Oman is a growing destination in the Middle East for both business and pleasure. Muscat is the capital city set right on the Arabian Sea, an intoxicating mixture of old and new, traditional and luxurious.
Begin your day with breakfast at D’Arcy’s Kitchen, a British café that caters to Muscat’s extremely large British expat population. Try the pancakes for $5 — they’re served alongside banana fritters, cream and syrup. Great food aside, the restaurant is also an excellent location to begin your day thanks to its central location.
Visit Mutrah Souq, a traditional Arab marketplace where you’ll find plenty to look at among all of the people, shops and wares. From spices and sweets to gold and priceless antiques, you’ll find a little bit of everything among the chaos.
Grab lunch at Al Angham, an authentic Omani restaurant, from the architecture to the cuisine to the patterns on the silverware. While some offerings on the menu may not be very budget-conscious, you can easily walk away with a more affordable $20 lunch.
The Muscat Gate Museum details Oman’s and, more specifically, Muscat’s history, touching on Omani architecture, relics and the Falaj irrigation system. Admission is free.
For an atmospheric dinner, try The Beach Restaurant located on The Chedi Muscat’s private beach on the Gulf of Oman. The menu focuses on local seafood cuisine, and prices begin at $22 for entrees such as the lobster with rosemary whipped cream and the tuna tataki with spicy goat cheese spring rolls.
When you are home and lose your purse, it can be extremely problematic. When you are traveling and it happens, it can be disastrous. While the event itself can't be undone, following a few simple steps can help lessen the sting.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Singapore is known for being on the cutting edge of many industries, so it can be strange for foreigners to group the city-state with developing Southeast Asian nations like Thailand, Cambodia or Vietnam. But the multicultural hub represents diverse nationalities and religions, and knowing as much as possible before visiting Singapore can help you prevent any faux pas. Here are a few things you shouldn’t do when visiting Singapore.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Santa Monica, California, has such an incredible array of restaurants and bars, it can be difficult to choose one. Rustic Canyon on Wilshire Boulevard makes it easy to decide; the restaurant manages to clearly set itself apart from the rest.