MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA/OMAN
Oman is everything you would expect from modern Arabia and even more. With an amazing coastline in the Persian Gulf, a series of staggering mountains and canyons and one of the most welcoming people in the Middle East, it is certainly worth visiting.
From the port of Muscat, the predecessors of the Omani people traded to all over the known world since the ancient times. Therefore, even the Arabic and Muslim elements are principal, the nation is characterized by diversity in terms of culture, tolerance and a huge effort to maintain their ancient identity.
The landscapes of the country will leave you breathless. From beaches full of palm trees to deep caves and from the exotic deserts to the modern skyscrapers, Oman has it all! With warm climate and the sun shining most months of the year, it is a great alternative for those who want to see Arabia outside of glam and wealth filters.