November 30, 2018.Reading time 9 minutes.
County Offaly is dead centre between Dublin and Galway. Known for its raised bogs, its often overlooked as a staycation destination but there’s loads to do and see in the county. The Slieve Bloom Mountains are located in the south of the county and lie half way between Belfast and Cork and half way […]
November 25, 2018.Reading time 27 minutes.
I know – it wasn’t on my radar either but I read an article in Wanderlust a few months back and followed up on it. We’d been to Dubai a couple of years ago but this sounded as though it had more character and more to offer (sorry Dubai!). So from a bit of extra […]
November 25, 2018.Reading time 10 minutes.
Before you go: Flights There are direct options from some major European cities to Muscat or, alternatively, connections from the Middle East hubs (which might be the cheaper option). Passport Make sure you have 6 months left on your passport. Visa E-visas are being rolled out but there have been glitches with […]
November 16, 2018.Reading time 20 minutes.
Wedged between the gulf of Oman and the Al Hajar Mountains, Muscat is considered one of the smallest capitals in the world and is made up of a few towns connected along the coast to form Greater Muscat. Once you leave the brand new airport terminal, you will immediately notice the amount of structural development […]
November 9, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t exactly get excited about turtles! – cute yes but I can take them or leave them! When planning for our trip to Oman, turtle viewing seemed to be one of the ‘must do’s’ so we stuck it in the itinerary. The place seemed isolated and a bit […]