Tag Archives: Oman

A Dhow Day on the Gulf of Oman

There is something about being on the open road that connotes freedom for me. It’s the same liberating feeling that I get when I go bike riding along the shore- that indescribable sensation of sailing through the air effortlessly, that feeling of having the weight of the world lifted off my back, that feeling of being untarnished by time or place. So when opportunities within my travels, beckon me Read more »

Globe-trot experience in Abu Dhabi

At the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque.   A couple of weekends ago I had the pleasure to trot the globe from Oman to Abu Dhabi for an extended weekend trip, courtesy of HM Sultanate Qaboos.  The weekends here in Oman were mandated from Thursday and Friday to Friday and Saturday...thus giving us happy government employees of Oman a free 3 day weekend the first weekend in May due to this change.  Oman and Saudi were the last two Read more »

Omani living, the true test of Expat life

Student art work of Omani Sultanate.   I’ve been inundated with inquiries about living in Oman as of late with plenty of people uber excited at the prospect of coming here to teach abroad.  While I sat upon my rooftop I felt inclined to write this piece while I pondered this life of living abroad the past few months in the Middle East. I must say that I feel like I’ve handled the culture shock of leaving Busan, South Korea Read more »