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Rolls-Royce Cullinan: Off-road super luxury redefined

Rolls-Royce Cullinan: Off-road super luxury redefined

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.

First Look

First Look

At TEDxMuscatWomen 2018, these are the speakers who will talk about the relevance of ‘showing up’ 

Steering awareness

Steering awareness

Sitting in his wheelchair and soaking in the rays of the morning sun in his dhow anchored at the Al Mouj Marina, Capt Mohammed bin Said al Hajri is waiting for his breakfast rendezvous. The captain of his dhow, he is on a ‘Journey of Love’ from the shores of Qatar to the neighbouring countries to raise awareness and funds for people with disability.

Afghanistan showcased in Oman

Afghanistan showcased in Oman

Not just in Oman but the world over, most people relate Afghanistan with war. Food doesn’t come to one’s mind at the mention of the country and very few know how tasty Afghan cuisine is. That is because – among other things - not until recently, there was no restaurant in Muscat that served authentic Afghan cuisine. To taste proper Afghan food in Oman involved an extensive hunt, but no more so since the opening of Wakha Restaurant in Qurm.

Health: Break a sweat

Health: Break a sweat

Gone are the days when exercising was just a routine activity. For the millennial, today even a workout needs to be appealing and must have a creative twist. In Muscat, within city limits there are a couple of unconventional workouts that are gaining popularity. Taking advantage of the coastline and open spaces, people are opting for activities tailored around these elements in an effort to escape the monotony and boredom that can creep into any routine.

Reintroducing Yemeni coffee to Oman

Reintroducing Yemeni coffee to Oman

Did you know the mocha you order at the coffee shop  has a history that stretches back thousands of years? It’s the name of a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen that was once a coffee hub. Mocha was associated with coffee since its founding and a major hub of the commodity from the 15th century until the early 18th century and is the reason why Yemeni coffee has its place in the world.

The Quilting Community

The Quilting Community

Thirty-five years ago, a small group of women in Muscat  started gathering at each others homes and sat through hot afternoons with their quilting threads and needles. They believed then (and still do) that these sessions fostered a strong sense of community for women coming from different cultures and ethnicities. They were glued together with one commonality: Their love for quilting.

Off the beaten path

Off the beaten path

An hour before landing in Bangkok, I had already planned my day: It revolved mostly around the Thai food that I would eat at the places that I frequented some years ago.