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Eating Out at Qureshi Bab Al Hind – The Hyderabadi Dastarkhaun

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The Qureshi Bab Al Hind is located at The Hormuz Grand Hotel – Muscat. Known for their amazing ‘biryani’ and being part of the Qureshi family culinary legacy – the restaurant is now celebrating Hyderabadi cuisine. The Hyderabadi Dastarkhaun, is a new a’la carte menu being served for a limited time only (Until the 19th of October…
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Eating Out at Jashn – The Jashn Experience Menu

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  ‘Jashn’, is great at combining flavours to create some amazing dishes. While the cuisine is very Indian at heart, there is always an element of surprise that intrigues your taste buds! The NEW ‘Jashn’ experience menu is a snapshot of the very best (and some NEW) dishes on the menu. It is a set…
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Eating Out – Iftar at The Straits

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One of the things I love about life in Oman is the amazing ‘Iftar’ during the month of ‘Ramadan’. Even though it means having dinner at 7pm – I will not complain! I just enjoy eating out even more. For those of you who follow me on instagram, you know that I LOVE the buffet…
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Eating Out – The Kebabs & Curries Store

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  The Kebabs and Curries Store located in Al Khuwair brings you an oddly familiar feel in a nice new avatar! As the name suggests they serve a range of kebabs and curries! I visited them a few weeks ago and left completely stuffed!  We started off with a variety of Kebabs (Pictured above is…
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Eating Out – The Turkish Food Festival 2017

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The lovely people at Park Inn, Al Khuwair are celebrating Turkish cuisine (and how!!!). They have a limited period ‘Turkish food festival’ on until the 4th of March 2017! I had the pleasure of not only trying out some AMAZING food but I also spent an evening with their guest Chef Yavuz Yigit (Executive Chef…
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The Muttrah Fish Market

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  If you live in Muscat, you have probably visited the Muttrah fish market! Located at the Muttrah corniche, it’s a place where you can buy fresh fish or just visit to see the local fishermen sell their catch. It’s something fun to do if you have a kid who loves ‘feeeesh’. Baby E loves…
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Moving to Oman? Go to Expat.com

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Are you looking to move to Oman? Need help with finding a place to stay? Do you want to connect with other expats in the region? Then Expat.com is just the tool you need. The site is a reference to help out and support expatriates, all over the world and has over 14,000 members in…
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Eating Out – 4

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I‘m not a foodie but I love eating out. I’ve made it my mission to try as many restaurants in Muscat as I possibly can. ‘Eating Out’ is a series post that I enjoy writing as much as I enjoy eating out.  La Cigalo – Qurum We celebrated Baby E turning a year and a…
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A tale of 2 tattoos

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I have always been fascinated with tattoos – the idea of having a piece of art permanently etched into your skin has always intrigued me. Watching Ami and his team of artists work away on Miami Ink only motivated me to get a tattoo done someday. For me a tattoo is a piece of art,…
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44 Reasons Why I Love Oman

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On the 18th of November, Oman celebrated its 44th National Day. Everyone (and I mean everyone!) takes great pride in celebrating the achievements of the past while looking forward to Oman’s exciting future. It’s a day marked by great festivities, cheer and oodles of patriotism. Oman, has been a part of my life from the…
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