Ghubra resident Tasneem Khan, a professional and mother of an energetic three year old, has found a place to unwind after a long day. Her sanctuary - within four walls – is a 15-minute drive from her residence that offers her space to workout or take aerobic/yoga classes, a deep tissue massage, swim in a temperature controlled pool, or just sit in a chair with a cup of tea, relax and get her nails painted.
The golf course on the right as one drives to Al Mouj is often overlooked. More so for me. I’ve tried to stay away from anything to do with golf since being stranded once watching a six-hour game with no option to slip away. Then again, the idea of being fatally struck by a golf ball flying at 250kmph never really appeared to be an exciting option. So I kept driving past the golf course imagining happy golfers on the other side of the ‘green-creeper-embossed-wall’. Never once did I think of being back on a golf course and that too in search of flamingos.
In October, the Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz Carlton Hotel in Muscat opened its doors after a year-long makeover. At its inauguration ceremony, conducted across the lush lawns touching the beach, was the hashtag #thepalacereturns. For many present at the event, the hashtag provided not just an opportunity for an Instagram-worthy picture, but also a moment to be nostalgic about the three decades old palace hotel.
Being a henna designer and passionate about fashion, Najmah Hamdoon al Musallami wanted to do something ‘different’ - something not yet in the market - in her next move.
The XDubai Spartan Race brings the world’s biggest obstacle course race to Muscat with the objective to release the raw energy of participants.
The recent diplomatic dust-up over Chinese telecoms company Huawei, one of the leaders in developing equipment for fifth-generation mobile networks, has demonstrated that this technology which promises to enable an internet of things and self-driving vehicles also poses risks.
It is not the first time that Rolls-Royce has come late to a party and it probably won't be the last either. But when the folks at Goodwood do decide to make their presence felt, everything else that is called super luxury seems to just blur into the background.
At TEDxMuscatWomen 2018, these are the speakers who will talk about the relevance of ‘showing up’