My Pre-Blog Travels: Part II – Muscat, Oman

I began to travel years before I had a blog, and in retrospect wish I could have shared those early, formative journeys online. I’ve recently found that looking at my old travel photos re-kindles not just memories but, at least somewhat, feelings. My digital photos only date back to the mid 2000′s, but there are […]

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My Pre-Blog Travels: Part I – Muscat, Oman

I began to travel years before I had a blog, and in retrospect I wish I could have shared those early, formative journeys online. I’ve recently found that looking at my old travel photos re-kindles not just memories but, at least somewhat, feelings. My digital photos only date back to the mid 2000’s, but there […]

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Weekend Snapshot – Boys in Dishdashas in Muscat, Oman

As many parts of the Middle East rock in the midst of seismic political shifts, most of this region remains at quietly at peace, unchanged and unchanging, lives marching forward as usual, dreams and plans intact, traditions untouched. One of the aspects that touches me most about the Middle East, particularly the Persian Gulf countries, […]

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How Spending 10 Hours in a First Class Airport Lounge Saved Me Money

Traveling with limited funds typically does not land you in premium class airport lounges. While on a recent layover at the Muscat Airport, though, spending over 10 hours in the Premium Class Lounge actually saved me approximately $78.00. During previous flights out of the Muscat Airport, I’ve noticed a sign at the bottom of the […]

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