Our Hops, Skips and Jumps in 2018

Several hops,  one skip and two jumps – not too bad!  We had some great trips this year and I struck Monet’s garden from my wish list so happy enough with that!   Boston – our first trip of the year – and it was a cold one!! Read all about it: Boston   Morocco – […]

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Oman – A 10 Day Trip

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 […]

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Thinking of visiting Oman? – Some tips before you go.

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 […]

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Muscat – Impressions and Favourite Bits

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 […]

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Oman – 12 Hours at Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve

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 […]

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