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  • Boat tours from the soon-to-open Atana Musandam hotel offer scenic cruises through the waters around Musandam.

    The Present Splendor of Oman’s Past

    21 May 2014
    A land of immense natural beauty, Oman’s northernmost peninsula makes for a wildly exotic experience.
  • The pool at the hotel.

    Alila’s New Jabal Akhdar Hotel in Oman

    15 Apr 2014
    Perched on the edge of a gorge high in the jagged Hajar Mountains lies the Alila Jabal Akhdar.
  • Skiffs on the beach at Mirbat.

    Oman: Into the Heart of Arabia

    16 Oct 2012
    Oman’s frankincense-scented souks and lavish beach resorts are undeniably beguiling. But to discover the true soul of the sultanate, you have to hea...
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    Oman: Shifting Sands

    07 Mar 2008
    The first conversation I have as I arrive in Muscat is an argument. Because Omanis pride themselves on being unfailingly polite, it is a gentle argume...