Wednesday, November 7

Welcome

This blog is the summary of my 1 year experience as an expatriate in the sultanate of Oman. Depending on your interest, I give you below my recommanded links to explore my blog :

Expat :
You're an expat in Oman or you are about to become one
-> expat thought : what is it to be an expat in Oman ?
-> cost of living in Oman : how much it will cost you to live in Oman
-> women expats in Oman : If you are a woman, or if your wife is coming with you in Oman

Tourist :
If you're coming to Oman as a tourist, you should first browse the following categories
-> tourism - places to visit : the places that you must see when visiting Oman
-> luxuruous hotels : where to stay if you have some budget
-> trekking : there are definitely some good treks to make here

Misc :
Funny facts about Oman
-> alcohol : how to drink alcohol in Oman
-> poo-poo trucks : If you see a puddle in the city, beware
-> The sultanate of oman, a revolution in trompe-l'oeil : statistics facts about Oman

31 comments:

  1. Salut,

    Je viens de découvrir ton blog sur Oman, qui est assez bien fait d'ailleurs.
    Moi j'y ai vécu un an et demi et j'ai même pas encore trié toutes les photos.



    C'est indiscret de te demander le métier que tu exercais en Oman.

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    Jean-Luc

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  2. salut jean-luc, je travaillais pour omantel

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  3. Re,

    Omantel j'y avais trouvé un bon emploi, mais j'ai été contraint par menace par mon employeur d'origine de refuser l'offre ( j'étais en disponibilité ). Pas glop.
    Tu comptes retourner travailler la bas un jour ?
    je te laisse mon email, supprimes le post une fois lu. jl@fan2mac.net

    ++

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  4. Hi,
    I have added your site to The Expat Directory as I think other Expats/future expats will find this a really useful resource.
    I have added you in the community section here: http://community.theexpatdirectory.com/Oman.htm

    If you wish, you can add a link back to us, info here: http://www.theexpatdirectory.com/information/Link_to_us.htm

    By the way, I still look back with fond memories of the volcanic like appearance and surroundings of Muscat, especially when entering from the sea. I have never seen anything like it anywhere else in the world.

    Thanks,
    TED

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  6. bonjour, hi
    i am a student of CFO
    i like ur blog
    can i link you
    pls email e at mct.bobby@gmail.com
    merci

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  7. Hola:
    Acabo de ver tu blog.
    Espero que visites mis blogs, son fotos de mi pueblo, de España y de Italia y Francia:

    http://blog.iespana.es/jfmmzorita

    http://blog.iespana.es/jfmm1

    http://blog.iespana.es/jfmarcelo

    donde encontrarás los enlaces de todos los blogs.
    UN SALUDO.

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  8. Salut Flotaz,

    j'ai cherché ton email sur ton blog mais sans succès... je te laisse donc un commentaire...

    Je bosse actuellement au Qatar et je pense venir en Oman pour l'Eid. Déjà, ton blog m'a convaincu que ca allait être canon ! merci !

    Sinon, j'aurais quelques questions :
    connais une compagnie de location de voiture pas chère et bien ?
    Oman pendant l'Eid c'est jouable ou il y a vraiment trop de monde ? (je crois pas que ca me fera changer d'avis mais bon...)

    mon email : guillaume.montandon@gmail.com

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  9. Bonjour,
    Mon post s'ajoute aux nombreux autres dûs à la qualité du blog.
    Je me suis lancée après une expatriation dans un projet de blog collectif; la page sur Oman est disponible là :http://www.explornation.com/asie/oman
    Si jamais vous aviez envie de reprendre vos activités d'écriture - en français cette fois - et d'ajouter ou de modifier des infos, les voyageurs vous en remercieront !
    Bien à vous,
    elise.

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  10. m gusta mucho tu blog lo visito a diario visita el mi y si t gusta deja un comentario y nos enlazamos los blogs

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  11. Nice blog. I never thought Oman can be very beautiful. I first saw it in an episode of Amazing Race Asia just last week, and i was instantly drawn to the place. I hope to get there myself and admire the places in person. Thanks!

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  12. Well done mate...very good infomation. I was in Oman 2000-01. You views as an expact were so true. I left Oman because of the same reason. My wife & I became bored. Nothing much to do aprat from work. After some time you are doing samr thing and your are going to same places and meeting same people.

    Excellant work & well done.

    Don from Australia.

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  13. Omã (in portuguese) seems to be a very beautiful country. Apparently, a nice place to visit but boring to live. Really?

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  14. wow, i thought i cant see more blog in regarding oman

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  15. hi
    i am doing a study of blogs in oman. please email me at samskrati@hotmail.com so that i can fwd u the questionnaire.
    thanks.
    dr. samskrati

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  16. Hi I would like to know how to find a car to take my family and me from Dubai to Muscat one way;

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  19. Hello everyone,

    Quite an interesting blog. I am moving to Oman in a few weeks and was exploring the possibility of a boarding school (a school with a residential hostel) for my kids. Would anyone of you know anything about such schools in Oman. It would be great if you could pass on any information

    Thanks
    Simran

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  21. Bonjour,
    je cherche à connaitre les quartiers sympa de Mascate pour regarder de plus près les prix actuels de l'immobilier (je reflechis à une proposition pour venir y travailler :-) ). Pouriez-vous m'orienter sur les quartiers sympa et ceux à éviter?
    Merci beaucoup. mon email: seb102@ifrance.com

    --
    Sébastien

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  22. Nice blog. I never thought Oman can be very beautiful. I first saw it in an episode of Amazing Race Asia , and I was instantly drawn to the place. I hope to get there myself and admire the places in person. Thanks!

    expat

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  23. Have a very happy christmas and here is Christmas with real Frankincense from Oman http://blog.omanholiday.co.uk/blog/_archives/2010/12/23/4710260.html

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  24. you should come back and do an update on the changes

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  25. It was really nice to see this information about oman. Thanks for sharing this one.
    Datastage

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  26. I think, Clickformeal.com should be added to the subjects. It`s Oman`s first online food ordering portal.

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  27. Thanks for the information and pictures. I was in Oman in 1969/70 and went into a canyon. I think it must have been Little Snake Canyon. Can you tell me the map coordinates so that I can view on Google earth

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  28. Nice blog, unfortunately many photos seem to be gone

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  29. The oman city looks great, my friend is also staying in Oman, but too much hot, because of desert, the petrol will be available more,

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