Oman has seen enormous development over the last 50 years and has become an economic powerhouse in the Middle East. As one of the most developed countries in the Arab world, it’s the perfect place for students to spend a semester overseas.
Oman boasts an excellent infrastructure and friendly locales, and is rich and historical with influences from both India and Eastern Africa. Though it is still culturally conservative, as well as traditionally Muslim, it is a welcoming atmosphere for Western students. As long as you’re respectful of the culture, they’ll respect you!
Students interested in Christian-Muslim relations, Eastern Arabian history or the ever-changing economic industry of the Middle East will find valuable insight by studying in Oman. The country features a wealth of universities with strong programs in all of the aforementioned areas, alongside wonderful opportunities to get out and explore the country. Almost 600,000 of Oman’s residents are non-nationals, meaning the country has an unusually high level of diversity for the region.
Oman’s landscape is primarily dry dessert, but you’ll also find beautiful beaches and plateaus along the coast. Areas of highlight include the beaches of Salalah and the Jebel Akhad plateaus. If you’re uncertain of where to begin your study abroad journey, check out the programs offered by the Center for International Learning or The Oman Semester offered through Northwestern College.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
There are many different ways to consume the news in today’s world. Traditional newspapers have become a thing of the past with more and more people choosing to get news from digital outlets. In the age of technology, the issue that arises is there are so many different websites and news outlets to gather information. It’s difficult at times for consumers to figure out which app or website gives them the information most important or relevant to them.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
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Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.