Belem Tower, Lisbon – And a Few More Attractions!

    Belem is a municipality that is situated in the extreme south-west of the city. Its name is the shortened form of the Spanish word for Bethlehem and is a place that has quite a bit to offer. Background to Belem Belem has been occupied by people ever since the Paleolithic era, which means…

The Floating Mosque of Jeddah – An Architectural and Cultural Beauty

There are many floating mosques found throughout the world ranging from the Middle-East to Malaysia, but the Masjid al Rahma in Jeddah is one of the most captivating examples.     Background to the Mosque The mosque has been built on a sturdy platform of stilts that are generally concealed beneath the water, which gives…

What To Pack For A Desert Safari – Essential Safari Survival Kit

Desert safaris can be a fun and exciting adventure. But there are a few things you need to pack to ensure your safari experience will be nothing short of entertaining and memorable. Omani desert One of the many things to do in Sohar, is to embark on a desert safari. Many hotels in Oman such as Al…