My 10 years in Oman
Caterina Carannante is an Italian journalist and a corporate affairs consultant, who moved to Oman 10 years ago and started her entrepreneurial adventure setting up a local company, Tricolore International LLC, for the promotion of Made in Italy. You can contact her at email@example.com
From a link to the West and its historical tradition of lyrical opera to an entryway to the East and a potential new musical identity. It’s the ambitious journey of the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM), that yesterday launched its eighth season with Georges Bizet’s masterpiece, Carmen.
Beware of plane pickpockets. It may sound like an odd warning: after all where would a thief run to, into the confined space of an aircraft at 10,000m altitude? But surprisingly, while not so widespread, the inflight theft appears to be a reality, and on the rise.
Have you ever taken a bus in Muscat? Has it ever occurred to you to leave your car in the garage and go to work, to the mall or to the restaurant, aboard a red Mwasalat bus?
Take six random people from around the world, from the US to Thailand. Ask them to pack their bags and be ready to jump on a flight without knowing when, to where and with whom. Just before boarding, reveal the destination: Sultanate of Oman. Let the adventure start.
If there ever was a global enemy to tackle, it is plastics, and particularly the single-use plastic bags, against which a united front is created. Almost every day a new country joins the list of states that have already adopted restrictive measures for their use, making hard to keep count.