Category Archives: Oman

This one’s for the boys (and Eimear)

With less than a week left in Salalah, I find myself daily taking stock of this most recent experience.  Today was my last day of work, tonight is my last Thursday night at Oasis, Monday is my last rugby practice. Back in … Continue reading

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How many goodbyes?

Originally posted on The Travelling Twin:
How many goodbyes does it take to start a new life? How many hugs? How many “I’ll miss you”s? How many promises to write? How many promises to visit? How many kisses? How many…

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Dress a Girl Around the World – Nepal!

Back in February, I posted about my friend Naomi wrangled a few of us expat ladies together to make some dresses for underprivileged girls around the world, in support of Dress a Girl Around the World.  This past month, Naomi … Continue reading

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My life is not a ‘permanent vacation’

I updated my Facebook status a while back, and a friend commented partially in jest that they thought my life was a ‘permanent vacation’.  I’ve known this friend since I was 4, and while I knew she was kidding around a … Continue reading

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Mating Octopus at China Wreck

A couple of weeks ago, while diving on China Wreck, my buddy and I came across a pair of mating octopus. Luckily, we saw them just before they ‘hooked up’, and since they weren’t shy, we managed to watch them … Continue reading

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How to get an Omani driver’s license

Step 1: Move to Oman for work. Step 2: After having your tourist visa extended, take an all-expenses paid to Dubai so that you can (finally) be issued your work visa two months after you first arrive in the Middle … Continue reading

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Eight random, and hopefully helpful, tips about travel

In my experience of travelling, I have learned a few practical things that I thought I would pass along to help make your journeys a bit easier: 1. Have a travelling ‘comfort kit’. Mine includes earplugs, hair elastics, bobby pins, eye … Continue reading

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