Purpose build,smaller privately owned hostel with a big atmosphere. Clean and friendly has been our reputation in one of the best locations in Australia....... more
Purpose build,smaller privately owned hostel with a big atmosphere. Clean and friendly has been our reputation in one of the best locations in Australia. Hospitality is our industry with free surfboards, body boards, kayaks
Advantages: Friendly people, nice hotels, some nice things to visit, good weather Disadvantages: No history, too much like other cities
...10 stories high. While we were there we also saw a new resort being built on the coast, which looked a bit like a mini Benidorm.
Prices and shopping
The Omani currency is Omani Rials. One Rial is about £1.40. Goods in Oman are not much cheaper than in England, but food is quite a bit cheaper. Many of the shops are the same anyway - McDonalds or Pizza Hut anyone? The shops seem to cluster...
...Whilst this horrendous war that we're currently involved in is going on I find my thoughts drawn back to my stay in the Middle East.
The country I resided in for three months was Oman, where the family joined hubby who was working there.
My visit made such a lasting impression that I thought I'd share it.
Firstly, the reason for us being there was my husband was involved in building...
Advantages: Warm weather all year round, Absoloutley beautiful beaches and scenery, Great wildlife tours i.e. Turtle beaches, Friendly and helpful people, generally cheap Disadvantages: Many products unavailable due to its remoteness, can be extremely hot from May to September, Excluding main cities - not many people speak english and will need an Arabic phrasebook
...I have recently travelled to Oman, and oh my, what a country! I travelled with Emirates flying from Manchester to Muscat with a connection in Dubai, for approximately £470 through Dial-A-Flight. You will only need between £300 to £600 spending money for a large group of people as food is generally cheap, as is camping equipment.
In order to really see Oman, you need to visit it via a camping...
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