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In Hawiyat Najm Park along the Oman coastal Highway 17 is the Bimmah Sinkhole, a spectacular natural wonder you shouldn't miss.
Among the many fantastic highlights of travel through Oman is visiting the country’s many wadis. Wadi Tiwi is not to be missed.
The joys of travel throughout Oman are in snagging a car and exploring the desert and sea over a long weekend.
As with many cities in the Middle East, the corniche in Beirut is the best way to experience the city. A walk to Rock of Raouché is a must.
For a break from the urban grit of Beirut, there may be no better escape within Lebanon than the ancient city of Byblos.
Located about 12 miles (20km) north of Beirut, Harissa has been a famed pilgrimage site in Lebanon for over a century.
Today it was as hot as 45°C (112F°) in the United Arab Emirates, but once I entered Al Bastakiya in Dubai, it felt up to 10°C cooler.
Bicycle sharing is now in Abu Dhabi with the recent launch of Yas Island BikeShare, and so far my impression of it is a big thumb's up!
If there was one city where I was tempted to burn my passport and cancel my ticket home, it would have to be Cape Town, largely because of Table Mountain.
El Rancho Vista Estates in Palm Springs is a stellar collection of mid-century architecture. Many of the homes have been restored.
Home to 200,000 people, Trieste is a fascinating corner of Italy with its Balkan, Hapsburg and Venetian influences.
When you cross the bridge driving into central Abu Dhabi, you cannot miss the soaring minarets and massive domes of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.