“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” John Steinbeck
“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” Benjamin Disraeli
“Beauty has an address.” Oman Tourist Board When you book an impromptu mini break to one of the world’s top ten most instagrammable hotels you can’t help but have high expectations. Luckily on this occasion our expectations were blown away by the jaw dropping reality of the remote and spectacular, Alila Jabal Akhdar mountain top
“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Battuta
Since moving to the UAE we have taken advantage of our location and travelled to many beautiful and exotic places. We have also been on some fantastic short-haul trips during the Eid breaks after Ramadan, so I thought I would share three of the fantastic places we have visited as we approach that time of year again, either just a drive or short flight away from Abu Dhabi.
“Oman is a country that seemed to escape the notice of all but the most intrepid of travellers until just a few years ago.” Unknown