SARAH WALTON: It’s a place of simple but genuine pleasures, truly a delightful destination in Oman
STEVE ROYSTON: His skill, wit and humour have brought the great traveller, Ibn Battuta, vividly to life. The latest on his travels delivers again.
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The authorities in the town are trying to up its profile and attract visitors with new initiatives
SARAH WALTON: There are some places in the world however, where the luxury you think you want is not the best you can get.
THE HEDONISTA: A minor setback then an evening full of flavour and warm company.
SUSIE OF ARABIA: Did I have the stamina for snorkelling in the Red Sea? Yes and it was so worth the trip.
THE HEDONISTA: Each bite holds the adventure, terroir, culture, simple pleasure, even that tick on the bucket list others can only find in grander things.
KJ, THE VIEW FROM FEZ: It’s a fascinating place but as a woman you may be worried travelling alone.What precautions should you take?
LAYLAH: You’ve got to really want to go, be willing to put up with a lot of red tape and meet strict entry criteria before being allowed entry to the Kingdom. Is it time for a re-think?
SARAH WALTON: “Us from Dubai are only occasional snow dwellers, and so I enter the fields in pink borrowed gear that results in the nickname “marshmallowzilla”…
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: Its every paving stone seemingly filled with shisha smokers, Edgware Road runs between Marble Arch and the Marylebone flyover. Some call it Little Beirut or Little Cairo.
AMERICAN BEDU: A Saudi man may want every woman to think that when he comes in the door all that’s expected of him is to take off his shoes, put his feet up and turn on the TV, but…
ALEXANDER MCNABB: It’s mad to have people looking at screens talking to customers when those customers could be looking at the screens themselves.