Category: Round The World Trip

A Beautiful Mosque in Abu Dhabi

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ended up being one of the most beautiful building I’ve ever visited in my life.

Unexpected Dubai

The images I usually saw of Dubai in the media were always of extreme wealth: towering skyscrapers and artificial islands shaped as giant palm trees or a map of the world.

In Review: 14 Days of Backpacking in Oman

Spending summary, my favorite pictures, and how it is to backpack in this traditional Middle Eastern country.

A Visit to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

On the morning of my last day in Oman, I visited this impressive mosque completed in 2001 and named after the current sultan of the country. It first caught my attention when my taxi drove past its beautiful night lights on the day I arrived to the country.

Bahla Fort, The Tombs of Al Ayn, and Misfat Al Abryeen

Just like the town of Sur, Nizwa is another good base with lots of interesting surrounding sites to explore, including two UNESCO World Heritage sites and a picturesque old mountain village.