Middle East

By The Wandering Vegan

Muscat, Oman

I have to admit that I was not looking forward to visiting Muscat after how ridiculous my previous entry & exit experiences had been with passport control in Salalah, Oman. I was expecting a lot of grief and delays. The guy at passport control was clearly preoccupied with a text message conversation he was having,…

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By The Wandering Vegan

Manama, Bahrain

If there was any advice about Bahrain I got, it was the same one from everyone: “a day is the right amount of time.” Yup. A day was plenty. It’s a small country, and it also didn’t have anything that jumped out at me as overwhelmingly unique that needed more time to investigate. It’s another…

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By The Wandering Vegan

Salalah, Oman

I flew from Jeddah via Muscat (the capital) to Salalah, Oman on Oman Air. The airport shuttle bus from the terminal out to the plane was the most comfortable, luxurious airport shuttle I’ve ever seen. Look at these seats! My transit in Muscat was horrific. I’ve lost some weight in my face since my passport…

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