taking a look at the map, we decided that we would be able to walk to a near by shopping center that we thought was within walking distance. Long story short, it was not and we walked in the blazing heat and humidity for probably over a mile until we got to the shopping center. Several Cars stopped to ask us if we wanted a ride or just to stare at us. (all of them cars with males, so that ...

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